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SIAM Students
Chicago-area SIAM student chapters visit Argonne

Forty undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs from Chicago-area SIAM chapters visited Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division on April 12 for a look into some of t

May 10, 2013
Paul Messina
Paul Messina awarded the Thomas Hart Benton Mural Medallion

Recognized for his significant contributions to high performance computing, Paul Messina, Director of Science at the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility (ALCF), was recently honored with a Thomas

May 6, 2013
Ian Foster
Ian Foster at TEDxCERN

Ian Foster, Argonne Distinguished Fellow and Director of the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago, will present "Science as Voyage" at the first-ever TEDxCERN conference in Geneva, Switzerland.

April 30, 2013
A visualization by the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility utilizing real patient MRI data displays blood flow of a brain aneurysm.
How Argonne is using supercomputer Mira to crunch mega-sized data to create visualizations from the formation of galaxies to aneurysms

Joseph Insley, principal software development specialist at Argonne National Laboratory, gave a presentation about how the lab is using its supercomputer Mira to create visualizations that crunch large datasets.

April 24, 2013
CI Announces Globus Genomics

The Argonne/University of Chicago Computation Institute has announced a new sequencing analysis service called Globus Genomics.

April 9, 2013
Margaret Butler helps assemble the ORACLE computer with Oak Ridge National Laboratory Engineer Rudolph Klein. In 1953, ORACLE was the world’s fastest computer, multiplying 12-digit numbers in .0005 seconds. Designed at Argonne, it was constructed at Oak Ridge. To view a larger version of the image, click on it.
In memoriam: The remarkable career of Margaret Butler

Margaret Butler was a pioneering scientist who spent her career at the forefront of the development of computer science and nuclear energy.

March 27, 2013
Franck Cappello
Franck Cappello joins Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne

Franck Cappello, an internationally renowned researcher and leader in high-performance computing, has joined Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division as senior computer scientist.

March 26, 2013
Marc Snir
Marc Snir wins IEEE Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing

The award is presented for significant and sustained contributions to the scalable computing community through the IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC).

February 27, 2013
Gregory Voth receives theoretical chemistry award

CI faculty and senior fellow Gregory Voth received the 2013 Award in Theoretical Chemistry from the Physical Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society.

January 14, 2013
Argonne scientist Paul Fischer named AAAS fellow for contributions to computational fluid dynamics

Argonne senior computational scientist Paul Fischer has been named a 2012 fellow the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Fellows are elected for this honor by AAAS in recognition of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

November 29, 2012