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184-node IBM SP
ARCHIVAL PAGE--see projects.html
Eagle is currently allocated on a cost recovery basis. Projects that have
established a costing basis are referred to as designated projects. These
include DOE/OBER Climate Change Prediction and Human Genome programs, and
the DOE/EE OAAT program. ORNL projects are approved on a case-by-case basis.
DOE/OBER Climate Change Prediction|
ACPI Dynamical Downscaling
- Researchers: L. Ruby Leung,
David W. Pierce,
Randy X. Bian
DOE/OBER funded project under the
Accelerated Climate Prediction Initiative
(ACPI) to perform dynamical downscaling of climate scenarios produced by the
NCAR/DOE Parallel Climate Model (PCM). The PNNL Regional Climate Model is
applied to the western U.S. Regional simulations will be used to assess the
impacts of climate change on water resources in the western U.S.
Information about our projects can be found at
ACPI Avant Garde - High Performance Atmospheric Model Project
- Researchers: Ian Foster,
Erik Ben Kluzek
Joint DOE/NSF effort. Atmospheric model development and
the software design and engineering required for a performance-portable,
- Researchers: Warren M. Washington,
Thomas Walter Bettge,
Warren G Strand Jr,
Stephen James Thomas,
Mary Kathryn Tyree
DOE/OBER funded project under the Global Change Research
Program to perform several century-long, production climate simulations
with the Parallel Climate Model
Conveyor Belt Circuluation in World Oceans
Balasubramanya T. Nadiga
DOE/OBER funded work to better understand the thermohaline
(conveyor belt) circulation in the world ocean.
In addition, intercomparing the thermohaline circulation
in POP, a z-level ocean model, and MICOM, an isopycnal
ocean model, and studies of mesoscale eddy
parameterizations to be used in coarse-resolution ocean
models for climate studies.
Parallel Algorithms and Numerical Methods for Climate Modeling
- Researchers: John Drake,
to develop parallel spectral algorithms,
semi-Lagrangian methods and dynamical cores of climate models
as possible components of next generation coupled climate models.
Parallel Climate Model Ensemble Calculations and Processing
- Researchers: John Drake,
Julie Michelle Arblaster,
DOE/OBER funded project in collaboration with NCAR projects to use
PCM to explore possible future
climates. It involves managing multiple 150 year simulations and
post processing the output.
Performance tuning of the POP ocean model
Philip W. Jones
Relatively short runs for moderately-sized problems in a
benchmark configuration to test hybrid OpenMP/MPI formulations
for POP, the ocean component of the
DOE Parallel Climate Model and the NCAR CSM model.
Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Modeling
- Researchers: Mac Post, Tony King, Stan Wullschleger,
DOE/OBER sponsored project to develop methodologies to evaluate
the significance of terrestrial carbon processes in the past and future
evolution of the global carbon cycle, and for carbon sequestration
Large scale genome annotation
- Researcher: Phil LoCascio,
DOE/OBER sponsored project to develop computational tools suitable for
large scale genome annotation, including gene modeling, protein homology,
protein conformational structure, and other biological features of interest.
DOE/EE Office of Advanced Automotive Technologies|
Car Crash Simulations
- Researcher: Gus Aramayo
DOT-DOE/EE OAAT sponsored development of the mathematical model
and the actual computation work in the area of simulation of car-crashes.
Srdan Simunovic, Pakal Rahulkumar
DOE/EE OAAT sponsored project to develop material constitutive laws for simulation of
failures in composite material for applications in automotive industry.
Linking SP to HPSS production mass storage
- Researchers: Dan Million,
DOE/MICS project to use HPSS "mover" servers on the SP for direct
access to disk and tape storage devices.
Performance Tuning and Evaluation using the CCM atmospheric model
- Researcher: Pat Worley
DOE/OBER sponsored studies to determine performance and parallel
achievable by the spectral global atmospheric circulation models used in
Accelerator Physics Simulation benchmarking and scaling
- Researchers: John W. Cobb,
John D. Galambos
- To run benchmark tests of scaling and architecture performance of
accelerator physics simulation codes for accelerator physics
modeling of the SNS accumulator ring. This involves
tracking of many particles through the machine under the
influence of space charge. We have developed a parallel
version of the code on a small beowulf cluster, and
now wish to investigate scaling to a larger number of
- Astrophysical Nuclear Kinetics
John Michael Blondin,
William Raphael Hix,
Edwin E. Kolbe, Predrag Krstic,
Matthias L Liebendoerfer,
Eric Stephen Myra,
Jorge Miguel Sampaio,
David Robert Schultz, Mike Strayer, Douglas Swesty
Benchmark the BOLTZTRAN radiation hydrodynamics code and
associated astrophysical nuclear kinetics codes.
