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Project will Enhance Livermore Computing Center in Preparation for Exascale

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently announced that it had broken ground on its Exascale Computing Facility Modernization project.

ECP Names New Team Lead for Earth and Space Science

Dan Martin of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is now at the helm of the Earth and Space Science portfolio for the Exascale Computing Project.

ECP’s ExaWind Project is Featured in Renewable Energy Magazine

Writer Jennifer Huber of NERSC delves into ExaWind's science challenge problem, its use of the computational code called Nalu-Wind, and its collaboration.

Collaboration Aims to More Accurately Predict Wind Farm Flow Physics

Jennifer Huber of NERSC writes about how the ExaWind project is advancing our basic understanding of the flow physics governing wind plant performance.

Stony Brook University Researchers Developing Computer Models to Combat Coronavirus

The work of a team at Stony Brook University could help speed the discovery of drugs to fight the novel coronavirus responsible for COVID-19.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Delves into the Expected Impact of Exascale Computing

An article in CRSwire from HPE examines the many ways exascale computing is anticipated to solve problems previously out of reach.

Record-Fast System Coming to Support Nation’s Nuclear Security Missions

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and AMD have announced that the El Capitan supercomputer, planned for 2023, will have a speed of 2 exaflops to power complex scientific discovery for the US Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA).

Article Offers Recap of Recent Interview with Doug Kothe

Writer Jeffrey Burt in The Next Platform provides an analysis of the recent interview with Exascale Computing Project Director Doug Kothe.

Doug Kothe Provides Update on ECP at HPC User Forum

Supercomputing publication insideHPC shares on video the update presentation that ECP's Doug Kothe gave at the recent HPC User Forum at Argonne National Laboratory.

Experts Weigh in on the Game-Changing Nature of Exascale Computing

A Q&A from the social network and blogging platform for technical professionals called Built In shares insights from three experts on exascale, the next goal for supercomputing.

From HPCwire: Cray Wins NNSA–Livermore ‘El Capitan’ Exascale Contract

Cray will build El Capitan, the first exascale supercomputer for the National Nuclear Security Administration and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

From insideHPC: PASC19 Panel Discussion on Software for Exascale and Beyond

Lois Curfman McIness and Rich Brueckner moderated a PASC19 Conference panel discussion centered on challenges in developing productive and sustainable software. 

Getting Ready to Use OpenMP in Exascale Computing

An article on by Ariana Tantillo of Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) describes team activities during the recent OpenMP hackathon at BNL.

ECP Project Leaders on Ten Great Reasons for Building Frontier

Delving into the impact of exascale computing, HPCwire conveys the views of ten ECP project leaders concerning their aspirations for the Frontier system.

HPCwire Interviews Jack Wells—2019 Person to Watch

HPCwire interviews Jack Wells, director of science for the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility and the Titan and Summit supercomputers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Article Recaps Doug Kothe’s ACM Talk

Writer John Russell in HPCwire provides a digest of the May 2 livestreamed talk by ECP Director Doug Kothe for the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

ECP in the News: Story Roundup

Here are some of the latest instances of the Exascale Computing Project (ECP) in the news.

ECP Director Doug Kothe to be Featured on ACM SIGHPC’s TechTalk—Live on April 30th

  You can now register (it’s free) for ECP Director Doug Kothe’s ACM SIGHPC TechTalk. Doug will be the featured presenter for the ACM SIGHPC TechTalk on April 30 at

Insights on Energy Efficiency for Exascale

For a number of reasons, improving energy efficiency is a critical need in the quest for exascale computing, according to a recent blog post from HiPEAC, the European Network on High Performance and Embedded Architecture and Compilation.

Article Examines Path to Exascale

A recent piece in the publication Data Center Dynamics examines the nature of the competition and global developments in creating the path to exascale computing.