Focus Area: Exascale Systems

Frontier: Designing the Electrical Infrastructure for a Supercomputer with Unprecedented Power Demands

Effective communications, humble problem-solving, lessons learned, and synergy are success factors in realizing the Frontier supercomputer.

Frontier: Guiding the Design and Construction of the Mechanical Systems

Engineer David Grant must check and recheck many important design details before Frontier, the nation’s first exascale supercomputer, is powered on.

Frontier: ORNL’s Justin Whitt on Deploying the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputer

Justin Whitt describes what Frontier will do, why it's unique, progress with deployment, what’s special about exascale computing, and more.

The History of the Exascale Project and How Frontier Solves the Four Exascale Challenges

Al Geist on the history of the Exascale Computing Project

ECP Ramps Up Software, Hardware R&D Efforts

Read an overview of the status of the latest ECP software and hardware developments presented at SC16.

ECP Presentation from SC16 Conference

The Exascale Computing Project leadership team presented this overview of the ECP mission, structure, funded projects and future direction at an SC16 Birds-of-a-Feather session.

ECP Announces $48m for Co-Design Centers

The Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) announced that it has selected four co-design centers as part of a 4 year, $48 million funding award.

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