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HPC4Mfg | Round 5: Winter 2018 Selectees

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Round 5: Winter 2018 Solicitation Selectees

The HPC4Mfg Program expands its impact with new awards:

  • Alliance for Pulp & Paper Technology Innovation (APPTI) (formerly Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance) will partner with NREL and ORNL to improve pulp yield during kraft pulping process in a project titled "Molecular Modeling to Increase Kraft Pulp Yield".
  • Dow Chemical Company will partner with SNL to reduce the thermal conductivity of insulating foam polyurethane products while using less polymer in its products in a project titled "Predictive Modeling of Polyurethane Foam Processes to Optimize Thermal Performance and Reduce Waste".
  • Seurat Technologies will partner with LLNL to optimize their innovative laser powder bed fusion additive manufacturing printer in a project titled "Fluid and Particle Dynamics in Metal Area Printing".
  • SFP Works, LLC will partner with ORNL to understand phase transformations that occur during the flash processing of steels in a project titled "High Performance Computing to Quantify the Evolution of Microscopic Concentration Gradients During Flash Processing".
  • 3M will partner with SNL to enhance the design of emissive films on building windows for cooling in a project titled "Passive Cooling Film Optimization". Project will be co-funded by the Building Technologies Office and the Advanced Manufacturing Office.
  • VAST Power Systems, Inc. will partner with LLNL and ANL to increase the efficiency and reduce start-up times of gas turbine combustors in a project titled "Ultra-Clean Transient Turbine Combustor". Project will be co-funded by the Office of Fossil Energy and the Advanced Manufacturing Office.
  • KeraCel will partner with LLNL to optimize manufacturing of robust solid-state batteries in a project titled "A Commercially Viable Approach to Manufacturing All-Solid-State Lithium-Ion Battery". The project will be fully funded by the Vehicle Technologies Office.
  • Arconic Inc. will partner with ORNL to model rolling processes to observe the evolution of porosity in a project titled "Computational Modeling of Industrial Rolling Processes Incorporating Microstructure Evolution to Minimize Rework Energy Losses".
  • GE Global Research Center will partner with LANL to improve the Truchas code for single crystal casting in a project titled "Highly Parallel Modeling Tool to Drive Casting Development for Aerospace and Industry Gas Turbines (IGT) Industries".
  • 3M will partner with ANL to optimize its fiber spinning manufacturing process in a project titled "Next Generation Nonwovens Manufacturing based on Model-driven Simulation Machine Learning Approach".
  • United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) will partner with ORNL to understand microstructure evolution during heat treatment of additively manufactured parts in a project titled "Predictive Tools for Customizing Heat Treatment of Additively Manufactured Aerospace Components".
  • Steel Manufacturing Simulation and Visualization Consortium (SMSVC) and ArcelorMittal USA will partner with ANL to improve the efficiency of the reheat furnace process in steel manufacturing in a project titled "Application of High-Performance Computing (HPC) to Optimize Reheat Furnace Efficiency in Steel Manufacturing".
  • Transient Plasma Systems Inc. will partner with ANL to develop more efficient dilute-burn engines in a project titled "Modeling of Non-equilibrium Plasma for Automotive Applications". This project will be co-funded by the Vehicle Technologies Office and the Advanced Manufacturing Office.