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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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Fall hackathon participants

With Extra Caffeine, Fall Hackathon Fuels Innovation and Collaboration

Tuesday, January 2, 2018
Eighty-five participants “keep calm and hack" at Computation's fall hackathon
CASC logo over a monotone image of the Sierra supercomputer

Center for Applied Scientific Computing (CASC) Newsletter, Volume 4

Monday, January 1, 2018
Highlights include complex simulation codes, uncertainty quantification, discrete event simulation, and the Unify file system.
Kalvin Ogbuefi with his award

Student’s Essay on LLNL Summer Internship Wins Scholarship Award

Friday, December 22, 2017
Cal-State University Long Beach student Kalvin Ogbuefi, an intern in last summer's Data Science Student Institute (DSSI), won a $1,000 grand prize scholarship.
Marisol Gamboa standing in front of a supercomputer

LLNL's Gamboa a Role Model for Women Pursuing STEM

Thursday, December 21, 2017
Marisol Gamboa, associate division leader for Global Security Computing Applications, is one of 12 women selected to represent New Mexico’s Women of STEM in a calendar and on posters.
DOE Incite leadership computing logo

INCITE Awards LLNL Researchers with Computing Time at ANL and ORNL

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
LLNL teams were awarded dedicated time on supercomputers at other national laboratories under a DOE program aimed at supporting computationally intensive, large-scale research projects.
modeling of phase transitions

Modeling Nucleation at the Atomic Scale

Monday, December 11, 2017
Livermore researchers use molecular dynamics simulations to reveal new physics of material phase transitions.
ParaDyn code simluation of paper fibers

LLNL's HPC4Mfg Project Wins 'Innovation Excellence' Award at SC17

Thursday, November 23, 2017
A Laboratory-led project aimed at saving time and money for paper product manufacturers earned an HPC Innovation Excellence Award at the 2017 Supercomputing Conference.
Bronis de Supinski presents information about Sierra

LLNL’s Computation Contingent Scales New Heights in the Mile High City

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
This Supercomputing 17 recap highlights Computation's presence and achievements at the conference.
R&D 100 Award logo with two scientists at a computer terminal

LLNL Researchers Garner Top Awards for Industrial Inventions from R&D Magazine

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Computation's researchers win R&D 100 Awards for the Applied Biosystems Axiom Microbiome Array and the Earth System Grid Federation.
Sierra supercomputer

Siting Sierra: Lawrence Livermore’s Newest and Fastest Supercomputer Is Taking Shape

Monday, November 20, 2017
Work is moving fast and furious in the Livermore Computing Complex, where siting and installation for Sierra is kicking into high gear.