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Media Advisory: DOE to Announce 10 HPC Projects to Advance U.S. Manufacturing and Energy Technology

February 12, 2016


WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 12, 2016) – On Wednesday, February 17, David Danielson, Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), and Mark Johnson, Director of EERE’s Advanced Manufacturing Office, will speak to reporters about the U.S. Department of Energy’s 10 new High Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) projects. 

The senior officials will unveil new industry partners selected to receive $3 million in funding through this national laboratory-run program that will address key challenges facing U.S. manufacturing. These collaborations will apply modeling, simulation, and data analysis to industrial processes and materials to lower production costs and bring new products to market more quickly. 

Additional details about the conference call are included below:


  • David Danielson, Assistant Secretary, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mark Johnson, Director, Advanced Manufacturing Office, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
  • Mark D'Evelyn, Vice President, Bulk Technology, Soraa, Inc.
  • Dona Crawford, Associate Director of Computation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
  • Horst Simon, Deputy Director, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


  • DOE Announces 10 High Performance Computing Projects to Advance U.S. Manufacturing and Energy Technology

REGISTRATION LINK: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7669923008042204683


  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016, 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST / 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. PST

If you have questions about this conference call, please contact EE.Media@ee.doe.gov


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