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David Brown to Step Down as AMCR Division Director in Early 2022

November 10, 2021

David Brown, who has served as the research division director in Berkeley Lab’s Computing Sciences Area (CSA) for more than a decade, will step down in early 2022. Read More »

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How a Novel Radio Frequency Control System Enhances Quantum Computers

November 9, 2021

A team of physicists and engineers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) successfully demonstrated the feasibility of low-cost and high-performance radio frequency modules for qubit controls at room temperature. Read More »

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Student Research Opens New Doors in Quantum Image Processing

October 25, 2021

When Mercy Amankwah joined the Computing Sciences Area’s Summer Program in June 2021, she’d never worked in quantum computing before and found the subject intriguing, but intimidating. By the end of the summer, she had helped advance the field. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Researchers Honored with Best Paper Award at QCE21

October 25, 2021

Two researchers from the Applied Mathematics & Computational Research Division are co-authors on a paper selected as Best Paper in the Quantum Computing and Systems Track at the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Quantum Computing and Engineering. Read More »

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Summer Students Use AMReX to Study Cancer Cell Migration

October 11, 2021

As part of Berkeley Lab's 2021 Computing Sciences Summer Program, a team of undergrads led by senior scientist Ann Almgren got a little closer to understanding how groups of cancer cells may respond to different kinds of forces. Read More »

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Deep Learning Tactics Speed Quantum Simulations

October 4, 2021

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley researchers are using an AI technique called reinforcement learning to optimize quantum simulations and speed the time it takes to create and test different quantum architecture designs. Read More »


New Alvarez Fellow Eyes New Applications for Math and ML

October 1, 2021

Osman Malik, the newest Berkeley Lab Alvarez Fellow, joined the the Applied Math and Computational Research Division's Scalable Solvers Group on September 1. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Hosts Record 11 CSGF Fellows in 2021

September 14, 2021

In 2021, Berkeley Lab will welcome a record 11 Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellows (CSGF). Drawing from diverse scientific and engineering disciplines, the fellows share a common interest in using computing in their research. Read More »

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Didem Unat Named SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing

September 1, 2021

Didem Unat, Berkeley Lab’s 2012 Luis Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, is the 2021 ACM SIGHPC Emerging Woman Leader in Technical Computing award winner. Read More »

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How I Spent My Summer: Making Jupyter Tools – and Groundbreaking Science – Even Better

August 23, 2021

Each summer, Berkeley Lab hosts dozens of college students through the Computing Sciences Summer Program, and this year Josh Geden had the opportunity to work with NERSC and CRD on a variety of projects related to Jupyter. Read More »