Science Highlights

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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
MCS researcher presents tutorial on scientific visualization of flow field data

Flow visualization has long been an area of research, but the rapidly increasing size and complexity of flow field data have raised many new challenges.

November 5, 2013
Clearing up concerns about cloud computing and genomics research

Genomics researchers, who produce enormous amounts of data thanks to new DNA sequencing technology, have begun to recognize the potential benefits of moving to the cloud. At the same time, cloud computing raises some concerns.

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
Clearing up some concerns about cloud computing and genomics research

Cloud computing has become a popular option for scientists wanting on-demand access to increased capacity and capabilities, without having to invest in costly new hardware, storage, or other infras

October 7, 2013
Image showing complexity of cosmological structure formation from 68-billion-particle simulation on Argonne’s Blue Gene/Q. (Image from Joe Insley and HAAC team, Argonne)
Cosmological toolkit project featured on DOE energy website

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory, in partnership with Fermilab and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, are developing a state-of-the-art toolkit for analyzing cosmological simulation

October 2, 2013
Simulation of the granular bed with rolling friction. Contact forces are displayed in direction and size as those cylinders.
Modeling rolling friction – a real drag on a rolling body

Rolling friction at the interface between moving parts has long attracted the interest of researchers in applied mechanics.  Among the challenges facing model developers, however, has been the larg

September 23, 2013