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  • Issue 14: Fall 2014
  • Highlights
    • Intermediate Frequency Atmospheric Disturbances: A Dynamical Bridge Connecting western U.S. Extreme Precipitation with East Asian Cold Surges in linking atmospheric weather extremes
    • Understanding the origin of high-rate intercalation pseudocapacitance in Nb2O5 crystals (Journal of Materials Chemistry A)
    • Detection and Localization Algorithms for Networks of Radiation Detectors
    • Tools for Simulation and Benchmark Generation at Exascale
    • Publication in March 2014 Cluster Computing
    • Large Data Movement over 40G Network Using the Common Communication Interface
    • OpenSHMEM Extensions and a Vision for Its Future Direction
    • Isotopes.gov Passes ORNL Web Application Security Scan
    • Bellerophon 1.3 Delivers Real-time Data Analysis and Visualization of Core-Collapse Supernova Simulations
  • News
    • 'SWEET SPOT' FOR SALTY WATER - ORNL-RPI simulations point to new material's potential in water purification
    • ORNL Joined the Eclipse Foundation
    • Acta Numerica Article Published
  • Software
    • A Global View Programming Abstraction for Transitioning MPI Codes to PGAS Languages
    • Integrated Build System of the SHARP Software Suite
    • XDD version 7.0.0 rc26, a tool for Wide-Area Data Movement Tool
    • Valgrind Patched for OLCF Systems
  • Awards and Recognition
    • Kate Evans' Work Recognized by Alma Mater
    • Patent Issued for "Coordinated Garbage Collection for RAID Array of Solid State Disks"
    • CSMD's Nagiza Samatova Wins Award
  • Community Service
  • Events
    • 2014 Oil & Gas High-Performance Computing Workshop
    • Prevent Three-Eyed Fish: Analyze Your Nuclear Reactor with Eclipse
    • Software Expo
    • DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting
    • CSMD Seminar Series
  • New Funding
    • Development of Fe-6.5Si steel sheet for electric vehicle applications
    • SIGMA Program Government Team Support, CLYC and Other Scintillator Crystal Growth and Networks and Algorithms Development
    • Crash Models for Advanced Automotive Batteries
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Issue 13: Summer 2014
  • Highlights
    • Intermediate Frequency Atmospheric Disturbances: A Dynamical Bridge Connecting western U.S. Extreme Precipitation with East Asian Cold Surges in linking atmospheric weather extremes
    • Understanding the origin of high-rate intercalation pseudocapacitance in Nb2O5 crystals (Journal of Materials Chemistry A)
    • Detection and Localization Algorithms for Networks of Radiation Detectors
    • Tools for Simulation and Benchmark Generation at Exascale
    • Publication in March 2014 Cluster Computing
    • Large Data Movement over 40G Network Using the Common Communication Interface
    • OpenSHMEM Extensions and a Vision for Its Future Direction
    • Isotopes.gov Passes ORNL Web Application Security Scan
    • Bellerophon 1.3 Delivers Real-time Data Analysis and Visualization of Core-Collapse Supernova Simulations
  • News
    • 'SWEET SPOT' FOR SALTY WATER - ORNL-RPI simulations point to new material's potential in water purification
    • ORNL Joined the Eclipse Foundation
    • Acta Numerica Article Published
  • Software
    • A Global View Programming Abstraction for Transitioning MPI Codes to PGAS Languages
    • Integrated Build System of the SHARP Software Suite
    • XDD version 7.0.0 rc26, a tool for Wide-Area Data Movement Tool
    • Valgrind Patched for OLCF Systems
  • Awards and Recognition
    • Kate Evans' Work Recognized by Alma Mater
    • Patent Issued for "Coordinated Garbage Collection for RAID Array of Solid State Disks"
    • CSMD's Nagiza Samatova Wins Award
  • Community Service
  • Events
    • 2014 Oil & Gas High-Performance Computing Workshop
    • Prevent Three-Eyed Fish: Analyze Your Nuclear Reactor with Eclipse
    • Software Expo
    • DOE Vehicle Technologies Office Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meeting
    • CSMD Seminar Series
  • New Funding
    • Development of Fe-6.5Si steel sheet for electric vehicle applications
    • SIGMA Program Government Team Support, CLYC and Other Scintillator Crystal Growth and Networks and Algorithms Development
    • Crash Models for Advanced Automotive Batteries
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Issue 12: Spring 2014
  • Highlights
    • Multidisciplinary ORNL team discovers unexpected effect of heavy hydrogen in organic solar cells
    • CSMD Researchers Speed Along Fusion Research
    • Publication in March 2014 Cluster Computing
    • IBOBSU Website Enhancements: Progress Update
  • Software Releases
    • DOE Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy Workflow
    • QITKAT
    • Cheetah Framework for Collective Operations, Version 1.5
    • National Isotope Development Center (NIDC) Online Management Toolkit (OMT) 1.3
  • New Funding
    • Fundamental Understanding of Banded Structure Formation during Laser Additive Manufacturing of a Titanium Alloy using Massively Parallel Phase Field Simulations
  • Staff
    • Kate Evans, Computational Earth Sciences Group Leader
    • Bobby Sumpter, Deputy Director of the Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
    • Clayton Webster, Computational and Applied Mathematics Group Leader
    • Jyoti P (JP) Mahalik, Computational Chemical and Materials Sciences Group Member
    • Sophie Blondel, Computer Science Research Group Member
    • Wei Ding Computer Science Research Group Member
  • Community Service
  • Awards and Recognition
    • Postdoctoral Researcher Tianyu Jiang Awarded in "Best Dissertation" Competition
