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Computational Science Laboratory

The Computational Science Laboratory, a new collaborative laboratory for advanced algorithm development and optimization led by Brookhaven computer scientist Nicholas D’Imperio, will bring together expertise in high-performance computing (HPC), math, and domain science. It will specifically address the challenge of developing new tools and techniques to deliver on the promise of exascale science—the ability to compute at a rate of 1018 (a billion billion) floating point operations per second (exaFLOPS). These computation rates are necessary to handle the copious amount of data created by computational models and simulations. The Computational Science Laboratory will also employ exascale computation to interpret and analyze exascale data anticipated from experiments in the near future.

Without these tools, scientific results would remain hidden in the data generated by these simulations. These tools will enable researchers to extract knowledge and share key findings.

HPC1 User Documentation