Argonne Preps Aurora for Exascale Simulations of Nuclear Reactors

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory are preparing to use Aurora, the laboratory’s upcoming exascale supercomputer, to delve into the inner mechanics of a variety of nuclear reactor models. These simulations promise an unprecedented level of detail, offering insights that could revolutionize reactor design by improving understanding of the intricate heat flows….

UK Funds Digital Reactor Design

The UK government has contracted project management firm, Amec Foster Wheeler, to lead a £2.9 million nuclear research program. The £2.9 million contract from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will focus on the set up of a UK digital Reactor Design Partnership that will focus on the use of virtual engineering and high-performance computing (HPC) to enhance the techniques used to design reactors and optimize their performance.”