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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

Exascale: No. 1 Priority for DOE Science Office

An article in the public-sector IT publication GCN highlights the national importance of reaching exascale, the next computing power platform.

The Exascale Data and Visualization Project

Jim Ahrens of Los Alamos National Laboratory gives insights about the ECP Data and Visualization project in the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

ECP Launches “Let’s Talk Exascale” Podcast Series

The insideHPC blog reports on the new podcast that explores the activities, challenges, accomplishments, and science impact of the Exascale Computing Project.

Nation’s Quest for Exascale ‘on a Solid Foundation’

Writing in HPCwire, Alex Larzelere, technologist, speaker, and author on a number of disruptive technologies, states that the US exascale program is poised to have an excellent 2018.

New Book Captures Programming Strategies for Future Systems

A new book examines programming strategies that are being applied across a wide spectrum of scientific domains in preparation for exascale computing.

Improving Energy Efficiency in the Software Stack

A special guest feature by Siddhartha Jana in the blog insideHPC provides an update on cross-community efforts to improve energy efficiency in the software stack.

From ZDNet: A Model Supercomputer for Exascale Testing is as Easy as Raspberry Pi

"Exascale" refers to computing systems at least 50 times faster than the most powerful supercomputers in use today. The problem faced by Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and similar labs