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VERIFI Research Featured at the 2016 CONVERGE User Conference

Argonne National Laboratory’s VERIFI researchers will present at six sessions during the 2016 CONVERGE User Conference September 26-30 in Madison, Wisconsin. These include: High Throughput Supercomputing for Sensitivity Analysis on Engine Simulations (Janardhan Kodavasal, Tuesday 9/27 at 8:40 a.m.) A Novel … Read More »

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HPC Revs up Engine Designs

An Argonne National Laboratory team is combining software innovations with supercomputing advances to jump-start internal combustion engine designs in the name of conservation. Read more in the latest issue of ASCR  Discovery.

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Upcoming Workshop on The Role of Simulations and High-Performance Computing in Engines and Fuel Co-Optimization

VERIFI will hold its next workshop entitled, “The Role of Simulations and High Performance Computing in Engines and Fuel Co-Optimization” on June 22-23, 2016, at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois. Day One of the workshop will focus on fuels, fuel … Read More »

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Argonne, Achates Power and Delphi Automotive to Investigate New Approach to Engines

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Argonne National Laboratory is working with Achates Power, Inc., and Delphi Automotive to develop an innovative new engine that could yield efficiency gains of up to 50 percent over a comparable conventional engine. The … Read More »

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VERIFI Pushing Boundaries of Computing in Engine Simulations

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory will be testing the limits of computing horsepower this year with a new simulation project from the Virtual Engine Research Institute and Fuels Initiative (VERIFI) that will harness 60 million … Read More »

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A Tribute to Harding, Michael and Wagner

VERIFI Researcher/Argonne Distinguished Fellow Albert F. Wagner is one of a trio of Argonne researchers honored for their combined 100 years of combustion kinetics studies and research at Argonne in a special tribute by  The Journal of Physical Chemistry A. … Read More »

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VERIFI Code Optimization Yields Three-fold Increase in Engine Simulation Speed

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory are partnering with Convergent Science, Inc. (CSI), to speed up a key piece of modeling and simulation software to ensure those cycles are used as effectively as possible, reducing product … Read More »

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FLC Award Recognizes VERIFI’s Tech Transfer Efforts

The Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer has honored VERIFI researchers at the Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory for working with industry to use supercomputers to conduct engine simulations. The Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer singled out a … Read More »

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Argonne, Convergent and Cummins Cooperate to Discover the Secrets of Fuel Injectors

In the swirling, churning fireball at the heart of every internal combustion engine, complexity reigns supreme. Valves and pistons lunge up and down at thousands of feet per second, pressure spikes to peak levels in an instant and sprays of … Read More »

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Som Selected for 2014 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Sibendu Som was one of 100 outstanding engineers selected to participate in the 2014 U.S. Frontiers of Engineering (FOE) symposium, sponsored by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Each year, NAE invites the nation’s brightest, emerging engineers under 45 years … Read More »

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