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Call for HPC for Energy Innovation proposals

November 14, 2018

The Department of Energy's (DOE) High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation (HPC4EI) Initiative has issued its first joint solicitation for the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program (HPC4Mfg) and the High Performance Computing for Materials Program (HPC4Mtls).

The call for proposals seeks American companies interested in collaborating with DOE’s national laboratories on one-year projects to apply high-performance computing (HPC) modeling, simulation and data analysis to key challenges in U.S. manufacturing and material development.

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Sierra honored with Top Supercomputing Achievement from HPCwire

November 13, 2018

On November 13, 2018, the high performance computing publication HPCwire awarded Lawrence Livermore Laboratory (LLNL) and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) their Editors’ Choice and Readers’ Choice Awards for the Top Supercomputing Achievement of 2018, recognizing the launch of the world’s two fastest computing systems.

Representatives from LLNL and ORNL accepted the awards for Sierra and Summit at the 2018 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC18) conference in Dallas, Texas.

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Corona: New Computing Cluster Coming to Livermore

November 12, 2018

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, in partnership with Penguin Computing, AMD and Mellanox Technologies, will accept delivery of Corona, a new unclassified high-performance computing (HPC) cluster that will provide unique capabilities for Lab researchers and industry partners to explore data science, machine learning and big data analytics.

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Sierra reaches higher altitudes, takes No. 2 spot on list of world's fastest supercomputers

November 12, 2018

Sierra, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s (LLNL) newest supercomputer, rose to second place on the list of the world’s fastest computing systems, TOP500 List representatives announced November 12, 2018, at the International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis conference (SC18) in Dallas.

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Lawrence Livermore unveils NNSA’s Sierra, world’s third fastest supercomputer

October 26, 2018

Sierra, one of the fastest supercomputers in the world, will serve the National Nuclear Security Administration’s three nuclear security laboratories, providing high-fidelity simulations in support of NNSA’s core mission of ensuring the safety, security and effectiveness of the nation’s nuclear stockpile. [VIDEO]

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LLNL/LBNL team named as Gordon Bell Award finalists

September 20, 2018

A team of scientists and physicists headed by LLNL and LBNL has been named as one of six finalists for the prestigious 2018 Gordon Bell Award, one of the world’s top honors in supercomputing. They were supported in this work by the Sierra Integration Team of Livermore Computing.

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LLNL applies HPC to improve understanding of traumatic brain injury

July 2, 2018

A multi-institutional team of scientists and engineers plan to simultaneously challenge DOE’s supercomputing resources, advance artificial intelligence capabilities and enable a precision medicine approach for TBI.

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Supercomputers: Life and Death of a Neutron

June 6, 2018

The team participating in the latest study developed a way to improve their calculations of gA using an unconventional approach and supercomputers at ORNL and LLNL.

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Hardware and Integration Update

May 31, 2018

In an audio discussion, HI Director Terri Quinn (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory) describes how HI performs its mission and what its top goals are.

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Leading a Revolution in Design

April 30, 2018

LLNL researchers are using HPC codes and systems to transform how engineers create complex parts with additive manufacturing technologies.

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New exascale system for earth simulation

April 23, 2018

After four years of development, the Energy Exascale Earth System Model (E3SM) will be released to the broader scientific community this month.

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DOE announces request for proposal for LLNL's next-generation exascale supercomputer

April 9, 2018

DOE Secretary Rick Perry announces the release of a request for proposals for development of new exascale supercomputers, including LLNL's El Capitan.

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Machine learning models could save lives through personalized sepsis diagnostics

April 4, 2018

Machine learning models developed at LLNL in conjunction with Kaiser Permanente can more accurately characterize a patient's progression through the stages of sepsis.

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LLNL/U.K. officials ink agreement to collaborate on HPC research, ensure competitiveness

February 14, 2018

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) and the United Kingdom’s governing body for scientific research on Monday announced the signing of a new three-year agreement aimed at improving U.S. and U.K. industries through high performance computing, promoting research collaborations and boosting economic competitiveness in the two countries.

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DOE's HPC4Manufacturing program seeks industry proposals for energy advances

February 1, 2018

The Department of Energy (DOE (link is external)) on Feb. 1 announced up to $3 million will be available to U.S. manufacturers for public/private projects aimed at applying high performance computing to industry challenges for the advancement of energy innovation.

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