The mission of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) is to accelerate delivery of a capable exascale computing ecosystem that will provide breakthrough solutions to address America’s most critical challenges in scientific discovery, energy assurance, economic competitiveness, and national security.

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Energy Department Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer

From harnessing the power of the atom to sequencing the human genome, the Department of Energy (DOE) has a long history of developing cutting-edge science and technology. One of the fresh challenges DOE has taken on is the use of supercomputers to accelerate cancer research.

Exascale Holds the Key to Generating Realistic and Accurate Scenarios of Future Earthquakes

Computer simulation has become an essential and core component of earthquake design for major infrastructure, but researchers need to better understand and quantify future earthquakes. Exascale computing could allow for the realization of such advances. Learn more on Let's Talk Exascale.

Wired Magazine: The US Again has the World's Most Powerful Supercomputer

Plenty of people around the world got new gadgets Friday, but one in Eastern Tennessee stands out. Summit, a new supercomputer unveiled at Oak Ridge National Lab is, unofficially for now, the most powerful calculating machine on the planet.

Leadership Team

The ECP leadership team is composed of some of the brightest minds from U.S. national laboratories.

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Focus Areas

The ECP is organized by three focus areas: Application Development, Software Technology, and Hardware and Integration.

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Industry Council

An advisory body serving ECP leadership, the Industry Council provides two-way communication between the ECP and industry as well as the high-performance computing software community.

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