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High Performance Computing Intern Showcase

Explore the multiple dimensions of a career at Los Alamos Lab: work with the best minds on the planet in an inclusive environment that is rich in intellectual vitality and opportunities for growth.


2021 class photo

2021 class photo

The 2021 HPC - SI - USRC Showcase will be a virtual event beginning on Thursday, July 22, 2021 and will end with a final presentation on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The abstracts and presentations are in the tabs below according to date and time. Please visit this page often as it is being updated frequently. 

ABSTRACTS & PRESENTATIONS (In order as scheduled)
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Google Meet:

Thursday, July 29, 2021

WebEx Meeting:

  • Implementing Kexec with Ironic to Reduce HPC System Downtime | Kam Killfirst
  • Number Representations and their Applications to Hardware Devices | Andrew Alexander and Matthew Broussard
Thursday, August 12, 2021

Google Meet 2:

Morning Sessions

  • 9:02am | Can it scale? : Metadata Performance Testing of Lustre Dynamic Namespace | Megan Booher & Seema Kulkarni
  • 9:18am | Exploring the Trusted Platform Module to Establish Mutual Trust in High Performance Computing | Devon Bautista & Rebecca Whitten
  • 9:34am | Managing Configuration Secrets from Ansible using Hashicorp Vault | Susan Foster & Raafiul Hossain
  • 9:50am | Characterizing the impact of compiler and MPI version differences in Containers with Spack | David Bernado & Martha Dix
  • 10:06am | Analyzing Server-side Scalability of Image Filesystems & Attachment Technologies | Timothy Bargo, Aedan Wells, and Michelle Yoon

Early Afternoon Sessions

  • 12:02pm | Offloading Calculations to Computational Storage Devices: Spark and HDFS | Cunningham, Goldstein, Hammock, Janz, Liu and Rimerman
  • 12:18pm | Using Computational Storage Devices: OpenMP/MPI and Charliecloud | Cunningham, Goldstein, Hammock, Janz, Liu and Rimerman
  • 12:34pm | SquashFS & FUSE for Better HPC Containers | Megan Phinney
  • 12:50pm | Integration of the PENNANT mini-app into the Pavilion Test Harness | Timothy Goetsch
Mid Afternoon Sessions
Thursday, August 19, 2021

Google Meet 3:

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Google Meet 4:

  • Parsing a scientific workflow description in a standardized language (CWL) to create and store a graphical depiction of the workflow in a graph database | Steven Anaya
  • Easier JupyterLab session for HPC Users | Dylan Wallace


2020 Showcase Archive

An archive of the abstracts and presentations from last years virtual showcase are below.

August 6, 2020

2019 Posters Archive