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April 2016

The SSG group has a strong show in the SIAM Conf. on Parallel Processing, April 12-15, 2016. Pieter Ghysels, Mathias Jacquelin, and Chao Yang will all give presentations on new research results in linear solvers and eigensolvers. 

March 2016

Sherry Li has been named a 2016 fellow of the SIAM.

December 2015

Congratulations to SSG senior staff scientist Sherry Li who has been elected to the SIAM Council.

November 2015

Congratulations to SSG faculty scientist Jim Demmel who is among 347 new fellows named to the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Demmel was cited for his distinguished contributions to the theory and practice of numerical linear algebra, especially for innovative approaches in parallel computing.

October 2015

DMML Workshop Dedicated to James Demmel

The Development of Modern Methods for Linear Algebra (DMML) workshop held October 23 - 24 at UC Berkeley was dedicated to SSG Faculty Scientist James Demmel for his leadership in modern high-accuracy and high-performance linear algebra solvers and for his promotion of numerical linear algebra to a broad audience through software, teaching, and collaboration.

Xiaoye (Sherry) Li helped organize the workshop and Deputy Lab Director Horst Simon is among the confirmed speakers.

June 2015: News

Congratulations to Sherry Li whose joint paper with Brian Austin and Eric Roman, "Resilient Matrix Multiplication of Hierarchical Semi-Separable Matrices," was just given the "FTXS 2015 Best Paper Award."

April 2015: News

Congratulations to SSG faculty scientist Jim Demmel winner of the ACM Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award  for his work on numerical linear algebra libraries, including LAPACK.