Current Awards

Congratulations to our 2023-2024 Awardees.

2023-2024 ALCC Factsheets

ALCC awards support scientists from industry, academia and national laboratories advancing scientific and technological research in DOE mission areas including: Biophysics, Energy Efficiency in Aerospace and Combustion technologies, Fusion Energy, Geosciences, High Energy Physics, Materials Sciences, Nuclear Engineering, and Nuclear Physics.

Fikret Aydin (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)

  • AI-Driven Multiscale Investigation of RAS-RAF Activation Lifecycle
  • 800,000 node-hours on Frontier

Thomas Blum (University of Connecticut)

  • Hadronic contributions to the muon g-2 from lattice QCD
  • 3,283,000 node-hours on Frontier
  • 5,000 node-hours on Polaris

Igor Bolotnov (North Carolina State University)

  • Two-phase flow interface capturing simulations
  • 200,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 300,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Jacqueline Chen (Sandia National Laboratories)

  • Hydrogen for Carbon-Free Low Emissions Power Generation
  • 1,150,000 node-hours on Frontier

William Collins (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley)

  • Huge Ensembles of Weather Extremes using the Fourier Forecasting Neural Network
  • 219,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Martha Constantinou (Temple University)

  • Investigations of proton tomography: Chiral-odd GPDs
  • 390,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Eugene DePrince (Florida State University)

  • Relativistic Quantum Dynamics in the Non-Equilibrium Regime
  • 700,000 node-hours on Theta

Frederico Fiuza (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)

  • Energy partition and particle acceleration in laser-driven laboratory magnetized shocks
  • 300,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 150,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Manaure Francisquez (Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory)

  • Earlier and cheaper fusion energy with stabilized magnetic mirrors
  • 93,000 node-hours on Perlmutter GPU

Giulia Galli (University of Chicago)

  • Large scale simulations of materials for quantum information science
  • 400,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 200,000 node-hours on Polaris
  • 200,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU
  • 200,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Vikram Gavini (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

  • First-principles prediction of solute energetics at extended defects in Mg ternary alloys
  • 210,000 node-hours on Frontier

Feliciano Giustino (The University of Texas at Austin)

  • Computational design of novel semiconductors for power and energy applications
  • 100,000 node-hours on Aurora

Heidi Hanson (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

  • Privacy enabled tumor classification for near real time population health analytics
  • 140,000 node-hours on Frontier

Dirk Hufnagel (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

  • Using GPU to reconstruct LHC collisions recorded with the CMS detector
  • 20,000 node-hours on Aurora
  • 50,000 node-hours on Polaris

Sara Isbill (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)

  • Informing Forensics Investigations of Nuclear Materials
  • 500,000 node-hours on Frontier

Wei Jiang (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • Microscopic Insight into transport properties of Li-battery electrolytes
  • 540,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 170,000 node-hours on Polaris

Christopher Kelly (Computational Science Initiative, Brookhaven National Laboratory)

  • Continuum Limit Lattice Calculation of Direct CP-violation in Kaon Decays
  • 135,000 node-hours on Polaris
  • 0 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Po-Lun Ma (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)

  • Learning Aerosol-Cloud Interactions Across Scales
  • 384,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Ravi Madduri (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • Scaling Genomic Variant callers to Leadership-class systems: A collaboration between VA-MVP and DOE
  • 210,000 node-hours on Aurora

Gerald Meehl (NCAR)

  • E3SMv2-Seasonal-to-Multiyear Large Ensemble (SMYLE)
  • 300,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Elia Merzari (Pennsylvania State University)

  • High-Fidelity Flow Data for Multiscale Bridging: Toward Industry Adoption
  • 300,000 node-hours on Frontier

Parviz Moin (Center for Turbulence Research, Stanford University)

  • Predicting performance degradation from rough surfaces using LES
  • 1,000,000 node-hours on Frontier

Jordan Musser (National Energy Technology Laboratory)

  • Machine Learning-Enhanced Multiphase CFD for Carbon Capture Modeling
  • 100,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Ivan Oleynik (University of South Florida)

  • High Energy Density Physics of Inertial Confinement Fusion Ablator Materials
  • 1,500,000 node-hours on Frontier
  • 500,000 node-hours on Aurora

Jonathan Owens (GE Global Research)

  • Atomic-scale design and characterization of sorbents for carbon capture
  • 200,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Jonathan Ozik (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • Probabilistic Comparative Modeling of Colorectal Cancer Screening Strategies
  • 150,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 10,000 node-hours on Polaris
  • 100,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Bruce Perry (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

  • High-fidelity combustor simulations to enable drop-in sustainable aviation fuels
  • 320,000 node-hours on Frontier

Peter Petreczky (Brookhaven National Laboratory)

  • Heavy quarks in QGP: lattice QCD inputs for sPHENIX and LHC
  • 943,000 node-hours on Frontier

Stephan Priebe (GE Research)

  • High-fidelity Simulations of Turbulence and SBLI in Transonic Fan Blades
  • 290,000 node-hours on Frontier

Igor Rakhno (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory)

  • Optimization studies for intensity frontier projects DUNE-LBNF, Mu2e and PIP-II
  • 61,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU
  • 0 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Dillon Shaver (Argonne National  Laboratory)

  • Accelerating Deployment of Next-Generation Nuclear Power Using High-Fidelity CFD
  • 200,000 node-hours on Aurora
  • 200,000 node-hours on Theta
  • 100,000 node-hours on Polaris

Abhishek Singharoy (Arizona State University)

  • Integrative rate-kinetics modeling of diffusive limits to energy harvesting in bioenergetic membranes
  • 810,000 node-hours on Frontier
  • 50,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

Michael Sprague (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

  • Grand-challenge predictive wind farm simulations
  • 3,700,000 node-hours on Frontier

Aidan Thompson (Sandia National Laboratories)

  • Quantum accurate large-scale atomistic simulations of advanced fusion reactor materials
  • 500,000 node-hours on Frontier
  • 600,000 node-hours on Aurora
  • 250,000 node-hours on Polaris
  • 250,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-GPU

David Trebotich (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

  • Simulation of Flow and Transport in Desalination Systems
  • 100,000 node-hours on Frontier

Jean-Luc Vay (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

  • Probing strong-field QED with Doppler-boosted lasers
  • 1,000,000 node-hours on Frontier

Lucas Wagner (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

  • QMC-HAMM: High accuracy many-body data for multiscale models
  • 65,000 node-hours on Perlmutter-CPU

Yiqi Yu (Argonne National laboratory)

  • Large Eddy Simulation on flow and heat transfer behavior in Involute Plate Research Reactor Supporting the Needs of the Materials Management and Minimization (M3) Reactor Conversion Program
  • 510,000 node-hours on Theta

Yong Zhao (Argonne National Laboratory)

  • 3D Transverse Spin Structure of the Proton: Probing Time-Reversal Symmetry
  • 1,570,000 node-hours on Frontier