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

nuclear weapon blast simulation in multiple colors


Source: LLNL News

Lawrence Livermore team looks at nuclear weapon effects for near-surface detonations

Using the Miranda code and the Ruby supercomputer, an LLNL team has taken a closer look at how nuclear weapon blasts close to the Earth’s surface create complications in their effects and apparent yields.

Computational Science | Hydrodynamics

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Source: YouTube

Video: COVID-19 detection and analysis with Nisha Mulakken

On a recent video episode of The Data Standard Podcast, biostatistician Nisha Mulakken discusses the Lawrence Livermore Microbial Detection Array (LLMDA) system, which has detection capability for all variants of SARS-CoV-2.

Bioinformatics | Data Science | Multimedia

supercomputer photo with an overlay of ISC logo and the slogan "shaping tomorrow"


Source: LLNL Computing

ISC21 event calendar

LLNL participates in the digital ISC High Performance Conference (ISC21) on June 24 through July 2.

Events | HPC Systems and Software | Performance, Portability, and Productivity | Software Build and Installation

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Source: YouTube

Video: Flux – enabling modern supercomputing workflows

This video describes Flux, an open-source software framework that manages and schedules computing workflows to maximize available resources to run applications faster and more efficiently.

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

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Source: LLNL News

LLNL featured as a top STEM workplace by AISES

LLNL was honored by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) Winds of Change magazine as one of the Top 50 STEM Workplaces in 2021, as an organization setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals.

Careers | Diversity

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Source: Department of Energy

DOE blog celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

The Department of Energy recently published a blog post celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, featuring LLNL Computing employee Jeene Villanueva.

Diversity | Outreach

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Source: Data Science Institute

Video: DSI virtual seminar series debuts on YouTube

The Data Science Institute's seminar series has transitioned to a virtual format, and a playlist of recently recorded seminars is available on the Livermore Lab Events YouTube channel.

Data Science | Multimedia | Outreach

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

AI systems summit logo on white background


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

ATOM logo on black background with the O represented by an atomic structure


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