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….

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 […]

@HPCpodcast: The State of Quantum with DOE’s Dr. Travis Humble

In this conversation, Dr. Humble discusses how quantum computing works, how far along toward commercial viability the technology is, how to sort through the various quantum modalities under development, quantum’s relationship with AI, the key….

New Commodity Supercomputing Clusters Deployed at NNSA Labs Claim TOP500 Spots

Three of the newest National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) commodity computing clusters recently deployed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) are among the most powerful supercomputing systems in the world, Top500 organizers announced Monday. Funded under the second Commodity Technology Systems contract (CTS-2) by NNSA’s Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program, […]

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 […]

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 […]

DOE Funds $30M for Research to Accelerate Scientific Advances at National Labs

Sept. 27, 2023 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $30 million in funding for three projects to increase scientific productivity and discoveries across DOE light source, neutron source, and high-performance computing and networking facilities. The national laboratory-led collaborative projects are: A center for advanced mathematics for energy research applications led by Lawrence Berkeley National […]

Dr. Ceren Susut Named DOE ASCR Associate Director of Science

Dr. Ceren Susut has been named associate director (AD) of Science for Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) in the Department of Energy Office of Science (SC). Dr. Susut has served in ASCR for more than 12 years as a program manager, the director for ASCR’s Computational Science Research and Partnerships Division, and most recently as….

DOE Awards $16M for Particle Accelerator Research

Aug. 17, 2023 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $16 million in funding for research projects in particle accelerator science and technology. Total funding is for projects up to three years in duration, with $8.4 million in Fiscal Year 2023 dollars and outyear funding contingent on congressional appropriations. The list of projects and […]