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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

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Source: LLNL News

ESGF launches effort to upgrade climate projection data system

The Earth System Grid Federation, a multi-agency initiative that gathers and distributes data for top-tier projections of the Earth’s climate, is preparing a series of upgrades to make using the data easier and faster while improving how the information is curated.

Climate | Collaborations | Computational Science | Data Management | Data Science | Open-Source Software

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Source: LLNL Computing

CASC collaboration with Duke University wins best paper award

Presented at the 2022 International Conference on Computational Science, the team’s research introduces metrics that can improve the accuracy of blood flow simulations.

Awards | Biology/Biomedicine | Collaborations | Computational Science | Hydrodynamics


Featured Employee
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Angeline Lee

Angeline Lee simultaneously serves as a group leader, contributes to programmatic projects, and studies for her bachelor’s degree.

Featured Project
TFinity Archival Storage System


Livermore’s archive leverages a hierarchical storage management application that runs on a cluster architecture that is user-friendly, extremely scalable, and lightning fast.

Featured Event
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SC22: HPC Accelerates

Lawrence Livermore heads to the 34th annual Supercomputing Conference (SC22), which will be held in a hybrid format throughout November 13–18.

Follow LLNL Computing (@Livermore_Comp) on Twitter with the hashtags: #LLNLatSC and #SC22.


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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.