“The Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP) has named Lori Diachin as its new Deputy Director effective August 7, 2018. Lori replaces Stephen Lee who has retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory.”
“Lori has been serving as the Deputy Associate Director for Science and Technology in the Computation Directorate at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) since 2017. She has been at LLNL for 15 years and previously at Sandia National Laboratories and Argonne National Laboratory. She has held leadership roles in high performance computing for over fifteen years. Her experiences range from serving as the Director for the Center for Applied Scientific Computing at LLNL to leading multi-laboratory teams such as the FASTMath SciDAC Institute and serving as the director for the HPC4Manufacting and HPC4Materials programs for DOE’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)and Fossil Energy (FE) program offices.”
“The ECP was launched in 2016 as a collaboration between the DOE Office of Science and DOE’s National Nuclear Security Administration to accelerate delivery of a capable exascale computing ecosystem critical to DOE missions in national security, scientific discovery and economic competitiveness. The collaboration includes experts from six core national laboratories…”.
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Source: Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Names LLNL’s Lori Diachin as New Deputy Director – July 31, 2018. Exascale Computing Project.