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The premier source of computational science research

ORNL is a premier source of computational science research and is home to the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility. The OLCF provides the open scientific community access to Summit, America’s fastest, most powerful supercomputer. Our supercomputers have decreased time to solution, increased the complexity of models, and improved realism of simulations of subjects ranging from development of advanced materials to cleaner combustion of fuels to the development of artificial intelligence to solve longstanding scientific challenges.

ORNL is using computing to tackle numerous national challenges, including:

  • Quantum computing, networking, and materials
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Advanced materials
  • Safe nuclear energy
  • Sustainable energy and transportation