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The Power of Numerical Analysis in Quantum Chemistry

May 28, 2024

Two Berkeley-based mathematicians, including Dr. Lin Lin of the AMCR division, are using coupled cluster theory to better define the role of finite-size error in materials simulation, underscoring the importance of numerical analysis in science. Read More »

Unraveling Brain Complexity

May 22, 2024

A SciData collaboration unveils an interpretable AI model and research that sheds light on a captivating discovery: the brain is a dual marvel. It acts as a dynamic system, seamlessly orchestrating our perception, thoughts, and actions, while simultaneously functioning as a high-powered computing engine, deftly processing sensory, cognitive, and behavioral information. Read More »

Celebration Spotlights Phil Colella’s Remarkable DOE Career New Article Page

May 15, 2024

On April 19, applied mathematician Phillip Colella’s colleagues, collaborators, mentors, and mentees convened at Berkeley Lab’s Wang Hall to celebrate an illustrious career that has spanned more than four decades. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Dives into HPC’s Future at ISC 2024

May 7, 2024

From keynote sessions to tutorials, BOFs, and workshops, Berkeley Lab is bringing its HPC expertise to the ISC High Performance 2024 Conference. Read More »

Quantum Insights: Innovating Data Representation, Analysis, and Visualization

April 16, 2024

Researchers from Berkeley Lab, San Francisco State University, and Case Western Reserve University recently published two papers representing significant strides in understanding and harnessing current quantum devices for data encoding, processing, and visualization. Read More »

David Brown Honored with SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession

April 5, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s David Brown has been honored with a 2024 SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession for his decades of commitment to enriching the computational science community.  Read More »

AMCR’s Chao Yang Named 2024 SIAM Fellow

March 28, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s Chao Yang has been named a 2024 SIAM fellow for contributions to the development of novel algorithms and software for eigenvalue problems, as well as applications of algorithms and software to solve challenging scientific problems. Read More »

AI-based Approach Speeds Diagnosis of I/O Performance Bottlenecks in HPC

March 13, 2024

Data management researchers in Berkeley Lab's Scientific Data Division are using artificial intelligence methods to automatically diagnose I/O performance bottlenecks in HPC applications at the job level. Read More »

US-RSE Works to Bring Research Software Engineers into the Spotlight

March 11, 2024

To help support software engineers in academia and science, the U.S. Research Software Engineer Association has made it its mission to mount a community-driven effort focused on the increasingly important role of RSEs. Berkeley Lab is getting involved as well.

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STRUDEL to Hold Hands-on Hackathon at Berkeley Lab on March 19

March 4, 2024

STRUDEL, an emerging open-source science project at Berkeley Lab, is hosting a webinar and a hackathon in March to introduce software teams to a new user experience/user interface design tool that addresses the challenges of creating usable scientific software and puts user engagement at the forefront.  

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Berkeley Lab’s STRUDEL Project Brings UX/UI Methods to Scientific Software Design

February 16, 2024

STRUDEL, an emerging open-science project at Berkeley Lab spearheaded by the Scientific Data Division’s User Experience team, is designed to enhance the development of user-centric software for scientific applications. Read More »

2024 CSA Postdoc Symposium Showcases 26 Early Career Researchers

February 16, 2024

The CS Area recently held its fifth annual Postdoc Symposium at Berkeley Lab, where postdoctoral researchers currently working at the Lab shared 10-minute slide presentations on their exciting projects with an audience of peers, mentors, and coworkers. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Affiliate Giulia Guidi Awarded SIAM’s Supercomputing Early Career Prize

February 15, 2024

Berkeley Lab is “where it all began” for this year’s Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Activity Group on Supercomputing Early Career Prize recipient, computer scientist Giulia Guidi. Read More »

Machine Learning Yields More Efficient Hydrogen Combustion Reactivity Modeling

February 15, 2024

Researchers from Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, and Penn State University have shown that active learning-based machine learning atomic force prediction offers a more efficient and computationally affordable alternative to ab initio molecular dynamics in hydrogen combustion modeling.

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Machine Learning Opens New Doors in Traumatic Brain Injury Research

February 12, 2024

In a paper published in Nature Scientific Reports, researchers from Berkeley Lab, UCSF, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and the University of California Berkeley – in conjunction with the TRACK-TBI collaboration – describe how an innovative machine learning approach can enhance the prognosis and understanding of traumatic brain injury and other complex medical conditions. Read More »

In a Warming World, Climate Scientists Consider Category 6 Hurricanes

February 5, 2024

As increasing ocean temperatures contribute to more intense and destructive hurricanes, climate scientists wonder whether the open-ended Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Windscale is sufficient to communicate the risk of hurricane damage in a warming climate. Read More »

New Tomographic Reconstruction Algorithm Developed at Berkeley Lab Sets World Record

January 17, 2024

A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA developed a new tomographic reconstruction algorithm, TomoCAM, that leverages advanced mathematical techniques and GPU-based computing. Their method set a new world record by surpassing the speed of existing state-of-the-art iterative tomographic reconstruction algorithms. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Researchers Publish Pioneering Book on Autonomous Experimentation

January 2, 2024

Just as auto-complete was revolutionary for text composition, autonomous experimentation will change how experiments are performed. Berkeley Lab’s Marcus Noack and Daniela Ushizima published the first-ever book dedicated to this topic. Read More »

CSA Staff Bring Diverse Research Efforts to 2023 AGU Fall Meeting

December 6, 2023

When approximately 25,000 attendees convene in San Francisco for the 2023 American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting, a number of Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Area staff will be among them, giving invited talks, presenting papers, and showing posters. The meeting will be held from December 11-15 at Moscone Center and online. Read More »

Former CS Area Intern Wins Student Research Award at SC23

December 4, 2023

Ronak Singh Monga, a research intern at Berkeley Lab this past summer, won first place in the ACM’s Student Research Competition for Undergraduates for his work involving in-network data caches. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Machine Learning Experts Share Exciting Scientific Developments at NeurIPS 2023

November 30, 2023

In less than two weeks, several Berkeley Lab machine learning experts head to New Orleans for the 37th Conference on Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2023), held this year from December 10-16, 2023. Read More »

2023 Hopper Fellow Embraces the Challenges of Large-Scale Science

November 21, 2023

David Tench, the 2023 Grace Hopper postdoctoral fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab), describes discovering his fellowship opportunity as a “Goldilocks moment.” Read More »

The Future is Bright: CAMERA Mathematics for Accelerating Scientific Discovery

November 20, 2023

Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA will expand its work on developing new mathematics, algorithms, software, autonomous workflows, and real-time edge mathematics for the DOE’s next-generation X-ray light sources and neutron scattering facilities.  Read More »

Berkeley Lab CS Area to Share Computing Expertise at SC23

November 7, 2023

CSA researchers, scientists, and engineers are participating in a variety of tutorials, workshops, panels, technical papers, and posters as part of SC23's technical program. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Leading the Way with New Cybersecurity Projects

November 6, 2023

The DOE’s Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response recently announced $39 million in funding for nine new National Laboratory projects to advance the cybersecurity of distributed energy resources, including two projects led by Berkeley Lab.
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