Science Highlights

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MCS Division research featured in SUPER newsletter

SUPER – or the Institute for Sustained Performance, Energy, and Resilience – is a DOE SciDAC institute involving four national laboratories and eight universities.

May 30, 2014
RGG Training Offered

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

June 11, 2014
Results of a performance benchmark of storage systems (HDFS, MosaStore, and Chirp) on the Amazon cloud: concurrent reads of 40 files with varying size across 40 Amazon nodes.
MCS researchers win award for work on storage solutions in the cloud

Effective data handling is critical to many scientific applications in the cloud. Of particular importance is the issue of storage.

July 11, 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
Exploring the Future of Supercomputing

Marc Snir, director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne national Laboratory, gave a keynote address titled “The Future of Supercomputing,” at ICS 2014, the 28th I

July 23, 2014