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Photon Speedway Puts Big Data in the Fast Lane

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In experiments run at the Linac Coherent Light Source, scientists from Berkeley Lab and SLAC used NERSC, ESnet and CRD resources to more quickly achieve a breakthrough in photosynthesis research. » Read More

New Project is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change

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The Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project will accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system models for scientific and energy applications. Hans Johansen, a computational fluid dynamicist, will co-lead the Computational Performance Task Team. » Read More

SPOT Suite Transforms Beamline Science

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For decades, synchrotron light sources have been operating on a manual grab-and-go data management model, but a recent deluge of data is quickly making this practice implausible. So scientists from the Advanced Light Source (ALS), CRD and NERSC teamed up to create new tools for reducing, managing, analyzing and visualizing beamline data.The result of this collaboration is SPOT Suite, and it is already transforming the way scientists run their experiments at the ALS. » Read More

Borrill to Head Computational Cosmology at Berkeley Lab

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Senior Scientist Julian Borrill has been selected to head Berkeley Lab’s Computational Cosmology Center (C3). Effective August 4, he will lead all technical and administrative aspects of C3—including engaging in scientific program development, and serving as principle investigator for proposals and projects. » Read More

Former Alvarez Fellows Land Professorships

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Didem Unat and Lin Lin, both former winners of Berkeley Lab's Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship, recently were awarded university faculty positions. Lin Lin joined UC Berkeley's Math Department as assistant professor. Didem Unat was appointed professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. » Read More

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Photon Speedway Puts Big Data In the Fast Lane

August 26, 2014

In experiments run at the Linac Coherent Light Source, scientists from Berkeley Lab and SLAC used NERSC, ESnet and CRD resources to more quickly achieve a breakthrough in photosynthesis research.

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New Project is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change

August 25, 2014

The Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project will accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system models for scientific and energy applications. Hans Johansen, a computational fluid dynamicist, will co-lead the Computational Performance Task Team.


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Kate Odziomek Receives ACS Scholarship for Scientific Excellence

August 22, 2014

Kate Odziomek, a visiting graduate student working with Maciej Haranczyk and Daniela Ushizima won the Chemical Information section (CINF) Scholarship for Scientific Excellence at the 2014 American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

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Meet Juliane Mueller, 2014 Alvarez Fellow

August 20, 2014

As the 2014 Luis Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellow, Juliane Mueller joins Berkeley Lab’s Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering (CCSE) where she will be developing optimization algorithms for computationally expensive black-box problems.


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Berkeley Lab’s SPOT Suite Transforms Beamline Science

August 18, 2014

Most synchrotron light sources have been operating on a manual grab-and-go data management model, but a recent data deluge is quickly making this practice implausible. So scientists from the Advanced Light Source (ALS), CRD and NERSC teamed up to create SPOT Suite, and it is already transforming the way scientists run their experiments at the ALS.

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Julian Borrill to Head Computational Cosmology at Berkeley Lab

August 13, 2014

Senior Scientist Julian Borrill has been selected to head Berkeley Lab’s Computational Cosmology Center (C3). Effective August 4, he will lead all technical and administrative aspects of C3—including engaging in scientific program development, and serving as principal investigator for proposals and projects.