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Peterka works to break data logjam, receives award

Tom Peterka, a computer scientist in Argonne National Laboratory’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has received an Early Career Research award from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Science.

August 23, 2017
MCS Division members receive mentoring awards

Two members of Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division – Jeffrey Larson, an assistant computational mathematician, and Ja-Quel West, a senior clerk – received Pacesetter awards “for the

August 18, 2017
Ross delivers keynote address at database management conference

Rob Ross, senior scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, gave a keynote address at the 29th International Conference on Scientific and Statistical Database Management (SSDBM).

August 15, 2017
Guo receives postdoctoral performance award

Hanqi Guo, a postdoctoral appointee in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division, has received Argonne’s 2017 Postdoctoral Performance Award in Basic Research.

August 14, 2017
Argonne presents tutorial on application simulations on high-performance computing networks

Two postdoctoral appointees, Misbah Mubarak of Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division and Nikhil Jain of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, presented a half-day tutorial July 12 on application simulations on high-performance computing networks.

July 14, 2017
Merzari receives ALCF computing time

Elia Merzari, a principal nuclear engineer in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, has received 85 million core-hours on the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility resources for his project “High-Fidelity Numerical Simulation of Wire-Wrapped Fuel Assemblies.”

July 7, 2017
Mametjanov receives ACME Outstanding Contribution Award

Azamat Mametjanov, an application performance engineer in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne, has received an Outstanding Contribution Award from the DOE Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project.

June 29, 2017
Chien named editor-in-chief of Communications of the ACM

Andrew A. Chien, senior scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division and the William Eckhardt Distinguished Service Professor in Computer Science at the University of Chicago, has been named editor-in-chief of Communications of the ACM.

June 29, 2017
Pete Beckman co-chairs organizing committee for ICS 2017

Pete Beckman, co-director of the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, is co-chair of the organizing committee for the International Conference on Supercomputing (ICS) 2017.

June 14, 2017
Machine learning methods used to develop data transfer performance models

A team of researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have now applied machine learning methods to develop new data transfer performance models using only historical data.

June 14, 2017