NWChemEx: Tackling Chemical, Materials and Biomolecular Challenges in the Exascale Era was recently selected as a four-year project for the national Exascale Computing Project, known as ECP. NWChemEx will enhance the popular computational chemistry code, NWChem, to dramatically improve its scalability, performance, extensibility, and portability to take full advantage of exascale computing technologies. Thom Dunning will serve as Project Director. Read More.
In the July 2016 issue of SIAM News, authors Samrat Chatterjee, Mahantesh Halappanavar, Ramakrishna Tipireddy, and Matthew Oster showcased their progressive and ongoing work involving game-theoretic and uncertainty quantification methods in the special Research Spotlight article, “Game Theory and Uncertainty Quantification for Cyber Defense Applications.” Read more.
About the Division
PNNL’s ACMD Division focuses on the Science of Computing and creating new computational capabilities to solve problems using extreme-scale simulation and data analytics.
The Advanced Computing, Mathematics & Data (ACMD) Division at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory provides science, technologies, and leadership to solve significant problems of national interest in energy, environment, national security, and fundamental science. Within the ACMD Division, our research is aimed at creating new, state-of-the-art computational capabilities using extreme-scale simulation and petascale data analytics that enable scientific breakthroughs.
We are developing intelligent hardware and software solutions that analyze, store, and share data in ways that enable innovative research, while reducing both cost and time. These research and development activities are giving rise to scientific breakthroughs in high-impact areas, including infrastructures, computing architectures, and advanced analytical techniques.
In addition, ACMD Division offers investigator-initiated and multi-institutional collaborative research, unique scientific instrumentation, and national program leadership to translate the latest discoveries into technologies for the scientific community.
To address a constantly shifting set of opportunities as new areas of inquiry become technically feasible for the first time, ACMDD is cultivating research capabilities in:
- Computational Mathematics
- Data Intensive Scientific Computing (DISC)
- High Performance Computing
- Data Sciences
Director, Advanced Computing, Mathematics & Data Division
Chief Scientist, Advanced Computing & PNNL Laboratory Fellow