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

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Multiscale model of protein behavior linked to cancer-causing mutations

LLNL researchers and collaborators have developed a highly detailed, ML–backed multiscale model revealing the importance of lipids to RAS, a family of proteins whose mutations are linked to many cancers.

AI/ML | Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Science | Data Science | Open-Source Software

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Kathleen Shoga leads the way for SC21 Student Cluster Competition

With a history of student participation and committee service, LLNL computer scientist Kathleen Shoga chaired this year’s competition.

Cluster Management | Events | HPC Systems and Software | Outreach | Students

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SC21 event calendar

LLNL is participating in the 33rd annual Supercomputing Conference (SC21), which will be held both virtually and in St. Louis on November 14–19, 2021.

Data Science | Deep Learning | Emerging Architectures | Events | HPC Systems and Software

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MFEM team hosts first community workshop

The MFEM software library provides high-order mathematical algorithms for large-scale scientific simulations. An October workshop brought together MFEM’s global user and developer community for the first time.

Computational Math | Computational Science | Discrete Mathematics | Events | Exascale | Open-Source Software | Outreach | PDE Methods | Software Libraries

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Just DO IT: new internship program introduces students to DevOps

Computing’s newest internship program focuses on DevOps methodologies. The inaugural class of 2021 built a persistent data services provisioning application that will soon assist real Livermore Computing users.

DevOps | Diversity | SDLC Methodologies | Software Applications | Software Engineering | Students

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GHC21: Grace Hopper Celebration

Many LLNL women and allies attend Grace Hopper Celebration every year to learn, to network, and to be inspired.

Diversity | Events | Outreach

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Summer hackathon tradition continues virtually

Each new season brings another hackathon, and Computing’s 2021 summer event took place on August 12–13.

Hackathons | HPC Systems and Software | Programming Languages and Models | Software Applications | Software Engineering | Students | Web Technologies

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Dev Day makes the most of virtual format

Held virtually on July 15, our fifth annual Developer Day featured lightning talks, a technical deep dive, “quick takes” on remote-development resources, presentations about career paths, and a career development panel discussion.

Careers | Events | Open-Source Software | Software Applications | Software Engineering | Software Libraries | Web Technologies

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Career panel series kicks off with women in Computing leadership roles

More than 100 LLNL staff and students gathered virtually for the first session of a new career panel series inspired by the annual Women in Data Science conference and sponsored by the Data Science Institute.

Careers | Diversity | Outreach

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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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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

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SIAM CSE21 event calendar

Our researchers will be well represented at the virtual SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering (CSE21) on March 1–5. SIAM is the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics with an international community of more than 14,500 individual members.

Algorithms at Scale | Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Science | Deep Learning | Discrete Mathematics | Exascale | Fault Tolerance and Resilience | HPC Systems and Software | PDE Methods | Performance, Portability, and Productivity | Programming Languages and Models | UQ and Statistics

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CASC research in ML robustness debuts at AAAI conference

Three papers address feature importance estimation under distribution shifts, attribute-guided adversarial training, and uncertainty matching in graph neural networks.

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

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CASC Newsletter | Vol 8 | August 2019

Highlights include perspectives on machine learning and artificial intelligence in science, data driven models, autonomous vehicle operations, and the OpenMP standard 5.0.

AI/ML | Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Science | Data-Driven Decisions | Debugging and Correctness | Deep Learning | HPC Systems and Software | Hydrodynamics | ML Theory | Programming Languages and Models | Scientific ML | Scientific Visualization

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CASC Newsletter | Vol 7 | December 2018

Highlights include debris and shrapnel modeling at NIF, scalable algorithms for complex engineering systems, magnetic fusion simulation, and data placement optimization on GPUs.

Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Movement and Memory | Discrete Mathematics | Exascale | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Hydrodynamics | Lasers and Optics | Materials Science | Mathematical Optimization | PDE Methods | Solvers

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CASC Newsletter | Vol 6 | August 2018

Highlights include CASC director Jeff Hittinger's vision for the center as well as recent work with PruneJuice DataRaceBench, Caliper, and SUNDIALS.

Computational Math | Data Science | Debugging and Correctness | Exascale | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | ODE Methods | Open-Source Software | Programming Languages and Models | Resource and Workflow Management | Solvers

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hydrodynamics simulation

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CASC Newsletter | Vol 2 | July 2017

Highlights include the directorate's annual external review, machine learning for ALE simulations, CFD modeling for low-carbon solutions, seismic modeling, and an in-line floating point compression tool.

AI/ML | Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Compression | Data Science | Discrete Mathematics | Exascale | Hydrodynamics | Open-Source Software | Seismology

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CASC Newsletter | Vol 1 | April 2017

Highlights include the HYPRE library, recent data science efforts, the IDEALS project, and the latest on the Exascale Computing Project.

AI/ML | Algorithms at Scale | Biology/Biomedicine | Computational Math | Computational Science | Data Science | Data-Driven Decisions | Exascale | HPC Architectures | HPC Systems and Software | Hybrid/Heterogeneous | Open-Source Software | Solvers