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Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design Center

Scaling the Unknown: The CEED Co-Design center By Steve Koppes A supercomputing co-design collaboration involving academia, industry and national labs tackles exascale computing’s monumental challenges. CEED is one of five

New Simulations Break Down Potential Impact of a Major Quake by Building Location and Size

With unprecedented resolution, scientists and engineers are simulating precisely how a large-magnitude earthquake along the Hayward Fault would affect different locations and buildings across the San Francisco Bay Area.

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.

The New York Times: US Is Again Home to World’s Speediest Supercomputer

For the past five years, China has had the world's speediest computer. But as of Friday, Summit, a machine built in the United States, is taking the lead.

HPCwire: Exascale USA—Continuing to Move Forward

Several important events at the end of May 2018 served to advance the US Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Initiative for the United States. Among those events was the passage of exascale budgets by both the full House and Senate Appropriations Committees.

ECP’s Industry Council Chair Shares Insights with EnterpriseTech

ECP Industry Council Chair Dave Kepczynski, CIO, GE Global Research, General Electric, recently talked with the publication EnterpriseTech about the council's mission and the eagerness of industry to have exascale computing capability.

Earth Modeling System is Expected to Offer Outstanding Climate Simulation Resolutions

Sandia National Laboratories reports on the work of the Energy Exascale Earth Systems Model (E3SM) and how the system E3SM has developed the last four years is expected to offer one of the best resolutions ever achieved by supercomputers simulating aspects of the planet’s climate.

U.S. Should Regain Lead in Supercomputing

By Terry Wallace / Director of Los Alamos National Laboratory Source:  AlbuquerqueJournal, April 29, 2018   Science has served as a critical partner in advancing the U.S. economy for decades.

LBNL’s David McCallen is Featured on insideHPC

Rich Brueckner of insideHPC talked with researcher David McCallen of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the Exascale Computing Project recently at the HPC User Forum in Tucson about how exascale computing will enhance earthquake simulation for improved structural safety.

New Exascale System for Earth Simulation

A new earth modeling system unveiled today will have weather-scale resolution and use advanced computers to simulate aspects of Earth’s variability and anticipate decadal changes that will critically impact the U.S. energy sector in coming years.

Brookhaven Lab Hosts Hackathon to Optimize Scientific Application Codes

Brookhaven Lab was the setting February 26–March 2 for a hackathon for research and computational scientists, code developers, and computing hardware experts to optimize scientific application codes for high-performance computing. ECP's SOLLVE Software Technology project collaborated to assist the users.

Andrew Siegel Speaks About ECP at Ohio Supercomputer Center’s Spring Statewide Users Group Conference

Andew Siegel, Exascale Computing Project Application Development focus area director, on April 5 provided overview and insight into ECP in a keynote address at the Ohio Supercomputer Center Statewide Users Group spring conference in Columbus, Ohio.

SECRETARY OF ENERGY RICK PERRY ANNOUNCES $1.8 BILLION INITIATIVE FOR NEW SUPERCOMPUTERS

https://www.energy.gov/articles/secretary-energy-rick-perry-announces-18-billion-initiative-new-supercomputers   Systems Will Solidify U.S. Leadership in the “Exascale” Computing Era WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry today announced a Request for Proposals (RFP), potentially worth up

Doug Kothe Provides Update on ECP at 2018 Rice Oil & Gas Conference

The insideHPC blog has coverage of ECP Director Doug Kothe's talk March 12 at the 2018 Rice Oil & Gas Conference in Houston.

ECP Director of Application Development Participates in Panel Discussion on Exascale

ECP's Andrew Siegel offered insights to a panel discussion on exascale computing at the 2018 Rice Oil & Gas Conference, March 12 and 13, in Houston.

A Game Changer: Metagenomic Clustering Powered by HPC

A new Berkeley Lab algorithm allows biologists to harness the capabilities of massively parallel supercomputers to make sense of a genomic 'data deluge.'

Doug Kothe Named One of HPCwire’s 2018 “People to Watch”

Exascale Computing Project Director Doug Kothe is among HPCwire's 2018 People to Watch. The list aims to foster a dialogue about the high-performance computing industry and highlight some of its best and brightest minds.

Article Highlights Aim of ECP, Profiles Two Researchers

The online newspaper the Los Alamos Daily Post features an article about ECP's effort to create a capable exascale ecosystem and profiles two of its researchers, Jim Ahrens and Danny Perez, of Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Exascale and the Food Industry

Mars, Incorporated, the world’s leading chocolate company and one of the largest food manufacturers, has a unique perspective on the impact that exascale computing will have on the food industry.

ECP: Shaking Things up With Earthquake Simulation

Hayward Fault Earthquake Simulations Increase Fidelity of Ground Motions Article ID: 689010 Released: 8-Feb-2018 5:05 AM EST Source Newsroom: Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Lawrence Livermore and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratory scientists have used