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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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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.
HPCWire awardees group photo

LLNL Takes Home Two HPCwire Awards at SC17

Friday, November 17, 2017
HPCwire Editor’s Choice awards recognize Computation's work on groundbreaking CANDLE and HPC4Mfg projects.
LLNL and AHA logos on a collage of molecules, flasks, and periodic table

LLNL Partners with American Heart Association to Accelerate Drug Discovery

Wednesday, November 15, 2017
LLNL will create a simulated environment that rapidly and precisely predicts how drugs bind to their target proteins to generate a robust drug pipeline of new and targeted therapies.
Sequoia supercomputer

Four DOE Supercomputers Ranked in the Top 10

Monday, November 13, 2017
SC17 hosted a discussion of the fiftieth TOP500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world, including LLNL's Sequoia.
Co-Design Center Develops Next-Gen Simulation Tools

Co-Design Center Develops Next-Gen Simulation Tools

Wednesday, November 8, 2017
CEED is one of five ECP co-design centers established to enable developers of software and hardware technology and computational science applications to forge collaborations.
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Looking Ahead to SC17

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
More than 35 members of LLNL’s Computation Directorate will attend the 2017 Supercomputing Conference. The Laboratory's presence includes tutorials, poster and paper sessions, and the Job Fair.