Science Highlights

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Figure 1: Predicted wind power realization for 6 wind farm locations in Illinois (in grey) and observations based on the nearest meteorological stations (blue dots).
Argonne research receives best paper award

A team of researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Edinburgh have received the 2013 COAP Best Paper Prize for their work in applied mathematics.

November 19, 2014
MCS Division researchers awarded INCITE supercomputing time to enable scientific breakthroughs

Two researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne lead projects that have been awarded a total of 185 million hours of computing time on the U.S.

November 18, 2014
Argonne researchers receive HPC Innovation Excellence Award

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, in collaboration with scientists from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and three nuclear react

November 18, 2014
Thinking like a library developer

Why do scientific simulation software users put up with build-time configuration and environment assumptions that increase the complexity of debugging and complicate the installation?

November 18, 2014
New project is the ACME of addressing climate change

Argonne National Laboratory is participating in the Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project to accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth

August 11, 2014
A new look at exascale resilience

With the emerging era of exascale computing, many challenges have come to light. One of the most troublesome is resilience – the ability to tolerate and gracefully recover from faults.

July 30, 2014
Images showing the two ways an icosahedral cluster of 12 spheres can rearrange when unlocked
Reconfigurable digital colloids

A team of researchers from Argonne, the University of Michigan, NYU, and the University of Colorado – Boulder has demonstrated how reconfigurable clusters of colloids can store data.

July 30, 2014
Rendering of the WECC Grid with novel graph algorithms methods that expose the hierarchical structure. Courtesy: Mahantesh Halappanavar (PNNL)
Anitescu discusses mathematics challenges of energy systems

Mihai Anitescu gave an invited presentation on June 12–13, 2014, at the initial meeting to launch the National Research Council study of the next-generation electric grid.

July 16, 2014
MCS Division researchers 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
RGG Training Offered

Argonne researchers will present training on RGG, the Reactor Geometry (and mesh) Generator, on June 12, 2014.

June 11, 2014