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Defining Features in Uncertain Unsteady Flows

researchers at Argonne National Laboratory and Ohio State University have extended a standard tool – finite-time Lyapunov exponents, or FTLE – to accommodate uncertainty in visualizing unsteady flows.

June 3, 2016
Marc Snir gives plenary talk on exascale computing

Marc Snir gave a plenary talk at the PASC16 (Platform for Advanced Scientific Computing) conference on June 8, 2016, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

June 3, 2016
Making a smart electric power grid

Argonne computational mathematician contributes to a report titled Analytic Research Foundations for the Next-Generation Electric Power Grid.

May 2, 2016
Webinar series on best practices for software developers

A new webinar series aimed at developers of software on high-performance computing (HPC) systems began on May 4, 2016.

April 27, 2016
Optimizing a function when noise is present

Researchers in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division have developed a novel trust region algorithm to optimize a function when noise is present in the function evaluations.

March 9, 2016
Scalability of turbulent flow simulations on large-scale computers

Misun Min and her colleagues at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign and Washington University explored two critical questions: How far can a given problem scale, and what needs to be done to ensure continued performance gains on high-performance computing (HPC) platforms

January 26, 2016
International workshop on FPGAs for scientific simulation and data analytics

On Jan. 21 (Thu), 2016, Argonne will host the first International
workshop on FPGAs for scientific simulation and data analytics.

January 19, 2016
MCS researchers play major role at SC15

The Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory was well represented at SC15, the premier annual conference in high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis. This year's event took place Nov. 15–20 in Austin, Texas.

January 15, 2016
PETSc solvers used in 2015 Gordon Bell Prize application

Imagine the challenges involved in solving a problem with 600 billion nonlinear equations. Only the largest supercomputers can handle that complexity.

January 15, 2016
Researchers receive funding from UChicago Innovation Fund

Navipoint Genomics, LLC, and Praedictus Climate Solutions have been awarded funding by the University of Chicago Innovation Fund to build new technology for healthcare and agriculture.

January 14, 2016