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Apply by Dec. 13: Postdoc Symposium

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CS Area postdocs are invited to apply for this presentation workshop and symposium by December 13, 2019. Twenty CS postdocs will get the opportunity to work with senior staff refining and practicing their research presentations before delivering them to the wider lab community during the January 30-31 symposium. » Read More

Jackie Yao, Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Alvarez Fellow

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Jackie Yao recently joined CRD as Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences. Her research is focused on developing unprecedented numerical modeling to solve complex multiphysics problems involving electromagnetics, nonlinear magnetics, and acoustics. » Read More

NWB:N Project Wins 2019 R&D100 Award

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The Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N) project, led by Berkeley Lab in collaboration with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and multiple neuroscience labs, has been selected for a 2019 R&D100 Award by R&D World magazine. » Read More

Machine Learning Helps Predict Traffic Headaches

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A team of Berkeley Lab computer scientists is working with the California Department of Transportation and UC Berkeley to use high performance computing and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when traffic incidents occur. » Read More

New Video Introduces Computational Research Division

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Berkeley Lab's Computational Research Division was featured in a video at the ICIAM19 conference. Select "Read More" to watch on YouTube. » Read More

Building Energy Efficiency into Paint Design

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Through DOE's HPC4Mfg program, PPG - one of the world's largest paint manufacturers - is collaborating with applied mathematicians in the Computational Research Division on computational models that will help optimize paint design and application to reduce energy consumption. » Read More

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CRD Staff Receive Three Best Paper Awards in One Week

December 4, 2019

Several staff in the Computational Research Division’s Performance Algorithms Group were authors on research papers honored at three separate workshops in November.

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Longtime Lab and Pioneering Data Scientist Frank Olken has Died

November 15, 2019

Frank Olken, a data scientist who spent 36 years at Berkeley Lab tackling the challenge of big data before it became Big Data, died Oct. 18 at age 67. He also worked two stints as a National Science Foundation (NSF) program director in Arlington, Va.


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Jackie Yao, Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Alvarez Fellow

November 14, 2019

Jackie Yao recently joined CRD as Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences. Her research is focused on developing unprecedented numerical modeling to solve complex multiphysics problems involving electromagnetics, nonlinear magnetics, and acoustics.

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NWB:N Gains Traction in the Neuroscience Community

November 6, 2019

Berkeley Lab developed Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology, a data standard for neurophysiology research and a software ecosystem that allows neuroscientists to share, archive, use, and build tools for analyzing data, is gaining traction in the neuroscience community.


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Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

November 4, 2019

A team of Berkeley Lab computer scientists is working with the California Department of Transportation and UC Berkeley to use high performance computing and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when traffic incidents occur.

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Neurodata Without Borders Project Wins 2019 R&D100 Award

October 30, 2019

Led by Berkeley Lab in collaboration with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and multiple neuroscience labs, the NWB:N project has created a data standard and software ecosystem that is transforming neurophysiology research.