An LLNL Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Carol Woodward consults on a diverse array of projects at the Lab and beyond. “It’s nice because it means I can work at the same place and not just do one thing for a long time,” she says.

# Topic: *Computational Math*

Highlights include MFEM community workshops, compiler co-design, HPC standards committees, and AI/ML for national security.

The second annual MFEM workshop brought together the project’s global user and developer community for technical talks, Q&A, and more.

The open-source MFEM library enables application scientists to quickly prototype parallel physics application codes based on PDEs discretized with high-order finite elements.

This project solves initial value problems for ODE systems, sensitivity analysis capabilities, additive Runge-Kutta methods, DAE systems, and nonlinear algebraic systems.

The prestigious award is handed out every two years and recognizes outstanding contributions to the development and use of mathematical and computational tools and methods for the solution of science and engineering problems.

Researchers will address the challenge of efficiently differentiating large-scale applications for the DOE by building on advances in LLNL’s MFEM finite element library and MIT’s Enzyme AD tool.

The first article in a series about the Lab's stockpile stewardship mission highlights the roles of computer simulations and exascale computing.

The Advanced Technology Development and Mitigation program within the Exascale Computing Project shows that the best way to support the mission is through open collaboration and a sustainable software infrastructure.

LLNL participates in the International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) on May 30 through June 3.

Winning the best paper award at PacificVis 2022, a research team has developed a resolution-precision-adaptive representation technique that reduces mesh sizes, thereby reducing the memory and storage footprints of large scientific datasets.

The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) 2022 Community Birds-of-a-Feather Days will take place May 10–12 via Zoom. The event provides an opportunity for the HPC community to engage with ECP teams to discuss our latest development efforts.

LLNL's DMTS awards program offers advancement for scientific leaders who choose the research track over the management ladder. Read more about computational mathematician Rob Falgout.

The Enabling Technologies for High-Order Simulations (ETHOS) project performs research of fundamental mathematical technologies for next-generation high-order simulations algorithms.

Computational mathematician Julian Andrej began using LLNL-developed, open-source software while in Germany. Now at Livermore, he lends his expertise to the Center for Applied Scientific Computing, developing code for next-generation computing hardware.

The MAPP incorporates multiple software packages into one integrated code so that multiphysics simulation codes can perform at scale on present and future supercomputers.

This project advances research in physics-informed ML, invests in validated and explainable ML, creates an advanced data environment, builds ML expertise across the complex, and more.

Highlights include power grid challenges, performance analysis, complex boundary conditions, and a novel multiscale modeling approach.

libROM is a library designed to facilitate Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) based Reduced Order Modeling (ROM).

The MFEM software library provides high-order mathematical algorithms for large-scale scientific simulations. An October workshop brought together MFEM’s global user and developer community for the first time.

An LLNL mathematician and collaborators have developed a machine learning–based technique capable of deriving a mathematical model for the motion of binary black holes from gravitational wave data.

In a project with U.S. Steel, LLNL computational physicists built models of the hot-rolling process to run on LLNL’s HPC platforms.

As Computing’s fifth Fernbach Fellow, postdoctoral researcher Steven Roberts will develop, analyze, and implement new time integration methods.

LLNL held its first-ever Machine Learning for Industry Forum (ML4I) on August 10–12, co-hosted by the Lab’s High-Performance Computing Innovation Center and Data Science Institute.

The 2021 Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition features two papers co-authored by an LLNL researcher targeted at understanding robust machine learning models.