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.
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.
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.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers demonstrated their wireless charging technology on an autonomous electric vehicle for the first time in a project with Local Motors.
ORNL released information about a variety of research occurring at the Lab. The July Story Tips contains information about autonomous vehicles, fusion energy, methane production, additive manufacturing, and minimizing utility costs.