Careers | Phone Book | A - Z Index

News

21586 ECP logo

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 »

PuertoRicoSummerStudents

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 »

18 HR 5025 WL Posterr4 768x1187

"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 »

csgf

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 »

horst simon bw a5f6c345

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 »

usaradding tags example

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 »

Electronic Structure

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 »

macneil

CRD Post-doc Goes from Medical Devices to Mars Landing

June 15, 2018

Applied mathematician Mike MacNeil joined the Computational Research Division’s Analytics and Visualization group at Berkeley Lab as a postdoctoral researcher in August 2017, where he is working to develop new algorithms that improve scientists’ ability to shift through the image data sets they glean from experiments run at Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Light Source. Read More »

ATLAStracks

Physicists and Machine Learning Experts Team Up to Tackle the TrackML Challenge

June 11, 2018

Machine learning experts, computer scientists and physicists have partnered with Kaggle on the TrackML Particle Tracking Challenge, a competition designed to inspire the development of an algorithm that can quickly reconstruct particle tracks from 3D coordinates left in silicon particle detectors following millions of particle collisions. Read More »

summerstudentprogram2

Computing Sciences Summer Student Program Draws 90+ Participants

June 7, 2018

Dozens of college students from around the world will spend the next two months at Berkeley Lab as part of the Computing Sciences Summer Student Program. Read More »