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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.



drawing of a microbiome array in a plastic holder
Thursday, June 21, 2018
2017 R&D 100 Award winner: Using a composite likelihood maximization algorithm, a novel diagnostic rapidly identifies known and suspected pathogens in a wide-range of test samples.
Source: Science & Technology Review Read More
radiation detection device
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
2017 R&D 100 Award winner: New tech with real-time data analysis better trains personnel responding to and securing against nuclear or radiological accidents or attacks.
Source: Science & Technology Review Read More
stylized globe with connector graphics
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
2017 R&D 100 Award winner: The Earth System Grid Federation (ESGF) provides access to worldwide modeling centers and vast data repositories.
Source: Science & Technology Review Read More
high-resolution, colorized image of cancer cells
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
LLNL’s supercomputers are being used to accelerate cancer research and enable precision medicine through joint projects.
Source: Department of Energy Read More
power lines
Monday, June 11, 2018
LLNL scientists have kicked off a project with power management company Eaton Corporation to develop a tool capable of performing coupled simulations of transmission and distribution grids.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
Three researchers in front of a computer screen
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
LLNL researchers have successfully modeled how atoms are arranged between the crystals that make up most materials, a development that could impact how future materials are designed and optimized.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
cover of journal of computational chemistry
Thursday, May 31, 2018
TopoMS, a computational tool enabling detailed topological analysis of molecular and condensed‐matter systems, is highlighted in the Journal of Computational Chemistry.
Source: LLNL News Article Read More
CASC logo with Will Pazner
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
LLNL has named Will Pazner as Computation’s third Sidney Fernbach Postdoctoral Fellow in the Computing Sciences.
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Tuesday, May 22, 2018
LLNL's Terri Quinn explains how ECP’s Hardware and Integration research focus area promotes mutually beneficial collaborations between DOE labs and ECP teams.
Source: Exascale Computing Project Read More
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Friday, May 18, 2018
In this video from the Conference on Next Generation Arithmetic (CoNGA) conference in Singapore, LLNL's Peter Lindstrom presents: "Universal Coding of the Reals: Alternatives to IEEE Floating Point."
Source: Inside HPC Read More