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CRD's Silvia Miramontes: Merging Applied Math and Machine Learning for Science

September 29, 2020

When Silvia Miramontes – one of the newest computer systems engineers in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division – visualizes something, it tends to materialize. Read More »

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New HPC4EI Project Aims to Cut Energy Costs of Painting Cars

September 23, 2020

Researchers from CRD's Mathematics Group are partnering with one of the world’s largest paint manufacturers on a new High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation project that aims to couple advanced mathematics with HPC resources to model the paint drying process and guide the development of new energy-efficient coatings systems for the automotive industry. Read More »

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Reva Jambunathan Takes First Place in Berkeley Lab SLAM

September 18, 2020

What starts out 10 times the size of our sun, runs out of fuel, and collapses into a dense object about the size of Berkeley? Answering that question landed postdoc Revathi Jambunathan of the Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering first place in the annual Berkeley Lab SLAM held Thursday, Sept. 17. Read More »

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CRD Summer Students, Advisor Use Virtual Visits to Conduct Real Research

September 18, 2020

Although Computing Sciences canceled on-site student research projects, many of the students accepted for the summer were able to gain valuable research experience and knowledge. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab’s ENDURABLE: An Aggregate Data Standard for AI Modeling

August 31, 2020

DOE announced $8.5 million for projects to make artificial intelligence models and data more accessible and reusable. One of these newly funded projects is “ENDURABLE: Benchmark datasets for AI with queryable metadata,” spearheaded by Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division. Read More »

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New $115 Million Quantum Systems Accelerator to Pioneer Quantum Technologies for Discovery Science

August 26, 2020

The Department of Energy has awarded $115 million over five years to the Quantum Systems Accelerator (QSA), a new research center led by Berkeley Lab that will forge the technological solutions needed to harness quantum information science for discoveries that benefit the world 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. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »

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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. Read More »