Asmeret Asefaw Berhe Issues Letter of Farewell as Director of DOE Office of Science

Following the news last week of her departure as director of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science since May 2022, Dr. Asmeret Asefaw Berhe has issued a letter of farewell to her agency and White House colleagues. Dr. Berhe is currently on leave from the….

DOE Awards $5.2M to HPC for Energy Projects, Announces Intent for Spring 2024 Solicitation

March 11, 2024 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $5.2 million federal investment for 13 projects that will tap into the DOE national laboratories’ high performance computing (HPC) resources to help industry partners improve material performance, advance manufacturing processes, and reduce industrial emissions. These collaborative projects will address manufacturing and materials challenges […]

DOE: E4S for Extreme-Scale Science Now Supports Nvidia Grace and Grace Hopper GPUs

E4S, the open source Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack for HPC-AI scientific applications, now incorporates AI/ML libraries and expands GPU support to include the Nvidia Grace and Grace Hopper architectures. E4S is a community effort to provide open-source….

Exascale’s New Software Frontier: LatticeQCD for Particle Physics

“Exascale’s New Frontier,” a project from the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility, explores the new applications and software technology for driving scientific discoveries in the exascale era. The Science Challenge One of the most challenging goals for researchers in the fields of nuclear and particle physics is to better understand the interactions between quarks and gluons — […]

DOE $36M Funding Opportunity: AI for Science

Feb. 13, 2024: The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program, is issuing a $36 million funding opportunity announcement for basic computer science and applied mathematics research in the fundamentals of artificial intelligence (AI) for science. Deadline for letters of intent: Tuesday, March 19, 5 pm ET. Deadline for […]

LLNL-led SCREAM Team Clinches Inaugural Gordon Bell Prize for Climate Modeling

A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)-led effort that performed an unprecedented global climate model simulation on the world’s first exascale supercomputer has won the first-ever Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Gordon Bell Prize for Climate Modelling, ACM officials announced Thursday. The Simple Cloud Resolving E3SM Atmosphere Model (SCREAM) team, led by LLNL staff scientist Peter Caldwell and […]

Data Days Brings Department of Energy Labs Together for Discussions on Data Management and More

Data researchers, developers, data managers and program managers from the Department of Energy national laboratories visited Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Oct. 24-26 to discuss the latest in data management, sharing and accessibility at the 2023 DOE Data Days (D3) workshop. The three-day event, sponsored by the National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Office of Defense Nuclear […]

DOE Announces 2024 ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge, Pre-proposals Due Nov. 13 

Oct. 16, 2023 — The ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC) is an allocation program for projects of interest to the Department of Energy (DOE), with an emphasis on high-risk, high-payoff scientific campaigns enabled via high-performance computing (HPC) in areas directly related to the DOE mission, that respond to national emergencies, or that broaden the community […]

DOE Selects JLab to Be High Performance Data Facility Lead

Oct. 16, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of the High Performance Data Facility (HPDF) hub, which will create a new scientific user facility specializing in advanced infrastructure for data-intensive science. The Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (JLab), Newport News, VA, will be the HPDF Hub Director and the lead infrastructure […]

DOE: $500M Funding Opportunity for Basic Research to Advance Science

Sept. 29, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $500 million in funding for basic research in support of DOE’s clean energy, economic, and national security goals. The Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), informally known as the “Open Call,” is issued annually at the beginning of each Fiscal Year (FY).  It provides […]