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LLNL Computation executives receive an award at SC18

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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.

 

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Video: What Is Machine Learning?

Monday, July 9, 2018
Have you ever been unsure what people mean when they talk about machine learning? What machines? And what are they learning? This video is for you!
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LLNL Scientist Serves on Gender Disparity Panel

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
LLNL computational biologist Felice Lightstone served as a panelist at the inaugural Variety Summit about gender disparities in the media and entertainment industries.
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LLNL Applies HPC to Improve Understanding of Traumatic Brain Injury

Monday, July 2, 2018
In a multi-institutional collaboration, researchers plan to challenge DOE’s supercomputing resources, advance AI capabilities, and enable a precision medicine approach for traumatic brain injury.
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LLNL’s Sierra Is Third Fastest Supercomputer

Monday, June 25, 2018
LLNL's next-generation supercomputer, Sierra, is the third-fastest computing system in the world, according to the TOP500 list announced today at the International Supercomputing Conference.
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Cyber Defense Challenge for Teens Slated

Monday, June 25, 2018
Middle- and high-school students who want to burnish their cyber security skills can attend this LLNL-hosted workshop Wednesday, June 27.
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High-Throughput Pathogen Detection

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.
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Enhanced Radiation Detection Training

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.
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Interconnecting a World of Petabytes

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.
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DOE Advances Supercomputing in Fight Against Cancer

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
LLNL’s supercomputers are being used to accelerate cancer research and enable precision medicine through joint projects.
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Simulation for Grid Transmission and Distribution

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.

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