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Quantifying Climate Change

How much do the effects of climate change contribute to extreme weather events? A new study investigated the question of one particular element of one significant storm: Hurricane Harvey.

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CIGAR 'Smokes Out' Attacks on Solar Power Equipment

While the need for security in the power grid is clear, cybersecurity has typically been “bolted on” in a piecemeal fashion after the fact, rather than designed in from the outset. Enter the Cybersecurity via Inverter-Grid Automatic Reconfiguration (CIGAR) project, a recently completed Berkeley Lab effort aimed at providing security protections for emerging power systems.


Two CRD Researchers Receive 2021 Early Career Awards

Robert Saye, a scientist in CRD’s Mathematics Group, and Ariful Azad, an affiliate scientist in CRD’s Performance and Algorithms Research Group, have each received 2021 Early Career Research Program awards from the Department of Energy’s Office of Science.


Hope for Slowing Rising Seas

A new Nature study that relied in part on ice sheet models created by CRD's Dan Martin has found that meeting the global warming goal of the Paris Agreement (1.5°C) could halve the land ice contribution to sea level rise this century.

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A Decade in the Life of Nyx

Born at Berkeley Lab a decade ago, the open-source cosmological simulation code continues to advance research today.


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Akel Hashim Receives the ASTER Graduate Student Award

July 15, 2021

CRD's Akel Hashim received this year’s ASTER award, which recognizes g UC Berkeley College of Engineering graduate students for their contributions and excellence in scientific research.

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CRD’s Lin Lin Honored with Simons Foundation Award

June 29, 2021

Lin Lin, a faculty scientist in Berkeley Lab's Mathematics Group and a mathematician in CAMERA, has been selected to receive a Simons Investigator in Mathematics award.

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Women of Quantum Computing Go Tiny in Big Ways

June 23, 2021

In Berkeley Lab's Computational Chemistry, Materials, and Climate Group, the future of quantum information science is being driven in part by a group of women scientists who see that future — and theirs along with it — as quite bright.

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Sean Peisert Named to DARPA ISAT Study Group

June 16, 2021

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has named Berkeley Lab’s cybersecurity expert Sean Peisert to the Information Science and Technology (ISAT) Study Group for a three-year term beginning this summer.

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Berkeley Lab Amplifies Power and Usability of Quantum Computing

June 14, 2021

Strides in quantum computing software developed at Berkeley Lab are opening up new possibilities for scientific breakthroughs.

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Project Jupyter: A Computer Code that Transformed Science

June 14, 2021

A computer code (Project Jupyter) co-developed by Berkeley Lab's Fernando Perez and embraced by the global science community over two decades has been hailed by Nature Magazine as one of “ten computer codes that transformed science.”