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ALCF, IIT Team Develops Benchmark for Scientific Deep Learning Efficiency

The emergence of deep learning techniques has provided a new tool for accelerating scientific exploration and discoveries. A group of researchers from the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF) and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) set out to improve the efficiency of deep learning-driven research by developing a new benchmark, named DLIO, to investigate the […]

DOE Funds $13M Project for Adapting Scientific Software for HPC

A project involving researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and national lab and academic collaborators has received U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) funding as part of an effort to adapt scientific software for next-generation high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The project is a collaboration among LLNL, the University of Utah (lead investigator Ganesh Gopalakrishnan and Pavel Panchekha), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory […]

SDSC Houses Novel Metabolomics Data Repository

September 14, 2021 — How is the “normal” resting heart rate determined? How does the American Diabetes Association establish the “normal” fasting glucose value? Understanding these “normal” ranges for metabolism is complex, especially because the human body may contain tens of thousands of metabolites at any one time; each individual molecule could be tied to […]

Sandia: New 3D-imaging Workflow Could Certify HPC Materials Simulations

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Sandia National Laboratories researchers have announced they have created a method of processing 3D images for computer simulations that could have beneficial implications for several industries, including health care, manufacturing and electric vehicles. At Sandia, the method could prove vital in certifying the credibility of high-performance computer (HPC) simulations used in determining […]

How the Sea Slug Could Help Make AI Smarter

If you’ve seen “My Octopus Teacher” you know how intelligent creatures of the deep can be. Now comes research from Purdue University indicating that the sea slug, a most basic and simple of sea animals, may help AI hardware get smarter. A team of Purdue researchers today announced the findings of a study showing that […]

Registration Opens for Oct. 1 HPC4EI National Manufacturing Day

Sept. 13, 2021 — Registration is free and open to the public for HPC4EI Manufacturing Day, Friday, Oct. 1 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. ET, and will feature Pamela Isom, director of the Artificial Intelligence and Technology Office of the U.S. Department of Energy, and Doug Kothe, director of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project at […]

NCAR Official to Discuss New Supercomputer Friday at Univ. of Wyoming

September 13, 2021 — A top director with the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is coming to the University of Wyoming to discuss the capabilities and uses of a new supercomputer that will be installed in the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center (NWSC) near Cheyenne. Thomas Hauser, director of NCAR’s Computational and Information Systems Laboratory Technology […]

The State of Quantum Computing Today: Market Sizing, CAGR Projections, Buyer Expectations

Though embryonic, the quantum computing industry is coming into focus, taking on the earmarks of a viable entity on the computing landscape – earmarks that have progressed beyond the possibilities, promises and potential that have mostly characterized the technology to date. Examples: as quantum offers increasing early-stage utility, we can foresee the way in which […]

NCSA Participating in $25M Programmable Plant Systems Initiative

Researchers from the Center for Digital Agriculture (CDA) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) will be part of the newly-announced Center for Research on Programmable Plant Systems (CROPPS). The new Center will work to leverage digital solutions and techniques for understanding how plants interact and communicate. Initially funded for five years, the center is a […]

DOE Funds $16M for Scientific ML Research

Sept. 9, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $16 million for five collaborative research projects to develop artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) algorithms for enabling scientific insights and discoveries from data generated by computational simulations, experiments, and observations. The research projects range from single Principal Investigator (PI) to multi-PI, […]