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European Quantum Company IQM Raises €128m

Espoo, Finland, 22 July 2022 – IQM Quantum Computers (IQM), a European builder of superconducting quantum computers, announced today it has raised €128 million  ($128m) in Series A2 funding led by World Fund to expand its international business and accelerate product development. The funding,  which follows a €39m ($39m) Series A1 announcement in 2020 and […]

Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC) Meeting July 21-22

July 21, 2022 — The next meeting of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC), the federal advisory committee for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science’s program on Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), will take place on Thursday, July 21, and Friday, July 22, 2022, from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT (ending at […]

The More You Scale, the Less You Pay … No, Really

Ansys Cloud, the managed cloud service provided by Ansys and enabled on Microsoft Azure, recently announced availability of 3rd Gen AMD EPYC processors with AMD 3D V-Cache with HBv3 virtual machines (VMs). The development unites three powerful catalysts of innovation — chip development, simulation, and cloud computing — to offer a more robust, three-layered approach to computing without on-premises hardware restrictions.

Quantum: QCI Claims Solving 3,854-Variable Optimization Problem in 6 Minutes for BMW

LEESBURG, Va., July 20, 2021 – Quantum Computing Inc. (QCI) today announced it has solved an optimization problem with over 3,800 variables in six minutes by applying a new quantum hardware technology called Entropy Quantum Computing (EQC) to the BMW Vehicle Sensor Placement challenge. The problem consisted of 3,854 variables and more than 500 constraints. In […]

The Evolution of HPC Storage: More Choices Yields More Decisions

[SPONSORED CONTENT] The past few years have brought many changes into the HPC storage world, both with technology like non-volatile memory express (NVMe) or persistent memory, and the growth of software defined storage solutions. Gone are the days when IBM Spectrum Scale (secretly, we know we all still call it GPFS) or Lustre were the only real choices in the market. In retrospect, the choice was easy: you picked one of the two and away you went.  And nobody ever wondered if they made the right choice.   

Nominations Are Open for NSF’s Alan T. Waterman Award

July 18, 2022 — The Alan T. Waterman is the U.S. National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Highest Honor, an award recognizes an outstanding early career researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the NSF. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 to use over a five-year period for […]

Dotmatics Launches Chemistry Solution for Small Molecule Drug Discovery

Boston, July 18, 2022 – Dotmatics, an R&D scientific software company connecting science, data and decision-making, today announced the release of its Chemistry Solution for Small Molecule Drug Discovery, a package of scientific R&D applications, workflows and data management capabilities. The solution combines Dotmatics’ enterprise scientific platform with workflows and best practices derived from the […]

With 4X Boost, Cumulus-2 HPC Cluster Goes into Climate Research Action at Oak Ridge Atmospheric Facility

Oak Ridge, TN — Oak Ridge National Laboratory has launched a new, more powerful computer system to support climate data research conducted by the DOE’s Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility. Procured and managed by the National Center for Computational Sciences (NCCS) at ORNL, the Cumulus-2 cluster is a Dell HPC system with 16,384 processing cores […]

ORNL Director Zacharia to Retire

Dr. Thomas Zacharia announced his retiremnt as director of Oak Ridge National Laboratory at the end of 2022, the culmination of a 35-year career at the science and energy laboratory. The news follows another significant upper management change at the lab last month — the retirement of  Dr. Jeff A. Nichols as associate laboratory director […]

Arizona State Univ. to Hold HPC Research Computing Expo Aug. 1-2

Arizona State University Research Computing will sponsor a two-day expo to prepare students, staff and faculty for usage of the ASU supercomputer on Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 1 and 2, 8 am to 5 PM Moutain Time. The event will be held at Memorial Union, Alumni Room, in Tempe, AZ. Registerat https://researchacademy.asu.edu/events/2022-08-01/2022-research-computing-expo The intent is to […]