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Video: Women's Luncheon Presentation at KDD Conference

Thursday, August 15, 2019
The Data Science Institute co-sponsored the women's lunch at the 2019 Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining. Alyson Fox and Amanda Minnich discussed LLNL's diversity and inclusion efforts.
artist's rendering of supercomputer with El Capitan logo

DOE/NNSA, Lab Announce Partnership with Cray to Develop NNSA’s First Exascale Supercomputer

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
The NNSA’s first exascale supercomputer, El Capitan, will have a peak performance of more than 1.5 exaflops (1.5 quintillion calculations per second) and an anticipated delivery in late 2022.
Kambiz Salari with truck simulation

Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) Newsletter, Volume 8

Monday, August 12, 2019
Highlights include perspectives on machine learning and artificial intelligence in science, data driven models, autonomous vehicle operations, and the OpenMP standard 5.0.
Alan in front of the DSSI wall sign

Livermore Lab Foundation Awards Scholarship to Cal State East Bay Computer Science Student

Friday, August 2, 2019
Alan Noun, a computer science student at CSU East Bay and the recipient of the Livermore Lab Foundation's first full-year scholarship, is an intern at LLNL’s Data Science Summer Institute.
Jingke and Kathryn in front of a green background

DOE Office of Science Honors Two Lab Scientists

Thursday, August 1, 2019
LLNL computer scientist Kathryn Mohror and physicist Jingke Xu are recipients of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program award.
Greg White and Steven Kreek inspect the Radiation Field Training Simulator

Lab Wins Six Tech Commercialization Grants

Monday, July 29, 2019
LLNL researchers have posted another standout year securing major grants through the DOE's Technology Commercialization Fund, including one for the Radiation Field Training Simulator.
diagram of MFEM used on GPU architecture

CEED’s Impact on Exascale Computing Project Efforts Is Wide-Ranging

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) within the ECP involves more than 30 computational scientists from 2 DOE labs (Livermore and Argonne) and 5 universities.
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Cooling Exascale: LLNL Plans Two Exascale Supercomputers Totaling 85MW

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Supercomputers have always been at the forefront of cooling technologies, with their high-power densities demanding careful attention. An LLNL team is upgrading facilities for exascale supercomputers.
Ryan Chen in his office

Dirty Bomb Simulator Prepares Responders

Friday, July 12, 2019
Ryan Chen, LLNL data analyst and visualization technologist, has developed a model called the RDD Studio that provides a detailed simulation of an optimal response to a radiological dispersal device.
Meghan McGarry

Meghan McGarry Leads LLNL in New Nuclear Nonproliferation Consortium

Friday, July 12, 2019
In the recently launched MTV Consortium, the Lab and academia join forces to address crucial global security challenges.