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Exascale Computing Could Drastically Boost the Capabilities of Energy Applications

Tom Evans, technical lead for ECP's Energy Applications projects, shares about the motivations, progress, and aspirations on the path to the exascale.

Industry Leaders Prepare for Rice University Oil and Gas Conference (Source: insideHPC)

Lori Diachin, ECP project deputy director, will contribute as a speaker at the Rice University Oil and Gas HPC Conference in Houston, March 4–6, where the focus will be on the computational challenges and needs in the energy industry.

Efforts Directed at Making Wind Farms More Efficient

In November at the SC18 supercomputing conference in Dallas, Michael Sprague of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory discussed a recent success of ECP’s wind energy research project, ExaWind.

Exawind Project Demonstrates Blade-Resolved Simulation of NREL 5 MW Reference Wind Turbine

HPCwire October 25, 2018

ExaWind Project Demonstrates Blade-Resolved Simulation of the NREL 5 MW Reference Wind Turbine

ECP's ExaWind project aims to advance the fundamental comprehension of whole wind plant performance. The ExaWind team recently performed a turbine sim

Video: ExaAM—Transforming Additive Manufacturing through Exascale Simulation

The HPC industry blog insideHPC features a video from the recent HPC User Forum meeting in Detroit. The focus of the post is a presentation by John Turner of Oak Ridge National Laboratory about ECP's ExaAM project and its endeavors to transform additive manufacturing through exascale simulation.

How Exascale Computing Will Enable Born-Qualified AM Parts

ExaAM, a high-fidelity simulation tool, promises to reduce trial-and-error in additive manufacturing and help create metal 3D-printed parts that are qualified from the beginning.

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.

Exascale Holds the Key to Generating Realistic and Accurate Scenarios of Future Earthquakes

Computer simulation has become an essential and core component of earthquake design for major infrastructure, but researchers need to better understand and quantify future earthquakes. Exascale computing could allow for the realization of such advances. Learn more on Let's Talk Exascale.

Transforming Combustion Science and Technology with Exascale Simulations

ECP's Combustion-Pele project involves predictive simulation of in-cylinder combustion processes to explore the potential for groundbreaking efficiencies while limiting the formation of pollutants. Combustion-Pele's principal investigator, Jackie Chen, is guest on the Let's Talk Exascale podcast.

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.

LBNL’s David McCallen Presents ECP Application Research Project at 69th HPC User Forum

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's David McCallen, a researcher from the Exascale Computing Project, on April 17 spoke at the 69th HPC User Forum in Tucson, Arizona, about exascale simulations for regional-scale earthquake hazard and risk.

Harnessing the Power of Exascale for the Long-Term Design and Planning of Urban Systems

ECP's Multiscale Coupled Urban Systems project is applying computing technology and computer models to long-term design and planning issues that pertain to cities.

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.

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