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ORNL/Purdue Team Wins CT Imaging Competition

Aug. 16, 2022 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced that a multidisciplinary team of researchers from ORNL and Purdue University won the Truth CT Reconstruction Grand Challenge, which was organized by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM). The team’s win was announced at the 2022 AAPM Annual Meeting in Washington, DC, in […]

DOE Picks Los Alamos Lab for $9.25M Nuclear Energy Research HPC Project

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the selection of Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) to lead a $9.25 million, five-year collaborative project in nuclear energy research through the Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing (SciDAC) program. SciDAC brings together researchers in science and energy with those in software development, applied mathematics, and computer science […]

RMACC Names Poster Winner at HPC Symposium

BOULDER, CO – Haniye Kashgarani, a graduate student at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, has been named the winner of the annual student poster competition at the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium’s (RMACC) High Performance Computing Symposium. This was the RMACC’s 12th annual HPC Symposium and the 10th annual Student Poster Competition held in conjunction with […]

Argonne’s Polaris Supercomputer Deployed for Scientific Research

Argonne National Laboratory announced that the Polaris supercomputer, a 44-petaflops HPE system powered by AMD CPUs and NVIDIA GPUs, is now open to the research community. Researchers can apply for computing time through the ALCF’s Director’s Discretionary allocation program. Details on the system can be found here. The system, housed at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility […]

Travis Humble Named Director of Quantum Science Center at ORNL

Travis Humble has been named director of the Quantum Science Center headquartered at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The QSC is a multi-institutional partnership spanning industry, academia and government institutions and is tasked with investigating the potential of quantum materials, sensors and algorithms. Humble was named deputy director in 2020, when DOE […]

DOE Announces Recipients of $8.3M for High Energy Density Plasmas Research

Aug. 8, 2022 — Today, the Department of Energy’s Office of Science (SC) and DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) announced the recipients of $8.3 million for 20 research projects in High-Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP). The list of projects can be found on the FES homepage under the heading “What’s New.” The projects were selected […]

Registration Open for 2022 International HPC User Forums in October

ST PAUL, Minn., August 9, 2022 — HPC-AI industry analyst firm Hyperion Research  announced that registration is now open for two International HPC User Forums in October. The first event, hosted by CEA and TERATEC will be held in Paris on Monday and Tuesday, October 3-4, 2022 at the Cercle National des Armées | CNA Paris. […]

HPC Analyst Firm Hyperion Research Expands Survey Team

ST PAUL, Minn., August 2, 2022— HPC and AI industry analyst firm Hyperion Research announced the addition of Cary Sudan as the organization’s new principal survey specialist. “Hyperion Research continutes to expand our support team in response to our steady growth of new clients and new projects,” said Earl Joseph, Hyperion Research CEO. “We are […]

OME and Glenco Software Launch OMERO and OMERO Plus for OME-NGFF Support

SEATTLE and DUNDEE, United Kingdom, Aug. 2, 2022 — Today the Open Microscopy Environment (OME) and Glencoe Software announced the latest versions of OMERO and OMERO Plus with support for OME-NGFF, a cloud-friendly data format optimized for multi-dimensional bioimaging datasets. This technology is designed to make working with bioimaging data in cloud deployments easier, faster […]

Exascale: ECP’s QMCPACK Project for Predicting and Controlling Materials

In this episode of the Let’s Talk Exascale podcast, produced by  DOE’s Exascale Computing Project, the topic is an ECP subproject called QMCPACK, which aims to find, predict, and control materials from first principles with predictive accuracy. This episode offers a conversation with QMCPACK’s principle investigator, Paul Kent, a distinguished R&D staff member at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. The discussion