ORNL’s Bernholdt & Programming Environment Team Prepare for Frontier and Exascale

The world’s fastest supercomputer comes with some assembly required. Frontier, the nation’s first exascale computing system, won’t come together as a whole until all pieces arrive at DOE’s ORNL to be installed—with the eyes of the world watching—on the data center floor inside the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.

Bechtel Names John Howanitz President of Nuclear, Security & Environmental Global Business Unit

Bechtel announced it has named John Howanitz president of the company's Nuclear, Security & Environmental global business unit, which provides engineering, construction, project management, and site operations services for the U.S., allied nations, and the civil nuclear power industry. Howanitz succeeds Barbara Rusinko, who is retiring following a nearly 40-year Bechtel career. The change will be effective September 1.

ORNL, UT Collaborate to make East Tennessee a Technology Corridor

The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee teamed up to create the SMaRT internship, designed to bring STEM students to East Tennessee. This is the first year of the internship program. Eighteen students from around the country have applied and been invited to work at one of the University of Tennessee's labs.

Upgraded Infrastructure Critical to Oak Ridge Cleanup, Research Missions

An aging EM-managed system designed to treat liquid and gaseous waste streams from EM operations and ORNL research and operating facilities is undergoing extensive upgrades designed to extend its life and ensure continuing support of ongoing missions.

Knoxville Chamber Releases Area Wage & Benefit Survey

Businesses are invited to participate in an area wage and benefit survey that is designed to gauge the pay and benefit structures for the Knoxville area to provide actionable benchmarks for the community. The survey is being conducted by the Knoxville Chamber, with the Knoxville HR Connection, Results HR, and the University of Tennessee Human Resource Management Intern Program.