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Argonne Names 5 New Distinguished Fellows

Argonne National Laboratory has named for 2021 five new Argonne Distinguished Fellows, the lab’s highest title: Pete Beckman, Lois Curfman McInnes and Rick Stevens from the Computing, Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) directorate; Jeffrey Elam from the Energy and Global Security (EGS) directorate; and Stephen Gray from the Physical Sciences and Engineering (PSE) directorate. Of […]

ExaWind: How Exascale-class HPC Will Help Optimize Skyscraper-sized Wind Turbines of the Future

A wind power revolution is blowing through the U.S. electrical industry, and exascale-class supercomputing is expected to play an increasingly instrumental role in its growth. The Energy Information Administration puts wind power’s share of America’s electricity generation at 8.4 percent in 2020, up from less than 1 percent in 1990. Increasingly competitive on cost and […]

DOE: Up to $400M Open Call Funding for Basic Research to Advance Science

Oct. 1, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $400 million in funding for a range of research opportunities to support DOE’s clean energy, economic, and national security goals. The funding will advance the priorities of DOE’s Office of Science and its major programs, including advanced scientific computing research, basic […]

DOE’s Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee to Meet Sept. 29-30

The next meeting of the Advanced Scientific Computing Advisory Committee (ASCAC), the federal advisory committee for the US Department of Energy Office of Science’s program on Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) will take place on Wednesday, September 29th, and Thursday, September 30th, 2021, from 11-3 EDT via Zoom. For information on how to join the meeting, please visit […]

ORNL’s Del-Castillo-Negrete to Receive HENAAC Award

September 24, 2021 — Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Diego Del-Castillo-Negrete, a distinguished staff member in the Fusion Energy Division, is being honored for his scientific achievements with a Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference, or HENAAC, award given by Great Minds in STEM, a nonprofit organization that focuses on STEM education awareness programs in underserved communities. […]

DOE Names 3 2021 Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellows

September 23, 2021 — The Department of Energy (DOE) announced three DOE National Laboratory scientists as DOE Office of Science Distinguished Scientist Fellows. This honor, authorized by the America COMPETES Act, is bestowed on National Laboratory scientists with outstanding records of achievement and provides each Fellow with $1 million over three years to support activities that […]

DOE Funds $17.5M for 3 ORNL-led Quantum Research Projects

September 22, 2021 — Of the $61 million recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy for quantum information science studies, $17.5 million will fund research at DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. These projects will help build the foundation for the quantum internet, advance quantum entanglement capabilities — which involve sharing information through paired particles of light […]

NNSA in $40M Deal for 40PFLOPS of Dell HPC Clusters

Sept. 21, 2001 — The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration’s (DOE/NNSA’s) Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) announced the awarding of a subcontract to Dell Technologies for additional supercomputing systems to support NNSA’s nuclear deterrent mission. In partnership with Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), the second Commodity Technology Systems […]

LLNL Reports on Inaugural ML for Industry Forum

LLNL held its first-ever Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I) on Aug. 10-12. Co-hosted by the Lab’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center (HPCIC) and Data Science Institute (DSI), the virtual event brought together more than 500 participants from the Department of Energy (DOE) complex, commercial companies, professional societies and academia. Industry sponsors included ArcelorMittal, Cerebras Systems, Ford Motor Company, […]

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 […]