Computing at LLNL
Browse Projects

At a Glance

Discovery science and technical innovation

Computing at LLNL advances scientific discovery through foundational and innovative research; mission-driven data science; complex modeling, simulation, and analysis on powerful supercomputers; and creative technologies and software solutions. Everything at Livermore is Team Science. Thus, Computing is at the heart of many of LLNL’s most compelling national security and scientific efforts:

  • Operating one of the world’s largest HPC data centers
  • Deploying research and supercomputers to mitigate COVID-19
  • Preparing for one of the nation’s first exascale-class computers
  • Providing essential IT expertise across LLNL
  • Running one of the world’s largest control systems at NIF
  • Advancing cancer research and treatment
  • Designing AI and machine learning algorithms for science-based pattern discovery

Focus Areas

Computational Math

Powering scientific codes with advanced algebraic methods, algorithms, solvers, and discretizations

Computational Science

Supporting the Lab’s mission-driven programs with scientific modeling and simulation

Cyber Security

Meeting the nation’s top priorities to enhance security in a highly interconnected world

Data Science

Advancing AI, data analytics, machine learning, predictive modeling, statistics, UQ, and more

Emerging Architectures

Innovating in new directions for next-generation hardware designs and platform integrations

HPC Systems & Software

Providing environments, tools, and expertise for vital national security research and development

Information Technology

Meeting the Lab’s computer technology needs every day with enterprise applications and services

Software Engineering

Applying best practices to maximize the efficiency of software development and deployment


Recent Tweet

abstract digital art with the "exascale day 10.18.2021" text overlay

Source: YouTube

Exascale Day video playlist

The DOE's Exascale Computing Project compiled a video playlist for Exascale Day on October 18 (1018).

HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Multimedia

simulation of a computationally designed antibody interacting with the receptor binding domain of the spike protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Source: LLNL News

LLNL joins Human Vaccines Project to accelerate vaccine development and understanding of immune response

LLNL will lend its expertise in vaccine research—most recently from designing new antibodies and antiviral drugs for COVID-19—and computing resources to the Human Vaccines Project consortium to aid

AI/ML | Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Science | Data Science

flux logo and R&D 100 logo

Source: R&D World

Flux software wins 2021 R&D 100 Award

The renowned worldwide competition announced the winners of the 2021 R&D 100 Awards, among them LLNL's Flux workload management software framework in the Software/Services category.

Awards | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Open-Source Software | Resource and Workflow Management


Featured Employee
Steven in front of the Merced River in Yosemite

Steven Roberts

As Computing’s fifth Fernbach Fellow, postdoctoral researcher Steven Roberts will develop, analyze, and implement new time integration methods.

Featured Project
flux logo on a blue background


Livermore researchers have developed a toolset for solving data center bottlenecks. The 2021 R&D 100 award-winning Flux software offers a framework that enables new resource types, schedulers…

Featured Event
SC21 logo

SC21: Science & Beyond

We're heading to the 33rd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC21), which will be held in a hybrid format throughout November 14–19.

Follow LLNL Computing (@Livermore_Comp) on Twitter with the hashtags #LLNLatSC and #SC21. The Department of Energy (@NatLabsHPC) will also tweet during the event.


Glassdoor Offical Logo 2020

We offer a promising future of discovery science and technical innovation

From software developers and applied math researchers to hardware architects and networking experts, computing at LLNL requires a top-flight workforce with a broad skill set. Check out our internship pages or visit LLNL's careers site to see how you can be a part of the future.