JPMorgan Chase, Argonne and Quantinuum Show Theoretical Quantum Optimization Speedup

June 5, 2024 — In a new paper in Science Advances on May 29, researchers at JPMorgan Chase, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory and Quantinuum have demonstrated clear evidence of a quantum algorithmic speedup for the quantum approximate optimization algorithm (QAOA). This algorithm has been studied extensively and has been implemented […]

INCITE Proposal Writing Webinar May 7

May 2, 2024 — The Department of Energy’s Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is the principal means for the scientific community gains access to DOE’s leadership-class supercomputers at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. The next INCITE Proposal Writing Webinar will take place on May […]

INCITE Call for Proposals for Access to Leadership-Class Supercomputers Open through June 14

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Innovative and Novel Computational Impact on Theory and Experiment (INCITE) program is now accepting proposals for high-impact, computationally intensive research projects in a broad array of science, engineering and computer science domains. Proposals must be submitted between April 10 and June 14, 2024. Open to researchers from academia, industry and […]

ALCF User Community: Call for Argonne Art of Science Images, April 23 Deadline

Argonne National Laboratory has issued call for images for the 2024 Argonne Art of Science Contest.Submission deadline for science visualizations: Tuesday, April 23. For submission and prize details, visit this webpage.  This is open to the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility  user community, The contest is accepting scientific visualizations of research created using ALCF computing resources. […]

ALCF Announces Online AI Testbed Training Workshops

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility has announced a series of training workshops to introduce users to the novel AI accelerators deployed at the ALCF AI Testbed. The four individual workshops will introduce participants to the architecture and software of the SambaNova DataScale SN30, the Cerebras CS-2 system, the Graphcore Bow Pod system, and the GroqRack […]

Argonne: ATPESC Training Application Deadline Extended to March 10

The application deadline for the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) program has been extended to Sunday, March 10. This year marks the 12th  year for ATPESC, which  provides intensive, two-week training on the key skills, approaches, and tools to design, implement, and execute computational science and engineering applications on current high-end computing systems […]

ALCF Developer Session Feb. 28: Aurora’s Exascale Compute Blade

On Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility will hold a webinar from 11 am-noon CT on the compute blade of the Aurora exascale supercomputer. Registration for the event can be found here. Led by ALCF’s Servesh Muralidharan, the session will cover details of the blade’s components, and the flow of data between them, […]

ALCF Student Training Series: Intro to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers, Feb. 6-March 26

The deadline is Monday, Jan. 15, to register for the free, online series “Introduciton to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers,” hosted by the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). The series will focus on teaching the fundamentals of using world-class supercomputers to advance the use of AI for research. Registration and other information can be found here. […]

ATPESC 2024: Applications to Learn about Advanced Computing Due February 28

The annual Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) is scheduled for July 28-August 9, 2024. The call for applications is open through February 28, 2024. The application can be found here. For more information, contact The event will be held at the Q Center in St. Charles, IL (Chicago area). The program, which […]

ALCF: Groq AI Online Workshop, Dec. 6-7

The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility will host an online workshop to learn about the ALCF’s new GroqRack system on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 6 and 7 from 1:30 to 5 pm Central Time. To register go here. The ALCF said the Groq machine’s AI inference capabilities can assist users in making predictions, discovering patterns in […]