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Argonne wins HPC Innovation Excellence Award

Argonne National Laboratory was one of seven new winners of the HPC Innovation Excellence Award.

August 19, 2014
Yutaka Ishikawa, Shinya Tahata,and Yoshio Kawaguchi (Japan), William Harrod (DOE), and Pete Beckman (Argonne) at MOU-signing ceremony (Photo courtesy of Tim Krieger)
DOE and Japan sign MOU in support of extreme-scale systems software

Leaders in the high-performance computing arena in the United States and Japan have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) establishing a cooperative relationship in support of systems software

July 28, 2014
Exploring the Future of Supercomputing

Marc Snir, director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, gave a keynote address titled “The Future of Supercomputing,” at ICS 2014, the 28th International Conference on Supercomputing, held in Munich, Germany, June 10-13, 2014.

July 23, 2014
MCS Division researchers to play major role in SC14

The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analytics — better known simply as SC — has long been at the forefront in gathering the world’s leaders in super

July 10, 2014
MPI tutorial at Argonne a resounding success

Almost 200 people attended the full day of tutorials on the Message Passing Interface on June 6, 2014, held at the Theory and Computing Sciences center at Argonne National Laboratory.

June 12, 2014
Jesse Lopez's work as a DOE CSGF

When selected as a DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellow in 2013, Jesse Lopez chose to conduct his 12-week research project at Argonne National Laboratory.

June 10, 2014
Wild to receive SIAM SIGEST award

Stefan Wild, an assistant computational mathematician in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, and his colleague Christine Shoemaker, Ripley Professor at Cornell University, have won

June 9, 2014
Argonne is helping Chicago city planners design a new community on the site of an old U.S. steel plant. Models can help designers get a handle on the enormous complexities of travel and transit, electricity and energy use, and infrastructure, for example. Click on the image to enlarge.
A second city in the Second City

Argonne is helping Chicago city planners design a new community on the site of an old U.S. steel plant. Models can help designers get a handle on the enormous complexities of travel and transit, electricity and energy use, and infrastructure, for example.

June 1, 2014
Chicago is partnering with University of Chicago and Argonne scientists to look at ways that data can improve city life. Image by Sana Sandler; click to enlarge.
City of the Big Data: Chicago turns to technology to address urban challenges

To solve overcrowding, blight and other urban issues, public agencies have begun to take a new approach: using extensive data analysis for solutions to some of the hardest community challenges.

June 1, 2014
Constantinescu receives Early Career Research Program award

Emil Constantinescu, an assistant computational mathematician in Argonne's Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has received a 2014 Early Career Research Program award.

May 8, 2014