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About High-Performance Computing at NREL

NREL’s high-performance computing (HPC) system users tap into the largest HPC environment in the world dedicated to advancing renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

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NREL’s Computational Science Center manages the HPC environment. To learn more about its research capabilities, staff, and facilities, see the Computational Science website.

Office Hours

During our office hours, HPC system users at NREL may drop in to meet with staff to get started, ask questions, or resolve any issues. If these hours don’t work for you, you may arrange a different time with the contact.

Note: Additional office hours have been added for Peregrine/Eagle on the third Tuesday of every month through April 2019. On March 19 and April 16 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m., the location will be in the ESIF A260-Hawthorne Conference Room.

HPC - Peregrine/Eagle

Day(s): First Thursday of every month
Hours: 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Location: ESIF B211-Edison Conference Room
Contact: Michael Bartlett

Insight Center - Visualization Tools

Day(s): Every Monday
Hours: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: ESIF B311-Insight Collaboration Room
Contact: Kenny Gruchalla

ESIF Research Data System

Day(s): Every Monday
Hours: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: ESIF B308-Insight Center Visualization Room
Contact: Courtney Pailing

Data Science
(including compute clusters and big data)

Day(s): Last Monday of every month
Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.
Location: ESIF B308-Insight Center Visualization Room
Contact: Jordan Perr-Sauer

Materials Science and Chemistry

Note: February office hours canceled.

Day(s): Last Thursday of the month
Hours: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: ESIF B212 Faraday
Contact: Derek Vigil-Fowler