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E3SM-MMF: Forecasting Water Resources and Severe Weather with Greater Confidence

By exploiting the power and performance advantages of GPUs and exascale computing, researchers aim to better predict changes to Earth’s water cycles.

Project will Enhance Livermore Computing Center in Preparation for Exascale

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory recently announced that it had broken ground on its Exascale Computing Facility Modernization project.

Major Update of the MFEM Finite Element Library Broadens GPU Support

The Center for Efficient Exascale Discretizations (CEED) recently released version 4.1 of its MFEM finite element library, which introduces features important for the nation’s first exascale supercomputers.

ExaAM Project Aims to Transform Additive Manufacturing through Exascale Simulation

In the latest episode of the Let's Talk Exascale podcast, John Turner of Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides a look at additive manufacturing and the ExaAM project from different angles.

Cleaner-Burning Gasoline Engines, Cities Powered by Wind, Nuclear Reactors that Fit on a Tabletop—Soon They Could All be within Reach

When the US Department of Energy boots up the world’s first generation of exascale supercomputers next year, researchers hope to find some of the most elusive questions of modern science suddenly closer to being solved.

Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Names Berkeley Lab's Katie Antypas as New Director for Hardware and Integration

Antypas is currently the division deputy and Data Department head at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She replaces Terri Quinn, who is returning to her full-time responsibilities as deputy associate director for Livermore Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory’s high-performance computing organization.

Flexible Package Manager Automates the Deployment of Software on Supercomputers

Spack (Supercomputer PACKage manager) is an R&D 100–Award winner because of its worldwide impact on high-performance computing.

ECP Names New Team Lead for Earth and Space Science

Dan Martin of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is now at the helm of the Earth and Space Science portfolio for the Exascale Computing Project.

ECP's ExaWind Project is Featured in Renewable Energy Magazine

Writer Jennifer Huber of NERSC delves into ExaWind's science challenge problem, its use of the computational code called Nalu-Wind, and its collaboration.

Reducing the Memory Footprint and Data Movement on Exascale Systems

The ZFP software development effort is tackling the critical task of overcoming the performance cost of data movement for exascale computing.

Collaboration Aims to More Accurately Predict Wind Farm Flow Physics

Jennifer Huber of NERSC writes about how the ExaWind project is advancing our basic understanding of the flow physics governing wind plant performance.

Accelerating the Adoption of Container Technologies for Exascale Computing

Container technology has provided greater software flexibility, reliability, ease of deployment, and portability—an ECP project aims to deliver it for exascale computing systems.