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LLNL Names Bradley Wallin to Lead Weapons and Complex Integration

Aug. 10, 2021 — Bradley Wallin has been named Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL’s) principal associate director (PAD) for Weapons and Complex Integration (WCI), Lab Director Kimberly Budil announced today. In this role, Wallin will lead the laboratory’s nuclear weapons program in its responsibilities to support U.S. strategic deterrence by assuring the safety, security and […]

Registration Open for LLNL-sponsored Industrial ML Forum

Registration is open through July 29 for the first Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I), a three-day virtual event starting Tuesday, Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center and the Data Science Institute. The forum aims to foster adoption of machine learning methods for practical industrial […]

LLNL, IBM and Red Hat to Explore Standardized Resource Management Interface for Cloud HPC

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), IBM and Red Hat are combining to develop best practices for interfacing high-performance computing (HPC) schedulers and cloud orchestrators, an effort designed for supercomputers that take advantage of cloud technologies. Under a recently signed memorandum of understanding (MOU), the organizations said researchers aim to enable next-generation workloads by integrating LLNL’s […]

Lawrence Livermore Computational Scientist Jeffrey A.F. Hittinger Wins 2021 Corones Award

Ames, Iowa — April 26, 2021 — Jeffrey A.F. Hittinger, a computational scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), is the 2021 recipient of the James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building and Communication from the Krell Institute. Hittinger, who earned his doctorate in aerospace engineering and scientific computing from the University of Michigan in 2000, […]

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.

LLNL’s Falgout named to 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) has selected Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) computational mathematician Rob Falgout as an esteemed member of its 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows. The prestigious honor recognizes Falgout, a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff in LLNL’s Center for Applied Scientific Computing, for his “contributions to the theory, practice and large-scale […]

LLNL Captures 3 FLC Technology Transfer Awards

Researchers from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) from the lab’s Innovation and Partnerships Office and colleagues who help them commercialize technologies have won three national technology transfer awards this year from the Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC), the most national awards the lab has won in a year in the past 36 years. The winners will […]

LLNL Event Encourages Growth of Women in Data Science

March 17, 2021 — Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event brought women together to discuss successes, opportunities and challenges of being female in a mostly male field. The Lab’s first-ever virtual WiDS gathering attracted dozens of LLNL data scientists as well as some […]

Kim Budil Named 1st Woman Director of LLNL

Kim Budil has been named director of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL). Charlene Zettel, chair of Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (LLNS), which manages the laboratory for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), made the announcement to lab employees today. Budil will begin her new role on March 2. She will be Livermore’s 13th director since it was established […]

AMD-Supermicro-Cornelis (Omni-Path) ‘Mammoth’ Cluster at LLNL Targets COVID-19

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and partners AMD, Supermicro and Cornelis Networks have installed a high performance computing cluster with memory and data storage capabilities targeting data-intensive COVID-19 research workloads. The Cornelis interconnect used in the “Mammoth” cluster is based on Intel Omni-Path Architecture (OPA) technology, which Intel announced last year it would no longer support […]