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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 […]

DOE Funding $10M for Research on Data Reduction for Science

April 15 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $10 million for foundational research to address the challenges of managing and processing the increasingly massive data sets produced by today’s scientific instruments, facilities, and supercomputers in order to facilitate more efficient analysis. The full text of the DOE Laboratories Funding Opportunity Announcement can be found […]

Meet 6 Trailblazing Women in HPC

Women are severely underrepresented in the field of HPC. While they comprise about 51 percent of the general population, women account for only about 17 percent of the HPC workforce1. Those numbers are slowly improving, thanks to the contributions of numerous female engineers, scientists and researchers. In recognition of March as International Women’s History Month, we’re profiling six talented women doing trailblazing work that should inspire others to enter this exciting field.

Porting a Particle-in-Cell Code to Exascale Architectures

By Nils Heinonen on behalf of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility As part of a series aimed at sharing best practices in preparing applications for Aurora, we highlight researchers’ efforts to optimize codes to run efficiently on graphics processing units. Take advantage of upgrades being made to high-level, non-machine-specific libraries and programming models Developed in […]

DOE Announces $29 Million for Data Analysis Tools

 March 26, 2021 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $29 million to develop new tools to analyze massive amounts of scientific information, including artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced algorithms. All have the potential to reveal critical new insights—and even new discoveries—in research that can help tackle clean energy, climate, and national […]

 Preparing for Exascale: ALCF’s Aurora Early Science Program and Visualizing Cancer’s Spread

Scientists are preparing a cancer modeling study to run on Argonne’s upcoming Aurora supercomputer before it goes online in 2022. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory will be home to one of the nation’s first exascale supercomputers – Aurora is scheduled to arrive in 2022. To prepare codes for the architecture and scale of […]

Continuous Integration: The Path to the Future for HPC

By Rob Farber on behalf of the Exascale Computing Project The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is investing heavily in software for the forthcoming exascale systems as can be seen in the many tools, libraries and software components that are already freely available for download via the Extreme-Scale Scientific Software Stack (E4S). In order for these software […]

DOE to Provide $12M for Research on 5G and Quantum Networking

March 19, 2021 — Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced plans to provide up to $12 million for basic research on advanced 5G and quantum networking. Our modern life has been transformed by wireless and cellular networks, creating a world where humans all over the globe can communicate with each other instantaneously. Research on […]

DOE Announces $34.5M for Data Science and Machine Learning for Climate Solutions

Washington, DC — March 19, 2021 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced up to $34.5 million for research tools for scientific discoveries, including clean energy and climate solutions. Two new funding opportunities will support researchers using data science and computation-based methods—including artificial intelligence and machine learning—to tackle basic science challenges, advance clean […]

DOE Announces $30M for Quantum Information Science Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide $30 million for Quantum Information Science (QIS) research that helps scientists understand how nature works on an extremely small scale—100,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair. QIS can help our nation solve some of the most pressing and […]