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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 »

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CAMERA Mathematicians Build an Algorithm to ‘Do the Twist’

August 18, 2021

CAMERA mathematicians have developed an algorithm to decipher the rotational dynamics of twisting particles in large complex systems from the X-ray scattering patterns observed in X-ray photon correlation spectroscopy experiments. Read More »

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Talita Perciano Recognized as Outstanding Mentor

August 17, 2021

Talita Perciano, a research scientist in CRD’s Machine Learning and Analytics Group, is being recognized for providing exceptional mentorship to students participating in various internships provided by Berkeley Lab. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab CS Reorganization Brings Data Science to the Forefront

August 16, 2021

To position Berkeley Lab among the premier institutions for data science research, the Computational Research Division (CRD) will be reorganized to form two new divisions, effective October 1, 2021. Read More »

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Latest IPCC Report Points to Urgent Need to Cut Emissions

August 9, 2021

Four Berkeley Lab scientists, Charles Koven, Michael Wehner, William Collins, and Chaincy Kuo, were key contributors to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 6th assessment report, Working Group I. Released today, the report points to an urgent need to cut greenhouse gas emissions. Read More »

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CRIC Database Brings Machine Learning to Women's Health

August 2, 2021

CRD’s Dani Ushizima is part of a team developing a searchable image database that uses machine learning to enhance the accuracy of Pap smear tests. Read More »