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DOE Program Seeks to Help Industry Partners Develop Materials for Extreme Conditions

The Energy Department has unveiled a new program that aims to help companies develop lightweight materials that could withstand harsh environments. DOE said Tuesday industry participants in the High Performance Computing for Materials Program will have access to computational resources and assets at department-funded national laboratories. The HPC4Mtls program will also offer tools …

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VA, DOE Collaborate on Big Data Analysis for Veteran Healthcare

The departments of Veterans Affairs and Energy have partnered to analyze big data from the VA and other federal sources as they optimize healthcare for veterans and other citizens. The VA-DOE Big Data Science Initiative will explore digital health and genomic data to support the development of treatments and preventive strategies in areas such as suicide prevention, cancer …

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White House Issues Report on Quantum Information Science, Unveils Plan to Facilitate HPC Tech Development

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has released a report on the opportunities and challenges in quantum information science and a strategic plan on how to facilitate the development of high-performance computing platforms. A White House blog post published Tuesday says the report titled “Advancing Quantum Information Science: …

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Obama Signs Order to Encourage Public-Private Supercomputer R&D Efforts

President Barack Obama has ordered federal agencies to collaborate with companies and academic organizations to research, develop and implement high-performance computing technology. The White House said Wednesday the order establishes a government-wide initiative aimed at accelerating discovery and adoption of computers that would process data about 100 times faster than …

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NSF Issues Grants for 2 New Supercomputers for Open Science

The National Science Foundation has approved grants worth a combined $16.2 million to fund the acquisition of two new supercomputers for the open science research community. The foundation said Nov. 24 that it allocated $9.6 million for the purchase of the Bridges advanced computing system to be housed at the …

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