Argonne National Laboratory

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M2ACS project highlighted in 2015 Quadrennial Technology Review

The 2015 Quadrennial Technology Review, released Sept. 10 by the U.S. Department of Energy, includes a discussion of the Argonne-led Multifaceted Mathematics for Complex Energy Systems (M2ACS) project.

September 14, 2015
Marc Snir gives keynote address at IEEE Cluster 2015

Marc Snir, director of Argonne’s Mathematics and Computer Science Division and Michael Faiman and Saburo Muroga Professor at Urbana-Champaign, delivered a keynote speech at Cluster 2015, Sept. 10, 2015, in Chicago.

September 21, 2015
Globus Galaxies: Gateway to Science Discovery

Researchers launch new Globus Galaxies platform.

September 24, 2015
Array of Things receives major NSF grant for new sensor nodes

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $3.1 million grant to support the development of Array of Things, a research project to deploy hundreds of interactive, modular sensor boxes around Chicago collecting real-time data on the city’s environment, infrastructure, and activities.

September 28, 2015
Comparisons between the fission barrier predictions for Pu-240 with UNEDF1 and those made with UNEDF1CFT.
Analyzing uncertainty in nuclear density functional theory

Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and their colleagues at Lawrence Livermore and Los Alamos National Laboratories recently analyzed the diverse sources of uncertainties encountered in nuclear density functional theory (DFT).

November 13, 2015
Parallel programming models: current status and future prospects

Many of the most prominent parallel programming models are presented in a new book titled Programming Models for Parallel Computing, edited by Pavan Balaji.

November 16, 2015
MCS Division researchers awarded INCITE supercomputing time to enable scientific breakthroughs

Three researchers in the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne will participate in computational research projects involving advanced simulation and analysis on the U.S. Department of Energy leadership-class computers.

December 3, 2015
Speeding the reconstruction of tomographic images

Researchers at Argonne National Laboratory, the Ohio State University, and the University of Chicago have developed new parallel techniques for reconstructing tomographic images rapidly and at large scale.

December 16, 2015
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
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