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Educating for Exascale

August 10, 2018

Some 25 graduate and post-graduate students recently spent four intense days preparing for the next generation of parallel supercomputers and exascale at the Parallel Computing in Molecular Sciences (ParCompMolSci) Summer School and Workshop hosted by Berkeley Lab held August 6-9 in downtown Berkeley. Read More »

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Tess Smidt, “Atomic Architect” and 2018 Luis Alvarez Fellow

July 26, 2018

To non-scientists, Tess Smidt describes herself as an “atomic architect.” And as Berkeley Lab’s 2018 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, Smidt is designing a neural network that can automatically generate novel atomic crystal structures. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab-Developed Digital Library is a Game Changer for Environmental Research

July 24, 2018

Developed by Berkeley Lab researchers, ESS-DIVE is a new digital archive that serves as a repository for hundreds of U.S. Department of Energy-funded research projects under the agency’s Environmental System Science umbrella. Read More »

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New ECP Co-Design Center to Focus on Exascale Machine Learning

July 20, 2018

The Exascale Computing Project has initiated ExaLearn, a new ECP co-design center focusing on exascale machine-learning software. Berkeley Lab is one of eight national labs participating. Read More »

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Univ. of Puerto Rico Team Applies Deep Learning to Structural Biology

July 19, 2018

Two students from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez are spending their summer in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Chemistry, Materials & Climate Group learning everything they can about deep learning and how it can improve protein structure prediction. Read More »

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"Women @ The Lab" Recognizes CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima

July 9, 2018

Sixteen women from various Berkeley Lab areas will be honored at the “Women @ The Lab” awards ceremony today at 3 p.m. in the Building 50 auditorium. CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima will be among the honorees. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Hosts Eight CSGF Fellows in 2018

July 3, 2018

This year, Berkeley Lab will be hosting eight Computational Science Graduate Fellows. These represent some of the nation’s brightest graduate students in computational science, each pursing a PhD in a field that uses HPC to solve complex science and engineering problems. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab CS Staff Play Integral Role in ISC18

June 21, 2018

Numerous Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will be participating in the ISC18 conference June 24-28 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More »

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Berkeley Researchers Use Machine Learning to Search Science Data

June 19, 2018

Science Search, a web-based search engine for scientific data is currently being developed by a team of researchers in Berkeley Lab's CRD and NERSC. The team is also developing innovative machine learning tools to pull contextual information from scientific datasets and automatically generate metadata tags for each file. As a proof-of-concept, the team is working with staff at the Molecular Foundry, to demonstrate the concepts of Science Search on the images captured by the facility's instruments. Read More »

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De Jong Named Electronic Structure Editor-in-Chief

June 18, 2018

CRD Senior Scientist and Group Leader Bert de Jong was recently named a founding editor-in-chief for Electronic Structure, a new Institute of Physics scholarly journal. Read More »