A new software package developed by Argonne will help scientists reconstruct data from X-ray tomography experiments at the Advanced Photon Source up to 30 times faster than current methods.
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Argonne training program introduces AI for science to a new crowd
The Intro to AI-Driven Science on Supercomputers training series gives students hands-on experience using the Lab’s high performance computing resources.
Internships help students create prototypes for career success
Argonne’s Rapid Prototyping Laboratory is a testing ground for new ideas and new careers in autonomous discovery. Undergraduate and graduate student interns are learning how to automate lab work using robotics and artificial intelligence.
Argonne’s Sibendu Som named American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow
Sibendu Som, whose work focuses on high-fidelity simulations of power generation and propulsion systems, has been designated a fellow by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Q&A with Madhurima Vardhan, Argonne’s Margaret Butler Fellow
As the latest recipient of the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility’s Margaret Butler Fellowship, Madhurima Vardhan will use Argonne’s supercomputing and AI to advance biomedical research.
Argonne announces 2022 Postdoctoral Performance Awards
Nine postdoctoral appointees were recognized with Postdoctoral Performance Awards.
ComEd report shows how science and supercomputers help utilities adapt to climate change
Shifting climates are causing utility companies to take a closer look at the current and future power needs of their customers. Northern Illinois’ ComEd and Argonne National Laboratory used science to glimpse the future.
Data4All workshops demonstrate rich potential of data science to high school students
Through the Data4All High School Bridge workshop, high school students are learning invaluable lessons about data science and taking their first step towards data-focused STEM learning in college and beyond.
A year in review: Argonne’s breakthroughs in 2022
Argonne researchers put their stamp on 2022 with accomplishments as varied as quantum science, wearable medical sensors, and climate change resilience and recovery.
International experts put Argonne’s cybersecurity defense software through the wringer at NATO’s Cyber Coalition 2022
A slew of emerging technologies that rely on computers and integrated networks are vulnerable to cyberattack. Argonne National Laboratory tested a groundbreaking autonomous software tool to make them more secure at NATO’s flagship cyberdefense event.
STEM fests are back!
Argonne is participating in local STEM fests again after going on hiatus during the pandemic.
Designing better battery electrolytes
Argonne scientists give the lay of the land in the quest for electrolytes that could enable revolutionary battery chemistries.
Argonne seeks STEM interns to help design the future of science
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory seeks undergraduate and graduate students for a summer 2023 internship in robotics and instrumentation. Students will explore using robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Media Tip: Shock to the system: Using electricity to find materials that can learn
Is it possible for nonbiological materials to “learn”? The answer is yes. Scientists used the Advanced Photon Source, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science user facility located at the DOE”s Argonne National Laboratory, to observe a nonliving material mimic behavior…
Argonne researchers awarded joint projects in advanced computing
Argonne scientists were awarded Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing projects in nuclear and high energy physics, and Earth system model development. They will partner with DOE national labs to connect experts and high performance computers.
Have you heard of cloud computing? Argonne’s Ian Foster helped lay its groundwork
Argonne computer scientist Ian Foster is considered the father of cloud computing. His impact on grid computing and computer science is recognized by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers with the 2023 IEEE Internet Award.
Aurora and the upgraded Advanced Photon Source to power discovery at Argonne
Argonne is creating a supermerger between its new Aurora supercomputer and upgraded Advanced Photon Source. The combined data collection and computing power will enable ultrafast data analysis, advance discovery time and unlock new science.
Adapting language models to track virus variants
Groundbreaking research by Argonne National Laboratory finds new method to quickly identify COVID-19 virus variants. Their work wins the Gordon Bell Special Prize.
UW researchers find privacy risks with 3D tours on real estate websites
University of Washington researchers examined 44 3D tours in 44 states across the U.S. to look for potential security issues when personal details were included in the tour.
Skin-like electronics could monitor your health continuously
Researchers from Argonne National Laboratory and the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering are developing skin-like electronics paired with artificial intelligence for health monitoring and diagnosis.
Argonne and Oak Ridge national laboratories collaborate with Wabtec on hydrogen-powered trains to decarbonize rail industry
Argonne and Oak Ridge national labs have entered into CRADAs with Wabtec, to study hydrogen as an alternative to diesel fuel in the rail industry.
Argonne scientists promote FAIR standards for managing artificial intelligence models
Argonne computational scientists adopt new framework for making AI models more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
University of Central Florida team protects virtual solar facility to win CyberForce Competition
More than 140 U.S. college teams competed to test their cyber defense skills and protect a fictional electric vehicle manufacturer’s solar installation from simulated cyberattacks.
Collegiate students fired up to protect virtual solar facility from cyberattack
Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand. The Department of Energy tasks Argonne National Laboratory with challenging and inspiring college-age students to compete against one another to outsmart cyberattackers in a simulated threat scenario.
Setting a new course for All About Energy, a data-driven program for Chicago high school students
All About Energy challenges high school students from across Chicago to research data and raise awareness of environmental justice issues that affect local communities.
Argonne lays the groundwork for its next-generation supercomputer
Argonne expands and upgrades ALCF data center to prepare for Aurora and future high performance computing systems.
