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Computation’s groundbreaking research and development activities, innovative technologies, and world-class staff are often featured in various media outlets. For more information on computing at LLNL, please explore the resources below.



2016 LLNL spring hackathon participants
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
Lawrence Livermore’s 2016 spring hackathon saw an all-time high of 68 people participate and matched last year’s spring high of 39 different projects.
Computer rendering of an octet truss that was produced by microstereolithography
Thursday, March 17, 2016
A new U.S. Department of Energy program designed to spur the use of high performance supercomputers to advance U.S. manufacturing is now seeking a second round of proposals from industry.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
Thursday, March 17, 2016
A new supercomputer simulation of blood moving around the entire human body, run on Livermore's Sequoia supercomputer, compares extremely well with real-world flow measurements, researchers say.
Source: BBC News Article Read More
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
LLNL supercomputers power a LLNL-developed simulation for drug-membrane permeability that increases the development speed for nerve-agent treatments.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
HPC4Mfg awards were announced at NERSC, a partner in the HPC4Mfg Program.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
LLNL and partners have announced 10 new industry projects to advance manufacturing using high-performance computing under the U.S. Department of Energy’s High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program.
Spack has been used to automate and streamline builds for the Livermore radiation hydrodynamics code ARES
Friday, February 19, 2016
The LLNL-developed Spack tool makes it easy for system administrators and developers build, install, and support different configurations of math and physics libraries and other software on the same HPC system.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
A new program aims to connect manufacturers with supercomputers and the expertise to use them. This program provides $3 million, initially, for 10 industry projects, the DOE announced Wednesday.
Source: Computerworld Article Read More
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
National Strategic Computing Initiative (NSCI), a coordinated federal strategy for HPC research, development, and deployment, is a bold, necessary step toward building next generation supercomputers.
Source: Top 500 Read More
Livermore's Dona Crawford is shown in front of the Sequoia supercomputer
Friday, January 29, 2016
Dona Crawford, LLNL’s associate director for Computation, has announced her intention to retire in April from the Laboratory.
collage of 2015 Computation directorate events
Wednesday, January 6, 2016
LLNL’s Computation employees had a productive year, highlighted by external accolades, significant scientific accomplishments, and important contributions to national security.