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Alan in front of the DSSI wall sign

Livermore Lab Foundation Awards Scholarship to Cal State East Bay Computer Science Student

Friday, August 2, 2019
Alan Noun, a computer science student at CSU East Bay and the recipient of the Livermore Lab Foundation's first full-year scholarship, is an intern at LLNL’s Data Science Summer Institute.
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DOE Office of Science Honors Two Lab Scientists

Thursday, August 1, 2019
LLNL computer scientist Kathryn Mohror and physicist Jingke Xu are recipients of the Department of Energy’s Office of Science Early Career Research Program award.
Greg White and Steven Kreek inspect the Radiation Field Training Simulator

Lab Wins Six Tech Commercialization Grants

Monday, July 29, 2019
LLNL researchers have posted another standout year securing major grants through the DOE's Technology Commercialization Fund, including one for the Radiation Field Training Simulator.
diagram of MFEM used on GPU architecture

CEED’s Impact on Exascale Computing Project Efforts Is Wide-Ranging

Wednesday, July 17, 2019
The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) within the ECP involves more than 30 computational scientists from 2 DOE labs (Livermore and Argonne) and 5 universities.
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Cooling Exascale: LLNL Plans Two Exascale Supercomputers Totaling 85MW

Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Supercomputers have always been at the forefront of cooling technologies, with their high-power densities demanding careful attention. An LLNL team is upgrading facilities for exascale supercomputers.
Ryan Chen in his office

Dirty Bomb Simulator Prepares Responders

Friday, July 12, 2019
Ryan Chen, LLNL data analyst and visualization technologist, has developed a model called the RDD Studio that provides a detailed simulation of an optimal response to a radiological dispersal device.
Meghan McGarry

Meghan McGarry Leads LLNL in New Nuclear Nonproliferation Consortium

Friday, July 12, 2019
In the recently launched MTV Consortium, the Lab and academia join forces to address crucial global security challenges.
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Looking for Livermore Computing User Information?

Thursday, July 11, 2019
We recently changed this site's URL to, so some users may be redirected here instead of—home of Livermore Computing. Click this article title to go there instead.
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Small Brain-on-a-Chip Promises Big Payoffs

Thursday, July 11, 2019
LLNL’s brain-on-a-chip may offer an effective way to evaluate the organ’s response to threats. Data analytics and HPC modeling help scientists better understand neuronal networks.
wide-angle view of the Sierra machine room

Why Do We Need Supercomputers and Who Is Using Them?

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
LLNL is home to several supercomputers, including Sierra, the world's second fastest. PCMag stopped by to find out how these computers handle virtual nuclear weapons tests and weather modeling.