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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: October 2020

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: October 2020

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: October 2020

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.


ARM wrestling

February 2019 Updated: October 2020

Aiming to expand their technology options, Vanguard program researchers are testing a prototype supercomputer built with ARM processors.


Revving up chemistry

December 2018 Updated: October 2020

Exascale computing, combined with redesigned computational chemistry software, could help researchers develop new renewable energy materials and greener chemical processes.


Multiphysics models for the masses

November 2018 Updated: October 2020

Los Alamos tool lends user flexibility to ease use of stockpile-stewardship physics simulations.



October 2018 Updated: October 2020

Supercomputing power and increasing genomic data are allowing Oak Ridge researchers to examine drought tolerance in plants and other big biological questions.


Swimming lessons

September 2018 Updated: October 2020

A Berkeley Lab-Northwestern University team follows fish movements to build energy-efficiency algorithms.


Higher learning

August 2018 Updated: October 2020

Computational Science Graduate Fellow Alnur Ali rides an early career at Microsoft to the upper ranks of machine-learning research.


Scaling the unknown

July 2018 Updated: October 2020

A supercomputing co-design collaboration involving academia, industry and national labs tackles exascale computing’s monumental challenges.


Meeting the eye

May 2018 Updated: October 2020

A Brookhaven National Laboratory computer scientist is building software to help researchers interact with their data in new ways.


Climate customized

April 2018 Updated: October 2020

An Argonne initiative tweaks climate models to help utilities and others predict and plan for future extreme weather.


Water works

March 2018 Updated: October 2020

Complex simulations are unraveling the idiosyncrasies of this unique liquid’s behavior.


A fusion fix

December 2017 Updated: October 2020

Graduate fellow leads software project to head off damaging fusion energy disruptions.


Connecting equations

December 2017 Updated: October 2020

A Sandia National Laboratories mathematician is honored for his work creating methods for supercomputers.