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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

Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Names Doug Kothe as Director

News Media Contact:  Mike Bernhardt, bernhardtme@ORNL.gov, 503.804.1714 For Immediate Release: September 20, 2017   Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Names Doug Kothe as Director OAK RIDGE, Tenn. –

On the Path to the Nation’s First Exascale Supercomputers: PathForward

Six leading U.S. technology companies will receive funding to accelerate technology for the nation’s first exascale supercomputers.

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

ECP’s Fifth Co-Design Center Puts Focus on Graph Analytics

ECP has selected its fifth co-design center. It will focus on graph analytics, combinatorial kernels that play a crucial enabling role in many data analytic computing application areas as well as several ECP applications.

ECP Announces Formation of External Industry Council

The ECP Industry Council is an external advisory group of executives from some of the nation’s most prominent companies with a collaborative interest in bringing the potential of exascale computing

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.

ECP Awards $34m for Software Development

The Exascale Computing Project (ECP) has announced the selection of 35 software development proposals representing 25 research and academic organizations.

ECP Awards $39.8m for Application Development

The ECP announced its first round of funding, choosing 15 application development proposals for full funding and seven proposals for seed funding.

Two Argonne-led Projects Among ECP Awards

Two ECP application projects will be led by principal investigators at the DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory.

ORNL App Development

Oak Ridge National Laboratory staffers will participate in several newly awarded ECP application development projects.