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Can CT Scans Be Used to Quickly and Accurately Diagnose COVID-19?

June 1, 2020

Berkeley Lab data scientist Daniela Ushizima is exploring whether image recognition algorithms and a data analysis pipeline can help accurately distinguish COVID-19 abnormalities in CT scans and chest X-rays from other overlapping respiratory illnesses. Read More »

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CRD Welcomes New Alvarez Fellow, Aditi Krishnapriyan

May 18, 2020

A long-distance runner for many years, Aditi Krishnapriyan – the latest postdoctoral researcher to be awarded the prestigious Alvarez Fellowship – brings a well-honed energy and intensity to her new position in the Computational Research Division. Read More »

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Harnessing the Power of Exascale for Wind Turbine Simulations

April 7, 2020

ExaWind, a DOE Exascale Computing Project, is developing new simulation capabilities to more accurately predict the complex flow physics of wind farms, and Berkeley Lab is bringing its adaptive mesh refinement expertise to the project to help make this happen. Read More »

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CRD’s Dan Martin Takes on New Role with the Exascale Computing Project

March 30, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project has named Berkeley Lab's Dan Martin team lead for their Earth and Space Science portfolio. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Collaborates to Prepare Photovoltaic Research for Exascale

March 4, 2020

CRD and NERSC scientists are collaborating with Carnegie Mellon and a number of other academic institutions on research that will use the nation’s first exascale computer to continue the search for new, more efficient photovoltaic solar cell materials. Read More »

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CRD’s Sherry Li Takes on New Role at Exascale Computing Project

February 24, 2020

The Exascale Computing Project has named Sherry Li, a senior scientist in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division, as team lead for the ECP’s Mathematical Libraries division. Read More »

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Postdoc Symposium Expands Computing Sciences’ Training Program

February 5, 2020

Twenty-two postdoctoral fellows from across Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences Area shared the status of their current projects at the first CSA Postdoc Symposium, held January 30-31. Read More »

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Symposium to Showcase Postdoctoral Fellows' Research

January 14, 2020

Twenty-two postdoctoral fellows in the Computing Sciences Area have been chosen to present their research during a two-day symposium taking place January 30-31 in Wang Hall (Building 59), room 3101. Read More »

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CRD Staff Receive Three Best Paper Awards in One Week

December 4, 2019

Several staff in the Computational Research Division’s Performance Algorithms Group were authors on research papers honored at three separate workshops in November. Read More »

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Longtime Lab and Pioneering Data Scientist Frank Olken has Died

November 15, 2019

Frank Olken, a data scientist who spent 36 years at Berkeley Lab tackling the challenge of big data before it became Big Data, died Oct. 18 at age 67. He also worked two stints as a National Science Foundation (NSF) program director in Arlington, Va. Read More »