Topic: Computational Science

The Earth System Grid Federation, a multi-agency initiative that gathers and distributes data for top-tier projections of the Earth’s climate, is preparing a series of upgrades to make using the data easier and faster while improving how the information is curated.

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The Earth System Grid Federation is a web-based tool set that powers most global climate change research.

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Presented at the 2022 International Conference on Computational Science, the team’s research introduces metrics that can improve the accuracy of blood flow simulations.

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The second article in a series about the Lab's stockpile stewardship mission highlights computational models, parallel architectures, and data science techniques.

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

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The Adaptive Computing Environment and Simulations (ACES) project will advance fissile materials production models and reduce risk of nuclear proliferation.

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The latest generation of Livermore’s workhorse laser physics code promises full integration across research and operations applications.

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LLNL scientists have created a new adjoint waveform tomography model that more accurately simulates earthquake and explosion ground motions. The paper, published in the Journal of Geophysical Research, was selected for an Editor’s Highlight.

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Researchers from LLNL's Energetic Materials Center and Purdue University have leveraged LLNL supercomputing to better understand the chemical reactions that detonate explosives that are “critical to managing the nation’s nuclear stockpile.”

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The latest generation of a laser beam–delay technique owes its success to collaboration, dedication, and innovation.

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An LLNL team will be among the first researchers to perform work on the world’s first exascale supercomputer—Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Frontier—when they use the system to model cancer-causing protein mutations.

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The Data Science Institute's career panel series continued on June 28 with a discussion of LLNL’s COVID-19 research and development. Four data scientists talked about their work in drug screening, protein–drug compounds, antibody–antigen sequence analysis, and risk factor identification.

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For the first time in the DSC series since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, Lab mentors visited the college campus to provide in-person guidance for five teams of UC Merced students.

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The Accelerating Therapeutic Opportunities in Medicine (ATOM) consortium is showing “significant” progress in demonstrating that HPC and machine learning tools can speed up the drug discovery process, ATOM co-lead Jim Brase said at a recent webinar.

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Kevin McLoughlin has always been fascinated by the intersection of computing and biology. His LLNL career encompasses award-winning microbial detection technology, a COVID-19 antiviral drug design pipeline, and work with the ATOM consortium.

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As group leader and application developer in the Global Security Computing Applications Division, Jarom Nelson develops intrusion detection and access control software.

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One of the most widely used tactical simulations in the world, JCATS is installed in hundreds of U.S. military and civilian organizations, in NATO, and in more than 30 countries.

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

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A new multiscale model incorporates both microstructural and atomistic simulations to understand barriers to ion transport in solid-state battery materials.

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From molecular screening, a software platform, and an online data to the computing systems that power these projects.

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LLNL’s cyber programs work across a broad sponsor space to develop technologies addressing sophisticated cyber threats directed at national security and civilian critical infrastructure.

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

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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.

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Upgraded with the C++ programming language, VBL provides high-fidelity models and high-resolution calculations of laser performance predictions.

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LLNL researchers and collaborators have developed a highly detailed, ML–backed multiscale model revealing the importance of lipids to RAS, a family of proteins whose mutations are linked to many cancers.

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