Topic: AI/ML

LLNL’s HPC capabilities play a significant role in international science research and innovation, and Lab researchers have won 10 R&D 100 Awards in the Software–Services category in the past decade.

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Held May 7–8 in Washington, DC, the Special Competitive Studies Project (SCSP) AI Expo showcased groundbreaking initiatives in AI and emerging technologies. Kim Budil and other Lab speakers presented at center stage and the DOE exhibition booth.

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In a groundbreaking development for addressing future viral pandemics, a multi-institutional team involving LLNL researchers has successfully combined an AI-backed platform with supercomputing to redesign and restore the effectiveness of antibodies whose ability to fight viruses has been compromi

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Throughout the workshop, speakers, panelists and attendees focused on algorithm development, the potential dangers of superhuman AI systems and the importance of understanding and mitigating the risks to humans, as well as urgent measures needed to address the risks both scientifically and politically.

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LLNL’s fusion ignition breakthrough, more than 60 years in the making, was enabled by a combination of traditional fusion target design methods, HPC, and AI techniques.

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By taking weather variables such as wildfire, flooding, wind, and sunlight that directly impact the electrical grid into consideration, researchers can improve electrical grid model projections for a more stable future.

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New research reveals subtleties in the performance of neural image compression methods, offering insights toward improving these models for real-world applications.

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A record number of attendees—more than 14,000—experts, researchers, vendors and enthusiasts in the field of HPC descended on the Mile High City for the 2023 International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis, colloquially known as SC23.

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LLNL researchers collaborated with Washington University in St. Louis to devise a state-of-the-art, machine learning ML–based reconstruction tool for when high-quality computed tomography data is in low supply.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the world’s largest technical professional organization, has elevated LLNL staff member Bhavya Kailkhura to the grade of senior member within the organization.

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Merlin is an open-source workflow orchestration and coordination tool that makes it easy to build, run, and process large-scale workflows.

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Cindy Gonzales earned a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree and changed careers—all while working at the Lab. Meet the deputy director of LLNL’s Data Science Institute.

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With this year’s results, the Lab has now collected a total of 179 R&D 100 awards since 1978. The awards will be showcased at the 61st R&D 100 black-tie awards gala on Nov. 16 in San Diego.

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Led by Argonne National Lab and including an LLNL collaborator, a research team aims to provide the security necessary to study life-threatening medical issues without violating patient privacy.

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CASC computational mathematician Andrew Gillette has always been drawn to mathematics and says it’s about more than just crunching numbers.

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The event brought together 35 University of California students—ranging from undergraduates to graduate-level students from a diversity of majors—to work in groups to solve four key tasks, using actual electrocardiogram data to predict heart health.

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Using explainable artificial intelligence techniques can help increase the reach of machine learning applications in materials science, making the process of designing new materials much more efficient.

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The “crystal ball” that provided increased pre-shot confidence in LLNL's fusion ignition breakthrough involved a combination of detailed HPC design and a suite of methods combining physics-based simulation with machine learning—called cognitive simulation, or CogSim.

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The report lays out a comprehensive vision for the DOE Office of Science and NNSA to expand their work in scientific use of AI by building on existing strengths in world-leading high performance computing systems and data infrastructure.

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The new model addresses a problem in simulating RAS behavior, where conventional methods come up short of reaching the time- and length-scales needed to observe biological processes of RAS-related cancers.

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A principal investigator at LLNL shares how machine learning on the world’s fastest systems catalyzed the lab’s breakthrough.

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Collaborative autonomy software apps allow networked devices to detect, gather, identify and interpret data; defend against cyber-attacks; and continue to operate despite infiltration.

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From our fall 2022 hackathon, watch as participants trained an autonomous race car with reinforcement learning algorithms.

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A new collaboration will leverage advanced LLNL-developed software to create a “digital twin” of the near-net shape mill-products system for producing aerospace parts.

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