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CRD, NERSC Staff Honored with 2016 Director’s Achievement Awards

October 25, 2016

Several staff in the Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences organization are recipients of this year’s Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab 2016 Alvarez Fellow: Matthew Zahr

October 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab’s 2016 Alvarez Fellow, Matthew Zahr will be developing efficient, projection-based methods for solving optimization problems constrained by partial differential equations in the Computational Research Division (CRD) Math group. Read More »

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CRD’s Julian Borrill Receives NASA's Exceptional Public Achievement Medal

October 14, 2016

Julian Borrill, leader of the Computational Cosmology Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been awarded the NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal for "conceiving and implementing the mission-critical high performance computing system for Planck data analysis." Read More »

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Brain Modulyzer Provides Interactive Window Into the Brain

October 10, 2016

A new tool developed at Berkeley Lab allows researchers to interactively explore the hierarchical processes that happen in the brain when it is resting or performing tasks. Scientists also hope that the tool can shed some light on how neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s spread throughout the brain. Read More »

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The Incredible Shrinking Particle Accelerator

October 5, 2016

WarpIV, a new data analysis/visualization toolkit developed at Berkeley Lab, is designed to help speed particle accelerator research and design by enabling in situ visualization and analysis of accelerator simulations at scale. Read More »

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Scientific Diplomacy: Berkeley Lab Hosts 2016 TechWomen

September 30, 2016

In September two researchers from Africa visited Berkeley Lab as part of the State Department’s TechWomen—an international exchange that brings emerging women leaders in STEM from Africa, Central Asia and the Middle East together with their professional counterparts in the U.S. Read More »

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Longest Record of Continuous Carbon Flux Data is Now Publicly Available

September 27, 2016

Approximately 450 carbon flux sites worldwide are sharing their observation data with the FLUXNET database. The project’s most recent data release—FLUXNET2015—includes some of the longest continuous records of ecosystem data ever taken. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Collaboration Enhances Optical Chip Design Process

September 26, 2016

A unique collaboration between computers scientists and mathematicians from Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences group and Ciena, a major U.S. telecommunications equipment provider, has helped dramatically improve design cycle times for Ciena's high-speed optical networking components. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Hosts UK Scientific Technology Facilities Council

September 12, 2016

Twelve members of the UK’s Scientific Technology Facilities Council visited Berkeley Lab to discuss approaches for managing and analyzing the deluge of data being produced by current and next-generation synchrotron light sources. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Lead 5 Exascale Projects, Support 6 Others

September 7, 2016

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) will lead or play key roles in developing 11 critical research applications for next-generation supercomputers as part of DOE’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP). Read More »