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Nov. 26, 2019

Juliette Ugirumurera: Solving Real-World Computational Problems Between Two Worlds

NREL researcher Juliette Ugirumurera leads simulation efforts for several transportation projects, including Athena, a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)-funded, national-lab-led multiyear project aimed at improving the efficiency of transportation hubs through advanced high-performance computing. She was born in Rwanda and came to the United States on a scholarship. She enjoys dancing and hiking in her free time.

Nov. 18, 2019

NREL and HPE Team Up to Apply AI for Efficient Data Center Operations

Collaborative research effort will apply artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to improve HPC data center operational efficiency.

Aug. 23, 2019

Hewlett Packard Enterprise and NREL Expand Partnership with New Focus on Edge and Data-Centric Computing

At NREL's 2019 Partner Forum, the laboratory and Hewlett Packard Enterprise announced a new, cutting-edge joint effort to solve complex energy system challenges.

Aug. 22, 2019

Exploring Tomorrow's Energy Solutions, Together

NREL’s 2019 Partner Forum brought together energy industry leaders across multiple sectors to discuss today’s energy challenges and explore tomorrow’s potential solutions.

July 5, 2019

Improving Access to Accelerate Innovation: Two of NREL's Largest Datasets Now Publicly Available on the Cloud

As part of the DOE-sponsored Open Energy Data Initiative, NREL collaborated with Amazon Web Services to bring the lab’s WIND Toolkit and National Solar Radiation Database to the cloud, enabling unprecedented access to massive solar and wind resource data

June 3, 2019

The Man Behind the Goggles: Meet NREL's Visualization Guru, Kenny Gruchalla

Gruchalla's experience working on an icebreaker helps him design, build NREL's visualization lab, show researchers their projects in new ways.

May 21, 2019

Aquarius HPC Cooling System Yields Impressive Energy Efficiency Results After NREL/Sandia Test

NREL and Sandia completed a performance evaluation study, determining the Aquarius, high-performance computing cooling system provides a very high percentage of heat capture direct to water--as high as 98% when evaluation computer nodes only.

Feb. 14, 2019

Data-Driven Simulations Mirror a City's Traffic Patterns to Reduce Mobility-Related Energy Use

NREL is participating in a project led by Oak Ridge National Lab to create a large-scale, real-time “digital twin” of traffic conditions in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Jan. 8, 2019

NREL's New Supercomputer, Eagle, Takes Flight

Now in production use, the ultra-efficient Eagle high-performance computer will power scientific insights to accelerate our energy system transformation.


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