Quantum vs. Classical HPC: Sandia Labs and Boston Univ. Challenge Conventional Wisdom that Speed Rules Supreme

Theoretical scientists at Sandia National Laboratories and Boston University say they have discovered that quantum computers are unrivaled at solving an advanced math problem. But the big advantage delivered by quantum ….

HPC News Bytes 20240610: Clinical Trials for HPC-Discovered Drug, New Liquid Cooling Technique, CHIPS Act Update, Low Memory-Low Power AI

Good June morning! It’s been an interesting week in HPC-AI, here’s a quick (6:53) review of the latest news and trends: Clinical trials for cancer fighting drug discovered ….

Taking Liquid Cooling to Next Level: Sandia Researchers Say Direct Immersion May Cut Power Use by 70%

…. by directly submergining electrical circuits and components in fluid that does not conduct electricity, Sandia National Laboratories researchers are taking liquid cooling to another level …. 

Cerebras: Wafer Scale Engine Outperforms Frontier Supercomputer on Molecular Dynamics Simulations

SUNNYVALE, Calif. – May 15, 2024 – Accelerated generative AI chip company Cerebras Systems, in collaboration with researchers from Sandia, Lawrence Livermore, and Los Alamos National Laboratories, said it has acheved a breakthrough in molecular dynamics (MD) simulations using the second generation Cerebras Wafer Scale Engine (WSE-2). Researchers performed atomic scale simulations at the millisecond […]

HPC News Bytes 20240429: Exorbitant AI Infra-Tech, Advanced Chips in China, Neuromorphic HPC, an AI Bubble?

A good mid-spring morn to you! You’re invited to join Shahin and Doug on a jaunt (6:04) through recent HPC-AI developments, including: AI infra-tech’s booming costs and data center scarcity problems, a possibe AI bubble ….

Announcing insideHPC’s New National Lab News Portal

Today marks the launch of insideHPC’s new National Lab News portal, a service for the HPC community that highlights and aggregates the use of HPC technologies at supercomputing centers in the United States and around the world. You can access the portal by clicking on the header in the insideHPC navigation bar, (“National Lab News”), articles will be listed….

Sandia Labs Researchers Win 6 R&D 100 Awards

Sandia researchers took home six R&D 100 Awards, one joint with Los Alamos National Laboratory, and one special award for 2023 in the annual international technical competition that includes researchers from universities, corporations and government labs. These awards bring Sandia’s total to 150 since 1976. “These excellent achievements further Sandia’s mission and demonstrate the impact […]

Cori Supercomputer Bids NERSC and HPC Community Adieu

After nearly seven years of service, thousands of user projects, and tens of billions of compute hours, the Cori supercomputer at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) will be retired at the end of May. With its first cabinets installed in 2015 and the system fully deployed by 2016, Cori has been in […]

National Black Engineer Awards Celebrate Sandia Labs Scientists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., March 22, 2023 — Three Sandia National Laboratories professionals recently received 2023 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA). Danielle Stephenson was lauded as a Senior Technology Fellow, Coby Davis as a Science Spectrum Trailblazer and Ned Adams as a Modern-Day Technology Leader. The recipients, all with advanced degrees or certificates, perform several […]

HPC User Forum to Be Held at Princeton April 18-19, Spotlight on High- and Low-Growth HPC Segments

Feb. 6, 2023 — HPC industry analyst firm Hyperion Research announced that the HPC User Forum will hold a conference on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 18-19, at the Princeton, NJ, Marriott at Forrestal. The conference agenda can be found here, more information and registration can be found here. Hyperion Research will provide an HPC market update […]