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DOE Funds $13M for Adapting Scientific Software to Run on Exascale Supercomputers

July 21, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced more than $13 million for five advanced-computing projects across nine states, including $4.4 million to U.S. universities. The projects will focus on adapting scientific software to run on the coming generation of increasingly powerful supercomputers. The goal is to decrease the effort necessary […]

ALCF Computing Time Awarded to 16 projects

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) has awarded 16 projects totaling 6.75 million node-hours at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF). Each year, the ASCR program, which manages some of the world’s most powerful supercomputing facilities, selects ALCC projects in areas that aim to further DOE […]

DOE Funding $29M to Develop Advanced Chemical Sciences Software

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $28.9 million in funding for nine research projects to advance the development of sophisticated software for the chemical sciences. Funding totals approximately $8.4 million in Fiscal Year 2021 dollars for projects of up to four years in duration, with outyear funding contingent on congressional appropriations. A list of projects can be found here. Projects funded in this announcement will develop new computational methods and open-source codes to take advantage of […]

ORNL Names Innovation Crossroads Cohort of Manufacturing, Building and Clean Energy Technology Entrepreneurs

Six science and technology innovators from across the United States will join the fifth cohort of Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Innovation Crossroads program in June. The southeast’s only research and development program for entrepreneurs based at a U.S. Department of Energy national laboratory, Innovation Crossroads provides support to science-based startups to help advance game-changing technologies […]

DOE Picks 32 Students for Computational Fellowships

June 2, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)announced the selection of 32 outstanding undergraduate and graduate students across the nation to receive the prestigious DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship, jointly managed by the Office of Science and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). A list of fellows, their institutions, and their fields […]

HPC4EI Spring 2021 Solicitation Webinar May 18

HPC4EnergyInnovation (HPC4EI) leadership will present a live webinar titled “National Laboratories Partner with U.S. Manufacturers to Increase Innovation and Energy Efficiency.” On Tuesday, May 18 at 1 pm PT. Presentation will be an overview of the solicitation application process, topics of interest and tips for using proposal system and is designed for those who are new to the program […]

DOE: $10M for Quantum Information Science and Nuclear Physics Research

May 6, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for interdisciplinary research in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and nuclear physics. The aim of this funding is to draw on the expertise and capabilities of the nuclear physics community to advance areas of interest such as quantum computing and quantum sensors, and […]

DOE’s Best Practices for HPC Software Developers Webinar Series — May 12

May 5, 2021 — The IDEAS Productivity project, in partnership with the DOE Computing Facilities of the ALCF, OLCF, and NERSC and the DOE Exascale Computing Project (ECP) will resume the webinar series on Best Practices for HPC Software Developers, begun in 2016. One-hour webinars on topics in scientific software development and high-performance computing, approximately once a […]

Caterpillar and Argonne Use HPC to Simulate Better Efficiency, Reduced Emissions in Diesel Engines

Heavy-duty diesel engines power most large vehicles used in the construction, mining and transportation industries in the United States. To tackle problems of fuel efficiency and pollution, researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory joined forces with Caterpillar Inc., manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, using Argonne’s HPC resources, to develop designs […]

DOE Issues Funding Opportunity for HPC4EI

Washington, DC — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative will issue a Spring 2021 solicitation in May 2021 covering the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program. HPC4Mfg is funded with support from the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office. HPC4EI programs are designed […]