Summary: S.193 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (01/29/2001)

Department of Energy Advanced Scientific Computing Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy to support a program to advance the Nation's computing capability across a diverse set of grand challenge computationally based science problems.

Amends the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to instruct the Secretary to include as part of the National High-Performance Computing Program an integrated program of research, development, and provision of facilities to develop and deploy to scientific and technical users the high-performance computing and collaboration tools needed to fulfill the statutory missions of the Department of Energy in conducting basic and applied energy research.

Directs the Secretary to ensure that such program is integrated and consistent with the National Nuclear Security Agency's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative and with other national efforts related to advanced scientific computing for science and engineering.