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Physics on autopilot

November 2021 Updated: November 2021

Brookhaven National Lab applies AI to make big experiments autonomous.


Optimized for discovery

October 2021 Updated: November 2021

A computational mathematician finds a national lab ideal for a highly collaborative career.


Happy returns

September 2021 Updated: September 2021

Sandia’s Humberto Silva III applies uncertainty quantification to model smooth atmospheric reentry from space.


Crafting community

August 2021 Updated: August 2021

The Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship celebrates 30 years of cultivating leaders and innovators.


New podcast features labs and fellows

July 2021 Updated: July 2021

Series celebrates DOE Computational Science Fellowship’s 30th anniversary.


Extreme 3-D

June 2021 Updated: June 2021

Argonne’s Advanced Photon Source upgrades to large-sample 3-D imaging beyond the depth of field – with assistance from high-performance computing.


Targeting tumors

April 2021 Updated: April 2021

Cancer biology gets the supercomputing treatment on Oak Ridge’s Summit and Lawrence Livermore’s Sierra.


Super-connected HPC

March 2021 Updated: March 2021

The superfacility concept links high-performance computing capabilities across multiple scientific locations for scientists in a range of disciplines.


Turbocharging data

February 2021 Updated: February 2021

Pairing large-scale experiments with high-performance computing can reduce data processing time from several hours to minutes.


On guard

January 2021 Updated: January 2021

A Pacific Northwest National Laboratory team is testing machine-learning methods that would detect and possibly block supercomputer intruders.


Simulating computing’s future

January 2021 Updated: January 2021

Among Ang Li’s many other projects at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, he and his colleagues also have developed a quantum circuit simulator. Quantum machines are arguably the computers of the future. They use the properties of quantum physics to store and manipulate data, letting them perform much faster than conventional machines. Standard computers store data […]


Borrowing from the brain

December 2020 Updated: December 2020

Nature inspires Oak Ridge National Laboratory algorithms for neuromorphic processors.


A quantum bridge

November 2020 Updated: November 2020

Sandia National Laboratories researchers seek to connect quantum and classical calculations in a drive for a new supercomputer paradigm.


Banishing blackouts

October 2020 Updated: October 2020

An Argonne researcher upgrades supercomputer optimization algorithms to boost reliability and resilience in U.S. power systems.


Luck and learning

July 2020 Updated: August 2021

Friends – and computational science fellows – team up with Toyota and Berkeley Lab, combining serendipity and machine learning in a search for sustainable-energy materials.


Scaling up metadata

May 2020 Updated: October 2020

A Los Alamos National Laboratory and Carnegie Mellon University exascale file system helps scientists sort through enormous amounts of records and data to accelerate discoveries.


Pandemic view – plus privacy

April 2020 Updated: April 2021

A fellow helps guide an international volunteer effort to develop COVID Watch, a mobile telephone application that prioritizes privacy.


Earth’s multimodel future

February 2020 Updated: October 2020

A PNNL-led team’s mission: integrate climate models to reflect human impact on natural resources – and vice versa.


Beyond the tunnel

January 2020 Updated: October 2020

Stanford-led team turns to Argonne’s Mira to fine-tune a computational route around aircraft wind-tunnel testing.


Efficiency surge

September 2019 Updated: October 2020

A DOE CSGF recipient at the University of Texas took on a hurricane-flooding simulation and blew away limits on its performance.


Robot whisperer

July 2019 Updated: November 2021

A DOE computational science fellow combines biology, technology and more to explore behavior, swarms and space.


Labeling climate

July 2019 Updated: October 2020

A Berkeley Lab team tags dramatic weather events in atmospheric models, then applies supercomputing and deep learning to refine forecasts.


Molecular landscaping

May 2019 Updated: October 2020

A Brookhaven-Rutgers group uses supercomputing to target the most promising drug candidates from a daunting number of possibilities.


Forged in a Firestorm

April 2019 Updated: October 2020

A Livermore team takes a stab, atom-by-atom, at an 80-year-old controversy over a metal-shaping property called crystal plasticity.


Visions of exascale

March 2019 Updated: October 2020

Argonne National Laboratory’s Aurora will take scientific computing to the next level. Visualization and analysis capabilities must keep up.