- Boundary Element
Simulation of Electrochemical Processes for an Electrospray Device
- Researcher: Gary E. Giles
Exploring the perfomance improvements possible by parallelizing
boundary element simulations of electrochemical
processes for an electrospray device. These simulations require several
Boundary Element electrochemical and finite element CFD simulations
runs to determine the limiting current of the processes and then
final CFD calculaitons to determine the concentration of the
ionized species. In serial mode the BE runs require 8-36 hours each. We have a
series of 48 cases that we need to simulate.
- Researcher: Karl Sohlberg,
EERE sponsored computational investigations
of catalytic materials (specifically ceria) using first-principles.
Nanoscience at the Terascale:
Self-Assembled Monolayers and Molecular Electronics
- Researchers: David Dean,
William H. Butler,
Peter Cummings, Shengting Cui,
Building a suite of codes
for the simulation and characterization
of nanoscale molecular devices. Includes use of Density Functional calculations,
Monte Carlo techniques, and NWChem.
CTH Feasibility Study
- Researcher: Dave Simpson
DOE/SNS sponsored assessment of feasibility of performing
full-scope 3-D thermal shock analysis of SNS target with CTH hydro code.
Evaluation of IBM Fortran compiler with OpenMP extensions
- Researchers: Ed D'Azevedo,
ETPI funded project, "Influence of coupled processes on the fate and
transport of industrial mixed waste plumes in structured media",
will include porting to the SP3 of HBGC123D, a parallel shared
memory code that runs on SGI shared memory multiprocessors.
Evaluation of IBM memory bus for Fusion codes
- Researcher: Mark Carter
DOE/OFES (Office of Fusion Energy Sciences) sponsored project
to test the performance of the IBM memory bus on SMP scaling
and overall throughput for various fusion related codes, and
to find methods to improve the parallelism of these codes.
Liquid mercury flow through SNS target
- Researcher: Mark Wendel
DOE/SNS Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) simulations
for liquid mercury flow through the Spallation Neutron Source
(SNS) target using the commercial CFD program CFX5.3, developed by
Lubricants for Magnetic Disks
P. T. Cummings,
Oleg Y. Melnichenko
NSF supported project to understand the properties of the
ultra-thin lubricant layer on the surface of magnetic hard disk surface
during operation when the lubricant is confined between the slider and
the magnetic disk.
Magnetic Structure of Materials
- Researchers: Malcolm Stocks,
Balazs Ujfalussy, Markus Eisenbach
DOE/MICS project to calculate magnetic structure of nano-wires and the
magnetic structure of disordered Fe-Mn alloys. Also gathering performance
data on materials codes.
Microstructure of Materials
DOE/BES project to develop a basis for describing the
mechanical behavior of materials with microstructure
as an internal variable to feed into larger length-scale
simulations, such as in high strain rate
loading of automotive components.
Parallelization of All Orders Spectral Algorithm (AORSA) code
- Researcher: E.F. Jaeger,
Advanced Plasma Wave project:
To test the parallel version of the All Orders
Spectral Algorithm (AORSA) code developed
in the plasma theory section of the Fusion
SNS Radiation Transport Calculations
- Researchers: John Cobb,
Species Distribution Prediction SEED proposal
- Researcher: Forrest Hoffman
ORNL Seed Money Fund project to use the results for two tree species
in a proposal to OBER to make species distribution
predictions under scenarios of global environmental change,
and to determine ecoregionalizations using higher dimensionality
than has ever been done before.
Structure of Metal Clusters for Nanotechnology Applications
- Researchers: Jack Wells,
Victor A Sverdlov
ORNL LDRD projects for application of density-functional-based
molecular dynamics to metal clusters (specifically monolayer protected
clusters of Ag, Au, and Pt) in collaboration
with scientists from IBM-Zurich.
Virtual Human Project
Richard C. Ward,
ORNL LDRD project to simulate biological, chemical, and physical
responses of human organs. Includes implementing a parallel version for
solving PDEs by Finite Difference Method.
Environmental Health Initiative
T. P. Straatsma
PNNL LDRD project using molecular dynamics simulation to study
the mechanism of protein-protine interaction in the EGFR signaling
pathway. In particular, the effect of effector molecules on the reaction
mechanisms of ras, with focus on the role of GLN61, a residue that is
found to be mutated in 30% of human cancers.
DOE BER funded part of the project
involves molecular dynamics simulation of protein-DNA
interactions to study the DNA-repair mechanism in pol-beta .
- Testing HBGC123D code
- Researcher: Jack Gwo
NABIR- and EMSP-funded project to test the
HBGC123D code on the IBM SP.
- Engineering Simulation Initiative
- Researcher: Moe Khaleel,
Monique L Lettau
Updated: Monday, 29-Jul-2002 15:30:19 EDT