4 science advances coming in the exascale era
To celebrate Exascale Day, Argonne highlights some of the projects poised to make scientific breakthroughs on the upcoming Aurora exascale computer. Their research explores the spread of cancer, fusion energy, brain mapping, particle physics and more.
Scientists use machine learning to accelerate materials discovery
Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory have recently demonstrated an automated process for identifying and exploring promising new materials by combining machine learning (ML) and high performance computing.
Helping companies improve energy efficiency through high performance computing
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory with $600,000 in federal funding to work on two new projects that will advance cutting edge manufacturing and clean energy technologies.
Crafting climate solutions on a local scale
In its first year, Argonne’s Center for Climate Resilience and Decision Science (CCRDS) successfully partnered with public and private entities to create climate resiliency plans.
A smartphone’s camera and flash could help people measure blood oxygen levels at home
Conditions like asthma or COVID-19 make it harder for bodies to absorb oxygen from the lungs. In a proof-of-principle study, University of Washington and University of California San Diego researchers have shown that smartphones are capable of detecting blood oxygen saturation levels down to 70%. This is the lowest value that pulse oximeters should be able to measure, as recommended by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
UW researchers bring first underwater messaging app to smartphones
Researchers at the University of Washington have developed AquaApp, the first mobile app for acoustic-based communication and networking underwater that can be used with existing devices such as smartphones and smartwatches.
How artificial intelligence could lower nuclear energy costs
Argonne scientists are building artificial intelligence systems to streamline operations and maintenance at advanced nuclear reactors.
ClearBuds: First wireless earbuds that clear up calls using deep learning
University of Washington researchers created ClearBuds, earbuds that enhance the speaker’s voice and reduce background noise.
Argonne’s Globus software wins award at 2021 Data Mover Challenge
Research data management platform Globus took home the Best Integrated Software Experience Award at the 2021 Data Mover Challenge.
Machine learning program for games inspires development of groundbreaking scientific tool
Scientists have developed a groundbreaking AI-based algorithm for modeling the properties of materials at the atomic and molecular scale. It should greatly speed up materials discovery.
CyberForce Competition challenges collegiate students to outwit cyber attackers
College students will secure systems against a simulated cyberattack in the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) CyberForce Competition™ on November 13. The competition develops experts who can safeguard critical infrastructure, including power plants and other energy facilities.
Argonne captures 3 R&D 100 Awards for innovative technology
Three Argonne technologies were chosen as winners in the 2021 R&D 100 award competition, the nation’s most prestigious innovation awards program honoring R&D pioneers and their revolutionary ideas in science and technology.
UTEP Receives $5 Million to Promote Computer Science through Training K-12 Teachers
The University of Texas at El Paso announced today a $5 million grant from the Hopper-Dean Foundation to endow its computer science teacher education initiatives.
Predicting the future of the Earth with artificial intelligence
Starting October 25, a group of scientists will host a workshop to identify ways to create artificial intelligence-informed models of the Earth’s climate.
Northeastern University reigns in new CyberForce Conquer the Hill competition
Argonne announces the winner of the last U.S. Department of Energy CyberForce contest before the main annual event in November.
Argonne teams up with GEVO to apply lab’s GREET Model to company’s net-zero project
Argonne recently teamed up with a Colorado-based biofuel company to perform a critical lifecycle analysis of its Next Gen technology to produce renewable jet fuel from corn grain in what could be a game-changer in biofuel industry.
U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise prepare for exascale era with new testbed supercomputer
Argonne and HPE unveiled a new testbed supercomputer that will enable scientists and developers to test and optimize software codes and applications for the forthcoming exascale supercomputer, Aurora.
Argonne supercomputing resources power energy savings analysis
As part of a larger goal to model the energy use of every building in the nation, researchers from Oak Ridge National Laboratory have analyzed 178,000 buildings using the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility.
Now in 3D: Deep learning techniques help visualize X-ray data in three dimensions
A team of Argonne scientists has leveraged artificial intelligence to train computers to keep up with the massive amounts of X-ray data taken at the Advanced Photon Source.
Department of Energy awards $4.15 million to Argonne to support collaborations with industry
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $4.15 million to Argonne National Laboratory to support collaborations with industry aimed at commercializing promising energy technologies.
CyberForce program now offers year-round cyber defense events
The Department of Energy expands its CyberForce® program and offers more ways for students to test their cybersecurity skills.
Scientists use artificial intelligence to detect gravitational waves
Researchers at Argonne have used artificial intelligence to dramatically reduce the time it takes to process data coming from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory.
Argonne researchers using artificial intelligence to shape the future of science
Artificial intelligence is being called “the next generation of the way we do science.” At Argonne, researchers are leveraging the lab’s state-of-the-art-facilities and unparalleled expertise to shape the very future of science.
Rare earth supply disruptions have long-range impacts, computer model shows
Many devices rely on rare earth elements. Disruptions to supplies have consequences. Argonne analyzed potential disruptions with a computer model called Global Critical Materials to forecast rare earth market dynamics.