LLNL Computing’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets.

Bhavya's portrait next to a slide from a presentation that diagrams data poisoning

Source: LLNL News

Conference papers highlight importance of data security to machine learning

The 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, the premier conference of its kind, will feature two papers co-authored by an LLNL researcher targeted at improving the understanding of robust machine learning models.

AI/ML | Computational Math | Computer Vision | Data Science | Deep Learning | ML Theory

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Source: LLNL News

Advanced Data Analytics for Proliferation Detection shares technical advances during two-day meeting

The ADAPD program held a two-day virtual meeting to highlight science-based and data-driven analysis work to advance AI innovation and develop AI-enabled systems to enhance the U.S. capability to detect nuclear proliferation activities around the globe.

AI/ML | Data Science | Data-Driven Decisions

Lori speaking from a podium

Source: YouTube

Video: The U.S. Exascale Computing Project

In a talk recorded for the 2020 LLNL Computing Virtual Expo, Computing principal deputy associate director and ECP deputy director Lori Diachin describes the ECP’s goals and the Laboratory's role.

Co-Design | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Outreach

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Source: LLNL Computing

A winning strategy for deep neural networks

New research debuting at ICLR 2021 demonstrates a learning-by-compressing approach to deep learning that outperforms traditional methods without sacrificing accuracy.

AI/ML | Computational Math | Data Science | Deep Learning | ML Theory | Scientific ML

Flux logo and photos of Dan, Stephen, and Dong

Source: LLNL News

LLNL, IBM and Red Hat joining forces to explore standardized HPC resource management interface

LLNL, IBM and Red Hat are combining forces to develop best practices for interfacing (HPC schedulers and cloud orchestrators, an effort designed to prepare for emerging supercomputers that take advantage of cloud technologies.

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

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Source: Krell Institute

Lawrence Livermore computational scientist is 2021 Corones Award honoree

Jeffrey A.F. Hittinger, a computational scientist at LLNL, is the 2021 recipient of the James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building and Communication from the Krell Institute.

Awards | Careers

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Source: LLNL News

Lab offers forum on machine learning for industry

LLNL is looking for participants and attendees from industry, research institutions and academia for the first-ever Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I), a three-day virtual event starting Aug. 10. The event is sponsored by LLNL’s High Performance Computing Innovation Center and the Data Science Institute.

AI/ML | Data Science | Events | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software

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Source: Science & Technology Review

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Source: Data Center Dynamics

Corona vs coronavirus: AMD and Penguin Computing to upgrade aptly named LLNL supercomputer

LLNL has turned to AMD and Penguin Computing to upgrade a supercomputer to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus. The computer's name is... Corona. The 2018 system, named for the total solar eclipse of 2017, will nearly double in peak performance to 4.5 peak petaflops.

Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Science | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software

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Source: Exascale Computing Project

Hypre Library Brings GPU-Based Algebraic Multigrid to Exascale Supercomputers

The hypre team's latest work gives scientists the ability to efficiently utilize modern GPU-based extreme scale parallel supercomputers to address many scientific problems.

Computational Math | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Open-Source Software | Solvers

Bronis in front of the Sierra supercomputer

Source: LLNL News

De Supinski named one of HPCwire’s People to Watch

The HPC industry publication HPCwire named Bronis R. de Supinski, LLNL’s chief technology officer for Livermore Computing, as one of its People to Watch for 2021.

Awards | Careers | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software

Rob Falgout 2021 SIAM Fellow

Source: LLNL News

LLNL’s Falgout named to 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows

SIAM announced its 2021 Class of Fellows, including LLNL computational mathematician Rob Falgout. Falgout is best known for his development of multigrid methods and for hypre, one of the world’s most popular parallel multigrid codes.

Awards | Careers | Computational Math

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Source: Data Science Institute

Virtual seminar series explores data-driven physical simulations

Led by computational scientist Youngsoo Choi, the Data-Driven Physical Simulation reading group has been meeting biweekly since October 2019. The pandemic almost disbanded the group... until it turned into a virtual seminar series.

AI/ML | Computational Science | Data Science | Data-Driven Decisions | Multimedia

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Source: LLNL News

COVID-19 HPC Consortium reflects on past year

COVID-19 HPC Consortium scientists and stakeholders met virtually to mark the consortium’s one-year anniversary, discussing the progress of research projects and the need to pursue a broader organization to mobilize supercomputing access for future crises.

Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Science | HPC Systems and Software

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Source: HPCwire

AI Systems Summit keynote: Brace for system level heterogeneity says de Supinski

In his opening keynote address at the AI Systems Summit, LLNL CTO Bronis de Supinski described integration of two AI-specific systems to achieve system level heterogeneity.

AI/ML | CogSim/AI/ML Hardware | Data Science | Emerging Architectures | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software

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Source: Supercomputing 2021

Meet six trailblazing women in HPC

In recognition of March as International Women’s History Month, SC21 profiled six women doing trailblazing work, including LLNL's Hiranmayi Ranganathan.

Biology/Biomedicine | Careers | Computational Science | Data Science | Diversity | HPC Systems and Software

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Source: HPCwire

ATOM Consortium welcomes 3 DOE national labs to accelerate drug discovery

The Accelerating Therapeutics for Opportunities in Medicine consortium, of which LLNL is part, announced the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne, Brookhaven and Oak Ridge national labs are joining the consortium to further develop ATOM’s AI-driven drug discovery platform.

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

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Source: Data Science Institute

Winter hackathon highlights data science talks and tutorial

The Data Science Institute sponsored LLNL’s 27th hackathon on February 11–12. Organizers offered a deep learning tutorial and presentations showcasing data science techniques.

Data Science | Deep Learning | Hackathons

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Source: LLNL News

Research uncovers missing physics in explosive hotspots

Research conducted on the Quartz supercomputer highlights findings made by scientists that reveal a missing aspect of the physics of hotspots in TATB and other explosives.

Computational Science | Materials Science

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Source: LLNL News

Lab event encourages growth of women in data science

Coinciding with International Women’s Day on March 8, LLNL’s 4th Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event brought women together to discuss successes, opportunities and challenges of being female in a mostly male field.

Careers | Data Science | Diversity | Events | Outreach

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Source: The Next Platform

Livermore converges a slew of new ideas for exascale storage

CTO Bronis de Supinski discusses the integrated storage strategy of the future El Capitan exascale supercomputing system, which will have in excess of 2 exaflops of raw computing power spread across nodes.

Emerging Architectures | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Near Memory Computing | Resource and Workflow Management | Software Engineering | Storage, File Systems, and I/O

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Source: LLNL News

Villanueva shares path to growth at diversity summit

Jeene Villanueva, LLNL computer scientist and group leader, represented the Lab at the 2021 Lab Manager Diversity Digital Summit, "Building Better Labs: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion."

Careers | Diversity | Outreach

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Source: Frontiers of Engineering

Ana Kupresanin featured in FOE alumni spotlight

LLNL's Ana Kupresanin, CASC deputy director and member of the Data Science Institute council, was recently featured in a Frontiers of Engineering alumni spotlight. FOE is run by the National Academy of Engineering nonprofit organization.

Careers | Data Science | UQ and Statistics

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Source: LLNL News

'Self-trained' deep learning to improve disease diagnosis

LLNL and IBM research on deep learning models to accurately diagnose diseases from x-ray images won the Best Paper award for Computer-Aided Diagnosis at the SPIE Medical Imaging Conference.

Awards | Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Science | Data Science | Deep Learning