DOE Announces $13.1M for Environmental Systems Science

July 31, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $13.1 million in funding for 17 new projects to universities, academic institutions, federal research labs, and nonprofits, within the area of Environmental System Science (ESS) research. Awards focus on measurements, experiments, field data, modeling, and synthesis to provide improved understanding and representation of […]

DOE Awards $11.7M for Research on Quantum Computing

July 27, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $11.7 million in funding for six collaborative projects intended to improve understanding of whether, when, and how quantum computing might advance the frontiers of computational science, the agency said. Total funding is $12 million for projects lasting up to four years in duration, […]

HPC4EI: DOE Announces Solicitation for Industry to Connect with National Laboratories on Energy Technologies

Washington, DC — The Department of Energy (DOE) has announced a new solicitation to connect industry partners with the high-performance computing (HPC) resources and expertise at DOE’s national laboratories to improve material performance and advance manufacturing processes for an equitable clean-energy future. Through the High-Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) initiative, selected teams will harness […]

DOE’s HPC4EI Awards $3.9M for to 13 Clean Energy Projects; Announces Upcoming RFI Solicitation

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $3.9 million federal investment for 13 projects that will tap into the DOE national laboratories’ HPC resources to connect with industry partners. These short-term, collaborative projects will address manufacturing challenges and are intended to accelerate development of clean energy technologies. Boeing, Ford Motor and General […]

Intel Announces Installation of Aurora Blades Is Complete, Expects System to be First to Achieve 2 ExaFLOPS

Intel today announced the Aurora exascale-class supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory is now fully equipped with 10,624 compute blades. Putting a stake in the ground, Intel said in its announcement that “later this year, Aurora is expected to be the world’s first supercomputer to achieve a theoretical peak performance of more than 2 exaflops … […]

U.S. Quantum Information Science Summer School Issues Call for Applications – April 28 Deadline

April 25, 2023 – The U.S. Department of Energy’s Quantum Information Science Summer School (USQIS) is the first joint summer school facilitated by the five DOE National Quantum Information Science Research Centers:  C2QA, QSA, QSC, Q-NEXT, and SQMS. This first edition of the school will be a 10-day program co-organized by SQMS and QSC and […]

DOE: 2024 Fermi Award Call for Nominations

April 5, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a call for nominations for the 2024 Enrico Fermi Presidential Award. The deadline to submit a nomination is Monday, July 10, 2023, 5 pm Eastern Time. Nominations must include a letter summarizing the candidate’s achievements, three to six letters of support, CV, and short bibliography. An independent […]

insideHPC-Hyperion Research Interview: Argonne’s Rick Stevens on the Future of Everything – U.S. Post-Exascale Strategy, AI for Science, HPC in 2040 and an Aurora Install Update

In this interview conducted on behalf of HPC analyst firm Hyperion Research, we spoke with Argonne National Laboratory’s Rick Stevens about the present and future of HPC. The starting point for this conversation is a presentation Stevens gave at a Hyperion event in Washington related to implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act and includes his insights on the post-exascale build-out of an integrated network of U.S. supercomputing capacity (the Integrated Research Infrastructure, or IRI). We then look at AI for science and the use of data-driven modeling and simulation, which shows the potential to deliver major performance gains for researchers….

DOE Seeks Proposals from National Labs for ‘High Performance Data Facility’

March 10, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced a call for proposals to lead the High Performance Data Facility, a project to create a new scientific user facility specializing in advanced infrastructure for data-intensive science. The competition to lead the High Performance Data Facility is open to the Office of Science national laboratories. […]

DOE Announces $12M Quantum Testbed Funding Opportunity

March 1, 2023 — The Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) has announced a $12 million quantum testbed funding opportunity. Agency contacts and more details, including eligibility and application information can be found here. The deadline for letters of intent is Friday, March 31, 2023 at 5 pm ET. The […]