Stanford Links Smartphones for Distributed, Disease-fighting Simulations

January 20, 2015

The smartphone has already usurped the role of the computer in a number of ways, whether you use it for navigation, to check the weather, or take and share phot Read more…

By Chelsea Lang

Virtual Earthquakes Predict Real Risk

January 28, 2014

Scientists at Stanford devised a "virtual earthquake" technique capable of predicting the effects of a major quake occurring along the southern San Andreas Faul Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Stanford Debuts First Carbon Nanotube Computer

September 27, 2013

A new computer made of carbon nanotubes, created by a team of Stanford engineers, may be the first serious silicon challenger. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Stanford Gets Federal Funding to Bring Solar Research to Exascale Levels

August 2, 2013

Stanford University will receive $16 million over the next five years from the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to use supercomputers to find ways to increase the efficiency of solar energy concentrators. The research project involves developing new models that will help solve vexing engineering challenges on the next generation of exascale supercomputers. Read more…

By Alex Woodie

Stanford Lights Up One Million Sequoia Cores

January 28, 2013

The 20 petaflop, third-generation IBM BlueGene system, Sequoia, may be the number two supercomputer according to the latest TOP500 rankings, but when it comes to max core usage, Sequoia has apparently set a new record. A team of Stanford engineers harnessed one million of Sequoia's nearly 1.6 CPUs in parallel to solve a sophisticated fluid dynamics problem. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

NVIDIA’s Bill Dally Talks 3D Chips and More at GTC

May 16, 2012

Chief scientist discusses memory stacks, interconnects, and US technology leadership. Read more…

By Robert Gelber

A Dark Matter for Astrophysics Research

May 31, 2011

Projects like the Sloan Digital Sky Survey have provided a wealth of cosmological data for scientists to explore in detail. However, making use of those terabytes -- and generating far more data in the process of simulating and analyzing new concepts -- is highlighting the bottlenecks for scientific computing at massive scale. Read more…

By Nicole Hemsoth

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