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PETSc celebrates 20 years of achievements

A tutorial and conference were held June 15-18, 2015, at Argonne in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the release of PETSc 2.0, the Portable, Extensible Toolkit for Scientific Computing.

June 23, 2015
Peña wins doctoral award from Spanish university

Antonio “Toni” Peña has been awarded a "Premio extraordinario de doctorado" (roughly translated as Extraordinary Doctoral Award) by the Jaume I University of Castellón, Spain.

June 18, 2015
McInnes gives presentation at the Margaret Butler Celebration Event

Lois Curfman McInnes, a senior computational scientist in Argonne’s MCS Division, gave a presentation to highlight the

June 17, 2015
Four PIs in M2ACS are awardees in DOE’s Early Career Research Program

Each year the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science selects young scientists from across the nation to receive funding as part of the DOE Early Career Research Program.

June 10, 2015
Zavala gives keynote address on controlling chemical processes

Victor Zavala, a computational mathematician in Argonne’s MCS Division, delivered a keynote speech at the International Symposium on Advanced Control of Chemical Processes (ADCHEM) June 9, 2015, in

June 9, 2015
Argonne postdoctoral fellow Shalaka Desai explains her research to Chicago-area high school girls visiting Argonne as part of Science Careers in Search of Women, an annual one-day Science conference to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math. (Click image to view larger).
Conference for young women aims to encourage pursuit of science careers

More than 350 of some of the Chicago region's brightest young women will converge on the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory on April 16 to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

April 13, 2015
Madduri invited to participate in panel at Open Science/Omics Symposium

Ravi Madduri will participate in a Genomics Database panel at the Mini-Symposium on Open Science Approaches and Omics Databases.

March 25, 2015
Argonne researchers Pete Beckman and Rajesh Sankaran test the components of their Waggle operating system, which sits inside an Array of Things node. The Array of Things is a network of hundreds of sophisticated sensing and computational devices to be deployed throughout Chicago; the effort is led by Argonne’s Charlie Catlett and the Computation Institute’s Urban Center for Computation and Data at the University of Chicago. Photo by Mark Lopez/Argonne National Laboratory. (Click to enlarge.)
New sensor array changes the data collection game

Researchers at Argonne have developed a platform that outfits researchers with a next-generation data collection experience.

March 5, 2015
Ian Foster wins IEEE TCSC Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing

Ian Foster, Argonne Distinguished Fellow and director of the Argonne/University of Chicago Computation Institute, has been named this year’s winner of the IEEE Award for Excellence in Scalable Comp

March 4, 2015
Thakur elected to SC conference steering committee

Rajeev Thakur, senior computer scientist and deputy director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, has been elected a member of the Supercomputing (SC) co

December 9, 2014