Tag Archives: Argonne National Laboratory

Rob Johnson: Scientific Research Projects to Leverage Exascale Computing System ‘Aurora’

Rob Johnson, owner of Portland, Ore.-based marketing and communications consulting firm Fine Tuning, wrote in a Federal News Network commentary piece published Wednesday about the Aurora exascale computing system of the Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory and how it could help advance research across medicine, engineering, chemistry and other scientific disciplines.

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AT&T Survey: Majority of Businesses Have Not Yet Assessed Climate Change-Related Risks

A survey commissioned by AT&T as part of the company’s Climate Resiliency Project says 59 percent of U.S. business leaders consider their firms as “climate resilient.” Market research firm Morning Consult polled more than 600 business executives between April 15 and April 22 and found that 71 percent of respondents said they have not yet evaluated the risks of climate change to their companies, AT&T said Monday.

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ExxonMobil, Research Labs Join IBM-Led Network to Advance Quantum Computing

ExxonMobil and five research laboratories have joined an IBM-led network to explore potential scientific and business applications of quantum computing. The IBM Q Network is a community of companies, research labs, startups and academic institutions and works to accelerate research into quantum computing by providing access to quantum software, developer tools and other resources, IBM said Tuesday.

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DOE Facility Seeks Data Science, Machine Learning Applications for Exascale Computing System

The Energy Department‘s Argonne Leadership Computing Facility has launched a call for proposals on the development of data science and machine learning applications to support an exascale supercomputer machine. ALCF said Thursday it will accept proposals for projects related to data science, machine learning and crosscutting simulation data and learning through April 8 …

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DOE’s National Labs to Collaborate With 38 Small Businesses on Energy Tech Projects

The Energy Department has identified 38 small businesses that will partner with national laboratories to address technology challenges associated with the development of advanced energy systems. DOE said Friday the Small Business Vouchers program offers competitively-selected small businesses access to intellectual and technical resources at national laboratories. Eight laboratories will receive funds to support the partnership …

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DOE to Fund Hydrogen, Synthetic Fuel Tests for Capstone Microturbine Energy Systems

The Energy Department will provide $335,000 in funds over the next year to Argonne National Laboratory to perform hydrogen and synthetic fuel tests on Capstone Turbine‘s microturbine energy systems. Argonne will test Capstone’s C65 and C200 microturbines in an effort to support research and development initiatives and also promote Capstone’s hydrogen and syngas fuel products to …

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DOE Lab, Exelon Enter Clear Energy Systems R&D Agreement

The Energy Department‘s Argonne National Laboratory and Exelon have signed a five-year cooperative research-and-development agreement to explore new technology that could support clean energy goals and help develop a next-generation energy grid. Exelon said Tuesday the partnership aims to combine the company’s market knowledge with Argonne’s research and expertise in energy production and delivery. The agreement …

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DOE Selects 43 Small Businesses for Clean Energy Projects Under 2nd Round of SB Vouchers Pilot

The Energy Department has selected 43 small businesses to collaborate with 12 national laboratories to develop next-generation clean energy technology as part of the $8 million second round of the Small Business Vouchers pilot program. The small businesses will each receive vouchers worth up to $300,000 and the opportunity to work with the various …

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AT&T Tapped to Provide Wireless Network Support to Urban Sensing Project in Chicago; Mike Zeto Comments

AT&T has been selected to provide wireless network connectivity support to an urban sensing project in the city of Chicago. The Urban Center for Computation and Data oversees the Array of Things project that aims to gather data on Chicago’s infrastructure, traffic congestion, air quality, climate, noise and other environmental …

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DOE to Fund 14 Window Coating Devt Projects Through SHIELD Program

The Energy Department has awarded $31 million in total funds to support 14 window coating and windowpane development projects as part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy’s Single-Pane Highly Insulating Efficient Lucid Design program. DOE said Monday ARPA-E’s SHIELD program seeks to retrofit single-pane windows through the development of novel window coatings …

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Capstone Turbine, Argonne National Lab Team Up for DOE’s R&D Pilot Program; Jeff Foster Comments

Capstone Turbine and Argonne National Laboratory, a University of Chicago-run engineering and science research facility, have formed a partnership to take part in the Energy Department’s Technologist in Residence pilot program. The Capstone-Argonne team is one of the seven pairs that will receive $2.6 million in total funds over two …

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