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

cartoon of workers assembling a fusion reactor

Source: GitHub

Open source is fueling the future of nuclear physics

Open-source software has played a key role in paving the way for LLNL's ignition breakthrough, and will continue to help push the field forward.

Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Science | Discrete Mathematics | Lasers and Optics | Open-Source Software | Scientific ML | Transport

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Source: LLNL News

Computing codes, simulations helped make ignition possible

For the physicists, computer scientists, and code developers who have worked on fusion for decades, computer simulations have been inexorably tied to the National Ignition Facility’s quest for ignition.

Computational Science | Hydrodynamics | Transport

Unidentified employee (Ruth Kilby, possible) with IBM 704, November 1957

Source: LLNL Computing

A look back: Women in early computing at LLNL

LLNL’s archives recount the contributions of women who developed code during the Lab's early decades.

Careers | Diversity | HPC Systems and Software | Programming Languages and Models

Chandrika's portrait next to the SIAM logo on a blue geometric background

Source: LLNL News

Chandrika Kamath honored as 2023 SIAM fellow

The prestigious fellow designation is a lifetime honorific title and honors SIAM members who have made outstanding contributions to fields served by the organization.

Awards | Careers | Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Management | Data Science

three panels showing progressive granularity of protein simulation

Source: LLNL News

Scientists develop model for more efficient simulations of protein interactions linked to cancer

The new model addresses a problem in simulating RAS behavior, where conventional methods come up short of reaching the time- and length-scales needed to observe biological processes of RAS-related cancers.

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

blue and red lattice structure on the left where blue indicates the lattice component that needs to be removed; black lattice structure on the right showing the optimized red portion of the left image

Source: LLNL Computing

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Source: YouTube

Video: Meso and macroscale modeling 1 (IPAM at UCLA)

UCLA's Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics hosted LLNL's Tzanio Kolev for a talk about high-order finite element methods.

Computational Math | Discrete Mathematics | Events | Multimedia | Open-Source Software | Outreach

Nisha and Dona converse in front of a fireplace video

Source: LLNL News

First-ever hybrid Women in Data Science Livermore event celebrates achievements, supports women in the field

Women data scientists, Lab employees, and other attendees interested in the field gathered at the Livermore Valley Open Campus for the annual Livermore Women in Data Science (WiDS) regional event held in conjunction with the global WiDS conference.

Careers | Data Science | Diversity | Events | Outreach

screen shot of Erik talking to the seminar group with his slides on a big screen

Source: YouTube

Video: Future exascale architectures (IPAM at UCLA)

UCLA's Institute for Pure & Applied Mathematics hosted LLNL's Erik Draeger for a talk about the challenges and possibilities of exascale computing.

Events | Exascale | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Multimedia | Outreach

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Source: Elastic

Elastic announces 2022 Elastic Excellence Awards winners

LLNL is recognized as a public sector organization leading the way in innovative, sustainable, and critical use cases.

Awards | Information Technology | Software Engineering

Terri's portrait next to People To Watch graphic

Source: LLNL News

HPCwire names LLNL’s Terri Quinn among 2023 'People to Watch'

“I am delighted to be recognized by HPCwire,” Quinn said. “I feel the recognition has as much to do with the stature of Livermore Computing as the opportunity I’ve had to contribute. "

Awards | Careers | HPC Systems and Software

black-and-white photo of Robert Hughes at his desk in the 1970s

Source: LLNL Computing

screen shot of Ian presenting a slide showing a diagram of current HPC architecture

Source: Elastic

Webinar: You must unlearn what you have learned

LLNL security operations team lead Ian Lee recently gave a webinar describing how the Lab uses Elasticsearch for HPC. The 19:27 video is available on demand.

Events | Information Technology | Multimedia | Outreach | Software Engineering

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Source: NVIDIA Blog

Fusion reaction: how AI, HPC are energizing science

A principal investigator at LLNL shares how machine learning on the world’s fastest systems catalyzed the lab’s breakthrough.

AI/ML | Computational Science | Data Science | Lasers and Optics | Scientific ML

Tony sitting in an auditorium of bright orange chairs

Source: Supercomputing

Meet the unflinchingly diverse Tony Baylis

Tony Baylis, LLNL Office of Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Programs director and SC23 inclusivity co-chair, has devoted more than three decades to building partnerships and collaborations that exemplify the tenets of DEI.

Careers | Diversity | Events

DOE logo on green and blue background with "Achievement Awards" text overlay

Source: LLNL News

Five Lab teams recognized with Secretary’s Honor Achievement Awards

This year, the DOE honored 44 teams including LLNL's Exascale Computing Facility Modernization Project team for significant power and cooling upgrades to support upcoming exascale supercomputers.

Awards | Exascale | HPC Systems and Software

collage of SOS logo, Lab 70th anniversary logo, & NIF hohlraum

Source: LLNL News

Science on Saturday lecture series moves to Las Positas College

LLNL's popular lecture series, “Science on Saturday,” runs February 4–25. The February 18 lecture is titled "Supersizing Computing: 70 Years of HPC."

Events | HPC Systems and Software | Outreach | Students

WiDS Livermore logo of two women's silhouettes in profile

Source: Data Science Institute

Register for WiDS Livermore on March 8

Register by February 27 for this free, hybrid Women in Data Science event. Everyone is welcome.

Careers | Data Science | Diversity | Events | Outreach

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Source: LLNL News

LLNL’s Doerfert named Better Scientific Software fellow

Computer scientist Johannes Doerfert was recognized as a 2023 BSSw fellow. He plans to use the funding to create videos about best practices for interacting with compilers.

Awards | Careers | Compiler Technology | HPC Systems and Software | Software Engineering

two people inside the NIF target chamber replica

Source: LLNL News

Lawrence Livermore’s Discovery Center to reopen to visitors

Discovery Center reopens to visitors on Feb. 1, after nearly three years of closure due to COVID-19, featuring renovations and new exhibits.

Outreach | Students

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Source: LLNL News

Skywing: open-source software aids collaborative autonomy applications

Collaborative autonomy software apps allow networked devices to detect, gather, identify and interpret data; defend against cyber-attacks; and continue to operate despite infiltration.

AI/ML | Computational Science | Critical Infrastructure | Cyber Security | Data Science | Open-Source Software

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Source: YouTube

Video: Hackathon puts machine learning in the driver’s seat

From our fall 2022 hackathon, watch as participants trained an autonomous race car with reinforcement learning algorithms.

AI/ML | Cloud Services | Data Science | Deep Learning | Hackathons | Information Technology | Multimedia | Scientific Cloud Computing

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Source: LLNL News

New HPC4EI project to create 'digital twin' models for aerospace manufacturing

A new collaboration will leverage advanced LLNL-developed software to create a “digital twin” of the near-net shape mill-products system for producing aerospace parts.

AI/ML | Collaborations | Computational Science | Data Science | Materials Science

portrait of Bronis with ACM logo

Source: LLNL News

Bronis de Supinski named 2022 ACM fellow

The ACM recognized him for his contributions to the design of large-scale systems and their programming systems and software.

Awards | Careers

Edna Vienop loads a tape on the IBM 704

Source: Science & Technology Review

High Performance Storage System: Taking the long view

A multidecade, multi-laboratory collaboration evolves scalable long-term data storage and retrieval solutions to survive the march of time.

Collaborations | HPC Systems and Software | Storage, File Systems, and I/O