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1 Applied Mathematics Research Program SIAM Computational Science & Engineering March 5, 2009 Sandy Landsberg, Program Manager Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research Office of Science Department of Energy U.S. Department of Energys Office of Science

2 2 07/11/2008SIAM Annual Meeting 2008DLB-2 DOE Mission Elements Energy Nuclear power, clean coal, fusion reactors, enhanced oil recovery, bio-fuels, reliability & security of electric power grid, new engine designs Environment Carbon sequestration, nuclear waste storage, environmental cleanup, climate research National Security Nuclear stockpile stewardship

3 3 07/11/2008Applied Math at the DOEDavid L. Brown What kinds of questions can CS&E help answer for DOE? Can we predict the operating characteristics of a clean coal power plant? Answering these and other important questions involves study of increasingly complex physical and engineered systems How stable is the plasma containment in a Tokamak? How quickly is climate change occurring and what are the uncertainties in the predicted time scales? How quickly can the US recover if part of the power grid became inoperable? How can new materials be designed with a specified desirable set of properties?

4 4 FY 2008 Approp. FY 2009 Request Applied Mathematics36,88543,164 Computer Science27,22634,618 Computational Partnerships53,76752,064 Next Gen. Networking for Science12,01717,221 High Performance Production Computing54,20054,790 Leadership Computing Facilities110,158115,000 High Performance Network Facilities & Testbeds23,93625,000 Research and Evaluation Prototypes23,58517,000 Subtotal, ASCR341,774358,857 All other9,3999,963 Total, ASCR351,173368,820 Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) Mission: Discover, develop, and deploy the computational and networking tools that enable researchers in the scientific disciplines to analyze, model, simulate, and predict complex phenomena important to the Department of Energy.

5 5 Its not all about hardware … CS&E advances are essential for the exponential performance increases that drive scientific discovery through computation Combustion modeling Modeling advances Algorithm advances Hardware advances Excerpt from: A Science-Based Case For Large Scale Simulation Volume 2

6 6 Applied Mathematics Research Program Currently supported research activities (~ 100 projects): Advanced linear algebra Discretization and meshing Multiscale, multiphysics systems UQ and error analysis Optimization Other research Fellowships & workshops Outreach to mathematics, computer science and computational science community von Neumann Research on mathematical models, methods and algorithms to enable scientists to accurately understand complex physical, chemical, biological and engineered systems.

7 7 Applied Mathematics Research New Research Thrusts Multiscale Mathematics & Optimization for Complex Systems Mathematics for Analysis of Petascale Data opReport.pdfhttp://www.science.doe.gov/ascr/ProgramDocuments/Docs/PetascaleDataWorksh opReport.pdf Joint Mathematics / Computer Science Institute(s) Mathematics of Cybersecurity Dec2008.pdfhttp://www.science.doe.gov/ascr/ProgramDocuments/Docs/CyberSecurityScience Dec2008.pdf eco%20Math%20for%20Cyber.pdfhttp://csmr.ca.sandia.gov/~tgkolda/pubs/bibtgkfiles/SAND eco%20Math%20for%20Cyber.pdf Unsolicited proposals:

8 8 CS&E Community Involvement Learn more about ASCR programs Be a reviewer Panel reviews Postal reviews Participate in DOE workshops ASCR-sponsored Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Biological and Environmental Research (BER), Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE), Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Nuclear Energy (NE) Identify future research needs Generate strong community interest ACCOMPLISHMENTS!

9 9 New Breakthroughs report Each of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Applications will have a breakthroughs report to support FY11 DOE budget request Each report will look back about eight years – the SciDAC era What are the ten most important mathematical breakthroughs to computational science? Not necessarily scaling issues, could be more science per flop/byte stored/byte transmitted Please send your suggestions to

10 10 Questions? Sandy Landsberg Steve Lee Karen Pao Bill Spotz


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