    • Paul Kent was elected as a member at large in the American Physical Society
    • Forrest Hoffman's paper "Causes and Implications of Persistent Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Biases in Earth System Models" was recognized as the most downloaded paper from the Journal of Geophysical Research
    • Roisin Langan was accepted to the University of Tennessee's Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education
    • Clayton Webster was elected Frontier of Science Fellow for the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Scientific Achievements
    • The Isotopic Effects of Deuteration on Optoelectronic Properties of Conducting Polymers
    • Energy Gap Induced by Friedel Oscillations Manifested as Transport Asymmetry at Monolayer-Bilayer Graphene Boundaries
    • A Monte Carlo synthetic-acceleration method for solving the thermal radiation diffusion equation
    • Dynamic implicit 3D adaptive mesh refinement for
      non-equilibrium radiation diffusion
  • Events
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Issue 11: Winter 2013
  • Highlights
    • Simulation Framework for Multi-Scale, Multi-Physics Applications
    • Supporting the Development of Resilient Message Passing Applications using Simulation
    • A Global View Programming Abstraction for Transitioning MPI Codes to PGAS Languages
    • Asynchronous Object Storage with QoS for Scientific and Commercial Big Data
    • A phenylalanine rotameric switch for signal-state control in bacterial chemoreceptors
    • Oak Ridge National Laboratory Researchers Improve Fidelity of Earth System Models
    • A Runtime Environment for Supporting Research in Resilient HPC System Software & Tools
    • Titan Early Science - High-Fidelity Neutronic Analysis of the Westinghouse AP1000
    • End-to-End Data Movement Using MPI-IO Over Routed Terabits Infrastructures
    • Computational Infrastructure for Nuclear Astrophysics (CINA) 2.1
  • Software Releases
    • National Isotope Development Center (NIDC) Online Management Toolkit Online Management Toolkit (OMT) 1.2
    • ADIOS 1.6 Update Released
    • NiCE 2.1.3 adds support for sodium-cooled fast reactors, enhanced usability
  • New Funding
    • Robust Network Fusion Algorithms for Detection and Localization of Radiation Sources
  • New Staff
    • Stuart Slattery
    • Megan Cason
    • Dan Lu
  • Community Service
  • Awards and Recognition
    • CSMD ANNUAL AWARDS - 2013
    • Intern Roisin Langan wins best abstract award at student poster session
    • Jay Billings - CCSD Outstanding Mentor Award
  • Scientific Achievements
    • Solvent-type-dependent polymorphism and charge transport in a long fused-ring organic semiconductor
    • Understanding the origin of high-rate intercalation pseudocapacitance in Nb2O5 crystals
    • A Quantum Trajectory-Electronic Structure Approach for Exploring Nuclear Effects in the Dynamics of Nanomaterials
    • Spin-resolved self-doping tunes the intrinsic half-metallicity of AlN nanoribbons
  • Events
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Issue 10: Fall 2013
  • Highlights
    • Using Performance Tools to Support Experiments in (HPC) Resilience
    • Conformational Diversity and Sub-states in Enzyme Catalysis
    • Spin-Resolved Self-Doping Tunes The Intrinsic Half-Metallicity Of AlN Nanoribbons
    • Simulating Element Creation in Supernovae with the Computational Infrastructure for Nuclear Astrophysics at nucastrodata.org
    • Isotope Business Office Business Systems Upgrade (IBOBSU) Project
    • Tools for Simulation and Benchmark Generation at Exascale
    • Optimizing Blocking and Nonblocking Reduction Operations for Multicore Systems: Hierarchical Design and Implementation
    • Hybrid Programming using OpenSHMEM and OpenACC
    • Tamper-indicating Quantum Seals
    • Software-defined Quantum Communication
    • Adiabatic Quantum Programming
    • Near Real-time Data Analysis of Core-collapse Supernova Simulations with Bellerophon 1.2
    • CASL Achievements
    • Tracking a Value's Influence on Later Computation
  • Software Releases
    • INDDGO
    • Gleipnir
    • HERCULES 2.3
    • TASMANIAN
  • New Funding
    • A Mathematical Environment for Quantifying Uncertainty: ¬†Integrated aNd Optimized¬†at the eXtreme-scale (EQUINOX)
    • Extreme-scale Algorithms & Solver Resilience (EASIR)
    • Hobbes: OS and Runtime Support for Application Composition DOE Exascale Operating and Runtime Systems
    • Technologies and Tools for Synthesis of Source-to-Sink High-Performance Flows
    • Computational Catalytic Pyrolysis Consortium
    • Application of High Performance Computing for Simulating Cycle to Cycle Variation in Dual Fuel Engine
    • Mechanistic Modeling Framework for Predicting Extreme Battery Response: Coupled Hierarchical Models for Thermal, Mechanical, Electrical and (Electro)chemical Processes
  • New Faces
    • Tiffany Mintz
    • Sarat Sreepathi
    • Megan Cason
    • Sergiy Kalnaus
    • Sparsh Mittal
  • Community Service
  • Awards and Recognition
    • NASA Award
    • R&D100 Awards
    • Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) 2013 Interagency Partnership Award Recognition
    • Jack Dongarra to Receive Ken Kennedy Award
    • Reuter Wins LDRD Poster Session
    • Webster Appointed Science Fellow
    • Researchers Win Gauss Award
    • CSMD researcher Bobby Sumpter, along with fellow ORNL researchers Witold Nazarewicz and Stan Wullschleger, has been selected as a 2013 UT-Battelle Corporate Fellow
    • Chuck Glover Recognized by MDA
  • Events
  • Publications and Presentations