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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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Energy and Cost Savings from LLNL Data Center Consolidation Earn DOE Award

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
LLNL's effort to conserve energy and reduce costs by consolidating computing data centers, inspired by its HPC facility strategy, has received a Sustainability Award from the Department of Energy.
An inertial confinement fusion problem using fourth-order finite elements

Remapping Algorithm Boosts BLAST Simulations

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
A new approach by a multidisciplinary Livermore team produces more accurate shock hydrodynamic simulations.

When Will We Have an Exascale Supercomputer?

Friday, December 19, 2014
Beyond Sierra and Summit, the U.S. Department of Energy has invested an additional $100 million in paving the way toward exascale supercomputing.
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.
Rena Huerta holding her award

Huerta Receives Knowledge Expert of the Year Award

Monday, December 1, 2014
LLNL computer associate Rena Huerta recently received an IMPACT Award, naming her "Knowledge Expert of the Year," at the annual IMPACT 2014 Knowledge Conference in Orlando, Florida.
LLNL staff at SC14

Computation Contributes to Top HPC Conference

Monday, December 1, 2014
LLNL's computer scientists had a strong showing in SC14’s technical content and among the award winners.

Is the U.S. Back on the Road to Exascale?

Friday, November 28, 2014
With the CORAL procurement of a new HPC system from IBM, Livermore is now choosing heterogeneity in processor architecture.
INCITE logo overlaid on the globe

Lab Researchers Awarded Time on Top Computers to Advance Science

Wednesday, November 26, 2014
As part of the Department of Energy's INCITE program, eight LLNL researchers have been awarded nearly 800 million core hours on two of America's fastest supercomputers dedicated to open science.

You May Not Know It, but You Used a Supercomputer Today

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The scientific advances enabled by supercomputers transform the way Americans receive everything from weather reports to medical testing and pharmaceuticals.

Researchers Study Potential of Drag-Reducing Devices on Semi-Trucks to Conserve Energy

Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Fuel consumption could be reduced by billions of gallons a year through the use of drag-reducing devices on trucks, according to studies by researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.