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NESAP Projects

The 20 projects included in the NESAP partnership with NERSC, Cray and Intel

  • Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR):
    • Optimization of the BoxLib Adaptive Mesh Refinement Framework for Scientific Application Codes, PI: Ann Almgren (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory); Postdoc assigned
    • High-Resolution CFD and Transport in Complex Geometries Using Chombo-Crunch, David Trebotich (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory); Postdoc assigned
  • Biological and Environmental Research (BER)
    • CESM Global Climate Modeling, John Dennis (National Center for Atmospheric Research)
    • High-Resolution Global Coupled Climate Simulation Using The Accelerated Climate Model for Energy (ACME), Hans Johansen (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
    • Multi-Scale Ocean Simulation for Studying Global to Regional Climate Change, Todd Ringler (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
    • Gromacs Molecular Dynamics (MD) Simulation for Bioenergy and Environmental Biosciences, Jeremy C. Smith (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
    • Meraculous, a Production de novo Genome Assembler for Energy-Related Genomics Problems, Katherine Yelick (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory) 
  • Basic Energy Science (BES):
    • Large-Scale Molecular Simulations with NWChem, PI: Eric Jon Bylaska (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
    • Parsec: A Scalable Computational Tool for Discovery and Design of Excited State Phenomena in Energy Materials, James Chelikowsky (University of Texas, Austin)
    • BerkeleyGW: Massively Parallel Quasiparticle and Optical Properties Computation for Materials and Nanostructures (Jack Deslippe, NERSC)
    • Materials Science using Quantum Espresso, Paul Kent (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)Postdoc assigned
    • Large-Scale 3-D Geophysical Inverse Modeling of the Earth, Greg Newman (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
  • Fusion Energy Sciences (FES)
    • Understanding Fusion Edge Physics Using the Global Gyrokinetic XGC1 Code, Choong-Seock Chang (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)
    • Addressing Non-Ideal Fusion Plasma Magnetohydrodynamics Using M3D-C1, Stephen Jardin (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)
  • High Energy Physics (HEP)
    • HACC (Hardware/Hybrid Accelerated Cosmology Code) for Extreme Scale Cosmology, Salman Habib (Argonne National Laboratory)
    • The MILC Code Suite for Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) Simulation and Analysis, Doug Toussaint (University of Arizona)
    • Advanced Modeling of Particle Accelerators, Jean-Luc Vay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)
  • Nuclear Physics (NP)
    • Domain Wall Fermions and Highly Improved Staggered Quarks for Lattice QCD, Norman Christ (Columbia University) and Frithjof Karsch (Brookhaven National Laboratory)
    • Chroma Lattice QCD Code Suite, Balint Joo (Jefferson National Accelerator Facility)
    • Weakly Bound and Resonant States in Light Isotope Chains Using MFDn -- Many Fermion Dynamics Nuclear Physics, James Vary and Pieter Maris (Iowa State University)

Additional NESAP Application Teams with access to NERSC training and early hardware

 
  • GTC-P (William Tang/PPPL) 
  • GTS (Stephane Ethier/PPPL) 
  • VORPAL (John Cary/TechX) 
  • TOAST (Julian Borrill/LBNL) 
  • Qbox/Qb@ll (Yosuke Kanai/U. North Carolina) 
  • CALCLENS and ROCKSTAR (Risa Wechsler/Stanford) 
  • WEST (Marco Govoni/U. Chicago) 
  • QLUA (William Detmold/MIT) 
  • P3D (James Drake/U. Maryland) 
  • WRF (John Michalakes/ANL) 
  • PHOSIM (Andrew Connolly/U. Washington) 
  • SDAV tools (Hank Childs/U. Oregon) 
  • M3D/M3D-K (Linda Sugiyama/MIT) 
  • DGDFT (Lin Lin/U.C. Berkeley) 
  • GIZMO/GADGET (Joel Primack/U.C. Santa Cruz)
  • ZELMANI (Christian Ott/Caltech)
  • VASP (Martijn Marsman/U. Vienna)
  • NAMD (James Phillips/U. Illinois)
  • PHOENIX-3D (Eddie Baron/U. Oklahoma)
  • ACE3P (Cho-Kuen Ng/SLAC)
  • S3D (Jacqueline Chen/SNL)
  • ATLAS (Paolo Calafiura/LBNL)
  • BBTools genomics tools (Jon Rood/LBNL, JGI)
  • DOE MiniApps (Alice Koniges, LBNL)
  • HipGISAXs (Heximer, LBNL)
  • GENE (Jenko, UCLA)

 We are also working closely with a number of library and tools teams to prepare for Knights Landing.