ORAU/ORNL High Performance Computing (HPC) Grant Program


In recent years, Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s (ORNL) commitment to providing the world’s most powerful open resource for scientific computing has resulted in an impressive computational capability in Oak Ridge, Tenn.ORAU has partnered with the laboratory to provide opportunities for meaningful faculty and student engagement with ORNL’s leadership-class computing capabilities through the ORAU/ORNL High-Performance Computing (HPC) Grant Program.

The program was established in 2009 to encourage new and expand existing research initiatives among ORAU member institutions using high-performance computing systems.

The goals of the joint program include:

– Provide the opportunity for faculty to create or expand collaborative research with ORNL in scientific areas of discovery requiring HPC capabilities
– Provide ORAU member institutions the opportunity to create a strategic partnership with ORNL through alignment of faculty proposals with ORNL’s science agenda
– Enhance the development of the future workforce in scientific discovery through computing by providing real-world experiences for students