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Job of the Week: HPC Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin is seeking an HPC Software Engineer in our Job of the Week. “We are seeking an Application Engineers for our Technical User Support group on our Centralized SuperComputing Facility (CSCF) High Performance Computing contract. Lockheed Martin provides HPC services throughout the lifecycle for computational requirements, architecture, acquisition, and operations to federal government customers. This work involves working on cutting edge technologies to ensure that scientists and engineers will be able to fully utilize modern systems.”

D-Wave Demonstrates Large-Scale Programmable Quantum Simulation

Today D-Wave Systems announced the publication of a significant scientific result in the peer-reviewed journal Science. The article, titled “Phase transitions in a programmable spin glass simulator,” details how a D-Wave 2000Q quantum computer was used to predict phase transitions within a particular quantum mechanical system known as the transverse field Ising model. “This work represents an important milestone for quantum computing, because it is the first time physics of this kind has been simulated in a scalable architecture at such a large scale,” said Vern Brownell, CEO of D-Wave.

Video: Panel Discussion on Supercomputing for Aerospace

In this video from the AIAA Aviation Conference 2015, panelists discuss Supercomputing: Roadmap and its Future Role in Aerospace Engineering. “Supercomputing has made significant contributions in aerospace engineering in recent decades, including advances in computational fluid dynamics that has fundamentally altered the way aircraft are designed. And the relentless growth in high-performance computing power holds promise of huge leaps in engine performance and other aerospace technology.”