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PNNL to announce new high-performance computing capability

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September 27, 2007 Share This!

RICHLAND, Wash. — Reporters are invited to attend a press conference on Sept. 28 at which the Department of Energy (DOE), Pacific Northwest Site Office and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory will announce the procurement of a new high-performance computer. Details are below.

Introduction:
• Mike Kluse, interim director of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Speakers:
• Mike Weis, director of DOE’s Pacific Northwest Site Office
• Jerry Elwood, acting associate director for the Office of Biological and Environmental Research within DOE’s Office of Science
• Allison Campbell, director of the Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory

When:
10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28. The event will start promptly at 10:30. Media who arrive after that time will be asked to wait to set up equipment until after the speakers have finished their remarks to reduce distractions.

Where:
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory on the PNNL campus
3335 Q Avenue
Richland

VISUAL OPPORTUNITY AND REQUIREMENTS: Reporters wishing to capture video footage or photographs of the EMSL computing facility must contact PNNL prior to 3 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, to ensure a security badge is processed. Reporters must be U.S. citizens to receive access. Badging contact: Katherine Morra, 509-375-3776.

Tags: Computational Science, EMSL

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