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Researchers win Best Paper Award at NURETH-17

Argonne researchers E. Merzari, H. Yuan, A. Kraus, A. Obabko, and P. Fischer and their colleagues at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Texas A&M University have won a Best Paper Award at the 17th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal (NURETH-17), held in China in September 2017.

November 10, 2017
First Nek5000 hackathon

The first Nek5000 hackathon will be held Nov. 12–14, 2017, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

November 8, 2017
Foster coauthors new book on cloud computing

A new book titled Cloud Computing for Science and Engineering, by Ian Foster and Dennis B. Gannon, has been published by MIT Press.

October 12, 2017
Keahey delivers keynote address at international conference

Kate Keahey, a computational scientist in Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division, gave a keynote presentation at the 13th ACM SIGPLAN/SIGOPS International Conference on Virtual Execution Environments (VEE’17), held in China in April 2017.

September 28, 2017
MCS Division papers highlighted in DOE top 40 scientific milestones over the past 40 years

Two papers coauthored by researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division at Argonne National Laboratory have been selected by the U.S.

September 28, 2017
Chameleon cloud computing testbed renewed for second phase

The Chameleon cloud computing testbed has been renewed for a second phase under a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation.

September 28, 2017
Prioritization of the high-consequence failure points of the test system of CAISO interconnected with the WECC
Risk and Critical Infrastructure System Protection

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory have developed an optimization framework that can identify the highest-consequence failure points within critical infrastructure systems.

September 18, 2017
MCS Division features two events at Argonne in association with EuroMPI/USA 2017

In association with the EuroMPI/USA 2017 Conference, researchers from the Mathematics and Computer Science (MCS) Division coorganized two events held at Argonne’s Theory and Computing Sciences building on Sept. 25, 2017.

September 18, 2017
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
From left to right: ALD Harry Weerts, Ja-Quel West, Jeff Larson, Jarrad Marcel (CELS/BIO), Paul Kearns
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