ASCR Leadership Computing Challenge (ALCC)

ALCC Past Awards

Past awards

Fact sheets

Congratulations to our 2013 Awardees

For 2013, 39 awards were made totaling 1.8 billion processor hours. The following proposals received awards:

  • Andrew Binkowski from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) received 22,800,000 processor hours for “Protein Binding and Interaction Analysis of Human Pathogen Protein Targets”
  • Julian Borrill from Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory/UC Berkeley received 5,000,000 processor hours for “Massive Monte Carlo Simulations For the Analysis of Planck Satellite Data”
  • Aurel Bulgac from University of Washington received 25,000,000 processor hours for “Structure and Dynamics of Nuclear Systems within Time-Dependent Density Functional Theory Approach”
  • Robert A. DiStasio Jr. from Princeton University received 250,000,000 processor hours for “Ab Initio Quantum Liquid Water and Aqueous Ionic Solutions”
  • Paul Fischer and James Tallamn from Argonne National Laboratories and General Electric respectively, receivedc 60,000,000 processor hours for “LES of SFR Assembly Inlets”
  • Frederico Fiuza from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) received 19,500,000 processor hours for “Predictive Full-Scale Simulations of Fast Ignition of Fusion Targets”
  • Jeffrey Greeley from Purdue University received 75,000,000 processor hours for “First Principles Investigations of Adsorbate-Metal Interactions: Quantum Monte Carlo and Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics Simulations”
  • David Green from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received 50,000,000 processor hours for “Unraveling the Coupling of Radio Frequency Power to Fusion Plasmas”
  • Gary Grest from Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) received 40,000,000 processor hours for “Controlling Nanoparticle Assembly to Engineer New Materials”
  • Jeffrey Grossman from Massachusetts Institute of Technology received 30,000,000 processor hours for “Design of High-Efficiency Solar Thermal Fuels via First Principles Computations”
  • Allan Grosvenor from Ramgen received 20,000,000 processor hours for “Titan-Enabled Supersonic CCS Compressor and Engine Technology Development: Intelligently-Driven Optimization, Time-Varying Boundary Layer Flow Control, and GPU-Accelerated Convergence Augmentation”
  • Glen Hammond from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) received 16,000,000 processor hours for “Coupled Hydro-Geophysical Inversion of River Water Intrusion and Biogeochemical Transport Modeling at the Hanford 300 Area”
  • Olle Heinonen  from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) received 50,000,000 processor hours for “First Principles Investigations of Defects in Metal/Oxide/Metal Heterostructures: Structure, Energetics and Transport in the Quantum Regime”
  • Katrin Heitmann from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) received 47,000,000 processor hours for “MockBOSS: Calibrating Boss Dark Energy Science with HACC”
  • Stephen C. Jardin from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) received 20,000,000 processor hours for “Study of the Internal Dynamics of ITER”
  • Philip Jones from Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) received 7,600,000 processor hours for “Projections of Ice Sheet Evolution”
  • Zhihong Lin from University of California, Irvine received 50,000,000 processor hours for “Gyrokinetic Simulation of Energetic Particle Turbulence and Transport”
  • Zarija Lukic from Lawrenece Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) received 24,000,000 processor hours for “Simulating Cosmological Lyman-alpha Forest”
  • Gorazd Medic from United Technologies Research Center received 10,000,000 processor hours for “High-Fidelity Simulations of Transition and Turbulent Separation in Turbomachinery”
  • Elia Merzari from Argonne National Laboratory received 80,000,000 processor hours for “Petascale Thermal Hydraulic Simulations in Support of CESAR”
  • Richard Mills from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received 30,000,000 processor hours for “Multiscale Modeling of Dynamic Arctic Landscapes in a Changing Climate”
  • Parviz Moin from Stanford University received 150,000,000 processor hours for “Wall Modeling and Primary Atomization for Predictive Large-Eddy Simulation of Airframes, Jet Engines and Jet Noise”
  • Hassan Nagib from Illinois Institute of Technology/KTH Mechanics, Sweden received 11,000,000 processor hours for “Does A Turbulent Duct Flow Ever Become Two-Dimensional”
  • Jeffrey Neaton from Lawrenece Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) received 41,000,000 processor hours for “Large-Scale Computation for Discovery and Design of Excited State Phenomena in Next-Generation Energy Conversion Materials”
  • Ivanov Ivaylo from Georgia State University received 3,000,000 processor hours for “Exploring the chemical Landscape for Base Excision DNA Repair”
  • Louks Petridis from Oak Ridge National Laboratoyr (ORNL) received 4,000,000 processor hours for “Simulating the Structure and Dynamics of Protein Kinase A”
  • Aleksandr Obabko from Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) received 44,000,000 processor hours for “U.S. Russia Collaboration on Cross-Verification and Validation in Thermal Hydraulics: Nek5000, Cfoam-CABARET, and Conv3D, Simulations of MATiS and MAX Experiments”
  • Madhusudan Pai from GE Global Research received 46,000,000 processor hours for “Accelerating Design of Complex Fuel Injectors Through Petascale Computing”
  • Philip Rasch from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) received 36,000,000 processor hours for “The Role of Aerosols and Multi-scale Water Cycle Processes in Climage Change: Sensitivity to Aerosol Emissions and Modeling Frameworks”
  • Subramanian Sankaranarayanan from the University of Missouri Colombia received 170,000,000 processor hours for “Dynamics of Conformational Transition in Polymer Grafted Nanoparticles” and 120,000,000 processor hours for “Atomic Simulations of Nanoscale Oxides and Oxide Interfaces”
  • Mark Taylor from Sandia National Laboratories received 64,000,000 processor hours for “High-Resolution Coupled Climate Simulations on Titan with GPU Acceleration”
  • Jeremy Thornock from University of Utah received 7,000,000 processor hours for “V/UQ Assessment of a Large Eddy Simulation Tool for Clean-Coal Technology”
  • John A. Turner from Oak Ridge National Laboratory received 20,000,000 processor hours for “Transforming Modeling & Simulation for Nuclear Energy Applications”
  • David Trebotich from Lawrenece Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) received 100,000,000 processor hours for “Chombo-Crunch: Advanced Simulation of Subsurface Flow and Reactive Transport Processes Associated with Carbon Sequestration”
  • F.S Tsung from University of California, Los Angeles received 40,000,000 processor hours for “Petascale Simulation of Laser Plasma Interactions Relevant to Inertial Fusion Energy”
  • Weixing Wang from Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) received 5,000,000 processor hours for “Investigation of Plasma Rotation Inversion and Profile Structure in Magnetic Fusion Experiments”
  • Brian Wirth from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) received 12,500,000 processor hours for “Understanding Helium Plasma Mediated Tungsten Surface Response that Controls Plasma Facing Component Performance and LIfetime”
  • Masako Yamada from GE Global Research received 40,000,000 processor hours for “Accelerated Modeling of Non-icing Surfaces for Cold Climate Wind Turbines”
Last modified: 9/17/2013 7:37:17 AM