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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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LLNL mentors introduced students at Livermore middle and high schools to coding and basic computer programming skills

Livermore School Board Recognizes 'Girls Who Code' Volunteers

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
Twenty-two LLNL mentors introduced students at Livermore middle and high schools to coding and basic computer programming skills.
four people standing with a supercomputer

Pharma Partnership Applies Deep Learning to Very Big Data

Monday, January 23, 2017
GlaxoSmithKline teams with Lawrence Livermore 
on computational models for drug discovery.
Computation 2016 fall hackathon

Collaboration Fuels Fall Hackathon

Monday, November 21, 2016
What do Batman, a ukulele, and a popcorn machine have in common?
Ian Lee and colleagues at the spring 2016 hackathon

Record Turnout for Summer Hackathon

Thursday, July 28, 2016
In the early hours of the morning on July 15, 2016, participants from around the Lab began to gather to continue their projects on the second day of Computation’s summer hackathon.
2016 LLNL spring hackathon participants

Spring Hackathon Sees Projects with Multi-Group Applications Bloom into Being

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Lawrence Livermore’s 2016 spring hackathon saw an all-time high of 68 people participate and matched last year’s spring high of 39 different projects.
programmers take part in a big data tutorial at the hackathon

Fall Codefest Draws a Crowd

Tuesday, December 1, 2015
On November 12 and 13, staff members from nearly every division of the Computation Directorate turned out for the fall hackathon, held at the High Performance Computing Innovation Center on the Livermore Valley Open Campus.
LLNL computer scientists partcipate in the spring 2015 hackathon event

March Hackathon Sees Strong Turnout

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Computation's spring Hackathon, held March 5 and 6 at the High Performance Computing Innovation Center, saw one of the biggest turnouts thus far, with 65 participants.
Researchers and developers from different divisions working together on hackathon project

Fall Hackathon Helps Grow a Community of Innovators

Monday, December 1, 2014
Computation's latest 24-hour brainstorming session, known as a hackathon, drew 60 participants, both first timers and veterans.
Nodeify team at a Computation hackathon event

Nodeify Hackathon Project Goes Live at NIF

Thursday, October 2, 2014
A centralized application notification system that captured first place at Computation’s March 2013 hackathon was recently implemented at LLNL’s National Ignition Facility.
Computation hackathon participants at work

Hackathon Generates Ideas and Strengthens Ties

Thursday, August 21, 2014
At the most recent 24-hour hackathon, 58 LLNL employees and students worked on 30 teams to complete Computation-related projects of their choice.