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Local Women in Data Science Conference Showcases Lab Research

Friday, April 3, 2020
Held in early March, the WiDS Livermore event featured four technical talks from LLNL data scientists.
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Lab Promotes Diversity, Tech at Women in Data Science Regional Event

Friday, April 3, 2020
The early-March event was the third annual WiDS Livermore event, featuring speakers, a career panel, mentoring, and a livestream.
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LLNL Creates Web Resources to Aid in Fight against COVID-19

Monday, March 30, 2020
LLNL has infrastructure, unique research capabilities, and a dedicated team of scientists and engineers supporting the fight against COVID-19.
3D model of virus protein (shown in blue) bound to two antibodies (which are shown in red and green)

Lab Antibody, Anti-Viral Research Aids COVID-19 Response

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
LLNL scientists are contributing to the global fight against COVID-19 by combining AI/ML, bioinformatics, and supercomputing to help discover candidates for new antibodies and pharmaceutical drugs.
Lassen supercomputer

New Partnership to Unleash U.S. Supercomputing Resources in the Fight against COVID-19

Monday, March 23, 2020
The White House announced the COVID-19 HPC Consortium to provide access to the world’s most powerful HPC resources that can advance the pace of scientific discovery in the fight to stop the virus.
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HPC4Energy Innovation Program Issues Special Solicitation for American Manufacturers

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
This solicitation invites members of Manufacturing USA, a network of 14 U.S. manufacturing institutes, to propose projects that could benefit from HPC modeling, simulation, and data analysis.
Magma Supercomputer

LLNL Highlights Magma’s Role in NNSA’s Computing Arsenal

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
This week, LLNL highlighted one of the latest additions to its computing arsenal: Magma. Magma is a Penguin Computing “Relion” system comprised of 752 nodes with Intel Xeon Platinum 9242 processors.
illustration of El Capitan supercomputer

LLNL and HPE to Partner with AMD on El Capitan, Projected as World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
With its advanced CPUs/GPUs developed by AMD, El Capitan’s peak performance is expected to exceed 2 exaFLOPS, which would make it the fastest supercomputer in the world when it is deployed in 2023.
power grid heat map next to a photo of Cosmin and Ignacio

Lab Team Sizzles at DOE Grid Optimization Competition

Thursday, February 27, 2020
LLNL bested more than two dozen teams to place first overall in Challenge 1 of the DOE Grid Optimization Competition, aimed at developing a more reliable, resilient, and secure U.S. electrical grid.
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‘Yes, You Can’: UC Merced Students Learning, Growing at Livermore Lab

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
The university and LLNL lay the groundwork for a direct pipeline between the two, opening a door to research collaborations as well as job and internship opportunities for students and alumni.