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CRD staff hold leadership roles in SciDAC Institutes

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Over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy will provide $57.5 million for two Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Institutes. And Berkeley Lab staff will continue to hold leadership positions in both—Esmond Ng as director of FASTMath and Lenny Oliker as deputy director of RAPIDS2. » Read More

Ultraviolet flash may explain how white dwarfs explode

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For just the second time ever, astrophysicists have spotted a spectacular flash of ultraviolet light in a supernova, an extremely rare event following a white dwarf explosion. This event is poised to offer insights into several long-standing mysteries, including what causes white dwarfs to explode and how dark energy is accelerating the universe’s expansion. » Read More

Sean Peisert, IEEE Security & Privacy editor-in-chief

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CRD's Sean Peisert has been named the new editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal, IEEE Security and Privacy. » Read More

Can CT Scans Accurately Diagnose COVID-19?

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Berkeley Lab data scientist Daniela Ushizima is exploring whether image recognition algorithms and a data analysis pipeline can help accurately distinguish COVID-19 abnormalities in CT scans and chest X-rays from other overlapping respiratory illnesses. » Read More

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Berkeley Lab staff hold leadership roles in SciDAC Institutes

August 12, 2020

Over the next five years, the U.S. Department of Energy will provide $57.5 million for two Scientific Discovery through Advanced Computing Institutes. And Berkeley Lab staff will continue to hold leadership positions in both—Esmond Ng as director of FASTMath and Lenny Oliker as deputy director of RAPIDS2.

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Spectacular ultraviolet flash may finally explain how white dwarfs explode

July 23, 2020

For just the second time ever, astrophysicists have spotted a spectacular flash of ultraviolet (UV) light in a supernova, an extremely rare event following a white dwarf explosion. This event is poised to offer insights into several long-standing mysteries, including what causes white dwarfs to explode and how dark energy is accelerating the universe’s expansion.


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Berkeley Lab’s Sean Peisert named editor-in-chief of IEEE Security and Privacy

July 10, 2020

CRD's Sean Peisert has been named the new editor-in-chief of the peer-reviewed journal, IEEE Security and Privacy.

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Craig Tull Retires After 38 Years at Berkeley Lab

June 16, 2020

After 38 years at Berkeley Lab, Craig Tull will retire this month from his role as head of CRD's Physics and X-Ray Science Computing Group.


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CRD's Erich Strohmaier Retiring After Nearly 20 Years at Berkeley Lab

June 11, 2020

CRD's Erich Strohmaier Retiring After Nearly 20 Years at Berkeley Lab

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Watch CSA Postdoc Symposium Presentations

June 4, 2020

Twenty-two postdoctoral fellows from across Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences Area shared the status of their current projects at the first CSA Postdoc Symposium. Video of the presentations is now available.