Data Science

An Exascale Day Interview with the Director of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project

As DOE's Exascale Computing Project rolls into its sixth year, ECP Director Doug Kothe continues to propel the effort, drawing on the deep well of experience he has filled during three and a half decades of leading programs and building and overseeing highly specialized teams at DOE labs. Just before joining ECP, Kothe was the Deputy Associate Laboratory Director of the Computing and Computational Sciences Directorate at ORNL.
By |October 20th, 2021||0 Comments|

Researchers Reach Quantum Networking Milestone in Real-World Environment

A team from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Stanford University and Purdue University developed and demonstrated a novel, fully functional quantum local area network, or QLAN, to enable real-time adjustments to information shared with geographically isolated systems at ORNL using entangled photons passing through optical fiber.
By |October 6th, 2021||0 Comments|

Oak Ridge Upgrades Data Center that will be Home to World’s First Exascale Supercomputer

The Department of Energy has begun installing what will become the world's most powerful supercomputer. Oak Ridge National Laboratory has finished upgrading the data center that will house Frontier, set to be the world's first exascale system (capable of at least 10¹⁸ floating-point operations per second).
By |October 4th, 2021||0 Comments|

Marianne Wanamaker Provides More Data About Knoxville Region’s In-Migration

During a presentation on August 27 to the East Tennessee Economic Council, Marianne Wanamaker, Executive Director of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, further validated the belief about people like the O’Malleys moving here with additional empirical data.
By |September 7th, 2021||0 Comments|

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.
By |July 23rd, 2021||0 Comments|