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Providing world-class high performance computing capability that enables unsurpassed solutions to complex problems of strategic national interest
  • Gary Grider
  • High Performance Computing Division Leader
  • Randal Rheinheimer
  • High Performance Computing Deputy Division Leader

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Managing world-class supercomputing centers

Powerall simulations modeling
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The Powerwall is used by LANL scientists to view objects and processes in 3D.
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Gary Grider, HPC Divison Leader

The High Performance Computing (HPC) Division supports the Laboratory mission by managing world-class Supercomputing Centers.

This includes specifying, operating, and assisting in the use of both open and secure high performance computing, storage, and emerging data-intensive information science production systems for multiple programs.

About
  • Expertly translate computing industry trends into a robust high performance computing environment;
  • Design and operate the physical infrastructure supporting LANL's computing needs;
  • Operate and enable effective use of the full high performance computing environment;
  • Leverage high performance computing systems, processes, and expertise, beyond traditional HPC, to advance innovative Laboratory scientific efforts;
  • Engage in research, development, and state-of-the-art software engineering, supporting development, design, and effective use of increasingly complex large-scale data and computational environments.
Capabilities

HPC Division translates evolving HPC technologies into the assets that are deployed in the Centers as well as

  • performing applied research,
  • advanced software engineering,
  • user support,
  • facilities maintenance, and
  • full-system integration

to provide the unprecedented-scale computing capabilities required to provide solutions to complex problems of strategic national interest.

Programs supported

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