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Commitment to Exascale Will Strengthen US Leadership

A recent EE Times blog post underscores the importance of supercomputing to society and the strength that public-private research partnerships such as the PathForward program of the Exascale Computing Project contribute to America's competitiveness and innovation.

Los Alamos Integrates Systems for Increased Stockpile Stewardship Computing Capability

The Trinity supercomputer’s two partitions sited at Los Alamos National Laboratory were merged, with both Xeon Haswell and the Xeon Phi Knights Landing processors available for production computing in the laboratory’s classified network.

New Simulations Could Help in Hunt for Massive Mergers of Neutron Stars, Black Holes

Scientists have developed new computer models to explore what happens when a black hole joins with a neutron star, the superdense remnant of an exploded star. A participant in the research from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is working to build increasingly sophisticated models of neutron star mergers and supernovae through his involvement in the US Department of Energy's Exascale Computing Project.

Argonne Puts Computation Muscle Behind Cancer Code

Argonne goes deep to crack cancer code   “Precision medicine is the ability to fine tune a treatment for each patient based on specific variations, whether it’s their genetics, their

Exploring the Potential of New Hybrid Computing Architectures

Oak Ridge National Laboratory is bringing on D-Wave Systems to use quantum computing as an accelerator for the Exascale Computing Project.

New Algorithms Help Extract 3-D Biological Structure from Limited Data

New collaboration initiative between SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, CAMERA, the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) and Los Alamos National Laboratory as part of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP).

ANL’s Rajeev Thakur: An Exascale Software Stack

ANL's Rajeev Thakur: Breaking Down the Exascale Software Stack

ECP Director Paul Messina Discusses the ECP’s PathForward Program on Federal News Radio

ECP Director Paul Messina Discusses the ECP's PathForward Program on Federal News Radio

CEED Co-Design Center Launches New Website

The website for the ECP's Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) co-design center is now live. CEED is one of the ECP’s five co-design centers established to overcome performance barriers

U.S. Funds Exascale Computing Research

Article by Mark Rockwell of Government Computer News The ECP program and the push to get an exascale system, or possibly two, operational isn't to catch up to China, said

Advancing the Frontiers of Computing at PNNL: the March Toward Exascale

Source: Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, WA A contributed article from Steven Ashby, Director, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory We often hear how supercomputers are used to tackle incredibly complex problems. They have

INSIDEHPC: DOE AWARDS $258 MILLION FOR EXASCALE TO U.S. HPC VENDORS

InsideHPC's Rich Brueckner reports on the DOE PathForward Announcement. https://insidehpc.com/2017/06/podcast-doe-awards-258-million-exascale-u-s-hpc-vendors/  

Anandtech’s Ryan Smith Covers DOE Announcement of PathForward Contracts

PATHFORWARD: US DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY AWARDS $258M IN RESEARCH CONTRACTS TO DEVELOP EXASCALE SUPERCOMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

HPCwire’s John Russell Covers the DOE PathForward Announcement

Six Exascale PathForward Vendors Selected; DOE Providing $258 Million.

PathForward Vendors Weigh In on Funding Announcement

Department of Energy Awards Six Research Contracts Totaling  $258 Million to Accelerate U.S. Supercomputing Technology QUOTES FROM VENDORS RECEIVING AWARDS   Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Sunnyvale, California “AMD is excited

Doug Kothe on the Race to Build Exascale Applications

HPCwire's John Russel interviewed Doug Kothe, the Exascale Computing Project's Director of Application Development for this feature article on 'The Race to Build Exascale Applications.' https://www.hpcwire.com/2017/05/29/doug-kothe-race-build-exascale-applications/    

HPCwire Covers the Exascale Computing Project: A Presentation by ECP Director, Paul Messina

HPCwire Covers the Exascale Computing Project: A Presentation by ECP Director, Paul Messina. John Russell provided this thorough recap of ECP Director Paul Messina's opening presentation at the Hyperion Research

Radio Free HPC Discusses the Exascale Computing Project

In this podcast, the team at Radio Free HPC discusses the Exascale Computing Project.  This update is based on a presentation by ECP Director, Paul Messina at the HPC User

LBNL, PNNL Researchers Make NWChem’s Planeware “Purr”

  LBNL, PNNL Researchers Make NWChem’s Planewave “Purr” on Intel’s Knights Landing Architectures A team of researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

ECP Industry Council Chair, Michael McQuade Addresses Audience at ECP Annual Meeting

Remarks Presented at the First ECP Annual Meeting Dr. J. Michael McQuade ECP Industry Council Chair The Exascale Computing Project Knoxville, TN February 1, 2017   (Transcript of Discussion) Why