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LLNL Computing’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



HPCwire Podcast: Moving Massive Climate Research Data at Global Scale

Tuesday, February 25, 2014
HPCwire features LLNL computer scientist Dean Williams, who describes an effort to improve the network infrastructure for moving climate data around the world.

Computation's Chandrika Kamath Featured on DOE Site

Monday, February 24, 2014
Computer scientist Chandrika Kamath is profiled as part of a DOE feature on women in STEM.

Deanna Willis Featured in DOE's Women at Energy Series

Monday, February 24, 2014
Computation's Deanna Willis talks about her unconventional STEM career in a series on DOE employees.

Hadoop Speeds Seismic Event Processing

Thursday, February 20, 2014
A team of scientists from LLNL and Google explored whether the Hadoop framework would support the large-scale analysis of massive amounts of seismic event data.

DOE Women at Energy Series Features LLNL's Peg Folta

Monday, January 27, 2014
Peg Folta, who leads a group of LLNL computer scientists who support the National Ignition Facility, is profiled in a DOE series on women in the sciences.
Gordon Bell Prize winning bubble simulation

Bubbles Simulation on Sequoia Wins Gordon Bell Prize

Thursday, November 21, 2013
A calculation performed on LLNL's Sequoia supercomputer was awarded the Gordon Bell Prize for peak performance.

IBM-Nvidia Deal Latest in Hot Supercomputer Sector

Monday, November 18, 2013
LLNL’s new Cray system with Intel chips, called Catalyst, uses an unusually large amount chips call DRAMs for each computing node to provide more data more quickly for number-crunching.
LLNL's Dean Williams is shown in front of a climate simulation image

Tech Transfer Competition Honors Partnership for Studying Climate Change

Friday, November 1, 2013
The Federal Laboratory Consortium’s Far West Regional competition recognized the Earth System Grid Federation, developed by LLNL and 11 partners to serve the climate research community.
LLNL Supercomputer

Grand Challenge Projects Awarded Supercomputing Time

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Understanding dark matter in the universe was among the research projects allocated time on LLNL supercomputers under the recently announced Computing Grand Challenge Awards.
Pipe and supports beneath the Sequoia supercomputer

Integrating the Sequoia Supercomputer

Thursday, August 1, 2013
Sequoia’s complexity and scale made integration challenging but has not prevented early users from setting new records and achieving strong results.