Exascale Day
10.18.2022

Exascale Day honors scientists and researchers who use advanced computing to make breakthrough discoveries in medicine, materials sciences, energy, and beyond with the help of the fastest supercomputers in the world. It is also a day to celebrate the impact of high-performance computing at all levels.

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Perspectives

  • "Wouldn’t it be great to reduce the carbon footprint of your next overseas vacation? Using...

    Sibendu Som, Director of the Center for Advanced Propulsion and Power Systems, Argonne National Laboratory

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    "Fully exploiting the unprecedented capabilities of exascale computing for transformational advances...

    Lois McInnes, Deputy Director of Software Technology for the Exascale Computing Project and a senior computational scientist at Argonne National Laboratory

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    "To reach exascale computing has been an ambitious goal, which has now been achieved by the Exascale...

    Ulrike Meier Yang, Leader of the xSDK4ECP (Extreme-scale Scientific Software Development Kit for ECP) and Mathematical Algorithms & Computing Group Leader, Center for Applied Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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  • “We are still in early days on the road to exascale, and bringing our efforts to fruition requires...

    Elaine Raybourn, Applied Information Sciences, Sandia National Laboratories

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    "As developers of mathematical software, we are thrilled to provide newest capabilities on our first...

    Sherry Li, Senior Scientist, Leader of the Mathematical Libraries area in ECP Software Technology research, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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    "Almost every aspect of modern life is tied to computing. If we want to make better decisions, if we...

    Rick Stevens, Associate Laboratory Director, Computing, Environment and Life Sciences, Argonne National Laboratory

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  • Mark Nossokoff

    “With the formal acceptance of Frontier at ORNL, the easy part of achieving exascale is complete....

    Mark Nossokoff, Research Director | Lead Storage Analyst, Hyperion Research

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    "Combining the power of exascale computers with the advent of new observational data now being...

    Katrin Heitmann, Deputy Division Director, High Energy Physics, Argonne National Laboratory

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    "The world is facing its biggest challenge in reducing its carbon emission footprint. Moving away...

    Anouar Benali, Computational Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

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  • “To see the promise of exascale computing being realized after a decade or more of planning and...

    Rob Neely, Program Director, Weapon Simulation and Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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    "One of the best things about being on ECP projects is the collaborations we have formed with other...

    Christine Sweeney, Programming Models Team Deputy Team Leader, Los Alamos National Laboratory

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    “At the start of the exascale effort, three major challenges were identified: power requirements,...

    Bronis de Supinski, Chief Technical Officer, Livermore Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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  • "The whole reason for exascale computing is the science. To advance science, you need exascale...

    Jack Dongarra, University of Tennessee

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    "Exascale computing gives us tremendous opportunities to make scientific advancements in plasma...

    Sunita Chandrasekaran, University of Delaware

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    “We use Frontier to predict and understand new materials for everything from batteries to new...

    Paul Kent, Computational Nanoscience Researcher, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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  • “I’m using AI on Frontier to understand the relation among 300,000 medical concepts from 55...

    Ramki Kannan, Group Leader, Discrete Algorithms, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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    “Creating an exascale supercomputer is an incredible achievement not just for HPE & AMD and those...

    Brad McCredie, Corporate Vice President, Data Center and Accelerated Processing at AMD

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    “Exascale computing will allow us to numerically simulate Multiphysics problems at fine resolution...

    Ramanan Sankaran, Group Leader, Multiscale Materials, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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  • "It is so exciting to be celebrating Exascale Day now that we have our first Exascale machine,...

    Kathryn Mohror, Lead for the NNSA Software Technologies Portfolio, ECP Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

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    “My group uses Frontier and develops algorithms that allow us to understand and identify risk...

    Heidi Hanson, Group Leader, Biostatistics and Multiscale Systems, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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    "My research involves studying proton-proton collisions, and without computing it’s impossible to...

    Walter Hopkins, Assistant Physicist, Argonne National Laboratory

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  • Steve-Conway

    "A decade ago, experts estimated that an exascale computer built with then-current technology would...

    Steve Conway, President, Conway Communications

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    “The problems we have to solve keep getting harder and harder. We need bigger and bigger computers...

    Al Geist, Chief Technologist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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    “The future looks so bright. Everybody in the world will benefit from the research done on this...

    Chris Zimmer, HPC Systems Engineer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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  • "Exascale computing lets scientists do more types of computation at the same time than we can on...

    Logan Ward, Assistant Computational Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

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    "The ExaFLOP LINPACK result box is checked. This is great news, but our work is not done. ECP’s...

    Mike Heroux, Senior Scientist at Sandia National Laboratories and Director of Software Technology for the Exascale Computing Project

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    "Many of the world’s greatest innovations have been made possible by high performance computing...

    Robert Hormuth, Corporate Vice President, Architecture and Strategy, Data Center Solutions Group at AMD

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  • “It’s a moonshot. The science that will be done on this machine will be truly game-changing and...

    Justin Whitt, OLCF Program Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

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