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MCS and ALCF establish joint lab for evaluating computing platforms

A new Joint Laboratory for System Evaluation (JLSE) has been established at Argonne aimed at evaluating future high-performance computing platforms.

January 3, 2014
Beckman talks about mobilizing the HPC community toward exascale

In an interview on international science grid Dec. 11, 2013, Pete Beckman stresses the need for the HPC community to collaborate more fully on the road to exascale.

December 12, 2013
Argonne researcher and his colleagues receive best paper prize

Sven Leyffer, senior computational mathematician in Argonne National Laboratory’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, and his colleagues Chungen Shen of Shanghai Finance University and Roger

November 21, 2013
Raj Kettimuthu serves as program chair of scheduling and resource management workshop

Raj Kettimuthu, principal software development specialist and project lead in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, was program chair of the 9th International Workshop on Scheduling and Resource Management for Parallel and Distributed Systems.

November 7, 2013
MCS Researchers Give Invited Presentations at Co-Design Workshop in China

Pete Beckman and Franck Cappello gave invited presentations at the Third International Workshop on CO-DESIGN (Collaborative Development of Simulation Software of Next Generation), held in China on October 29-31, 2013.

November 7, 2013
The Remarkable Career of a Pioneering Computational Scientist

Two MCS Division members have published an article in SIAM News about Margaret Butler, a pioneering computational scientist.

November 5, 2013
Researchers win best paper and best poster awards at LDAV 2013

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, together with several university colleagues, received awards at the 2013 IEEE Symposium on Large-Scale Data Analysis and Visualization (LDAV) held in Atlanta, Georgia, October 13-14.

November 5, 2013
Beckman presents keynote address at ParCo2013

Pete Beckman, director of the Exascale Technology and Computing Institute, gave an invited talk at the International Conference on Parallel Computing (ParCo2013) in Munich, Germany, September 10.

September 19, 2013
The grid of the future

What will the electric grid look like in 10 years?

September 13, 2013
This visualization, part of a 1.1-trillion-particle simulation run on Argonne’s supercomputer Mira, shows the complexity of cosmological structure formation. (Image by H. Finkel, S. Habib, K. Heitmann, K. Kumaran, V. Morozov, T. Peterka, A. Pope, T. Williams, M. E. Papka, M. Hereld, and J. Insley, Argonne National Laboratory; D. Daniel, P. Fasel, N. Frontiere, Los Alamos National Laboratory; Z. Lukic, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.)
Exploring the dark universe at the speed of petaflops

An astonishing 95% of our universe is made of up dark energy and dark matter. Understanding the physics of this sector is the foremost challenge in cosmology today. Sophisticated simulations of the evolution of the universe play a crucial role.

September 13, 2013