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Pore models track reactions in underground carbon capture

September 25, 2014

Berkeley Lab researchers are creating microscopic pore-scale simulations could help scientists evaluate ways to store carbon dioxide produced by power plants, keeping it from contributing to global climate change. Read More »


Adapting Materials Sciences Algorithms for Cancer Screening Leads to Award for Berkeley Lab Researcher

September 15, 2014

An automated method to extract the boundaries of individual cytoplasm and nucleus from overlapping cervical cell images, developed by Berkeley Lab's Daniela Ushizima and Brazilian collaborators, won first place at an IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI 2014) competition. The tool included pattern recognition algorithms developed by DOE's CAMERA to characterize new materials. Read More »

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Bell Named to National Academies' Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications

September 8, 2014

John Bell, a senior staff mathematician in CRD’s Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering (CCSE), has been named to the Board on Mathematical Sciences and their Applications (BMSA) of the National Academies. Read More »


Photon Speedway Puts Big Data In the Fast Lane

August 26, 2014

In experiments run at the Linac Coherent Light Source, scientists from Berkeley Lab and SLAC used NERSC, ESnet and CRD resources to more quickly achieve a breakthrough in photosynthesis research. Read More »


New Project is the ACME of Addressing Climate Change

August 25, 2014

The Accelerated Climate Modeling for Energy (ACME) project will accelerate the development and application of fully coupled, state-of-the-science Earth system models for scientific and energy applications. Hans Johansen, a computational fluid dynamicist, will co-lead the Computational Performance Task Team. Read More »


Kate Odziomek Receives ACS Scholarship for Scientific Excellence

August 22, 2014

Kate Odziomek, a visiting graduate student working with Maciej Haranczyk and Daniela Ushizima won the Chemical Information section (CINF) Scholarship for Scientific Excellence at the 2014 American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. Read More »


Meet Juliane Mueller, 2014 Alvarez Fellow

August 20, 2014

As the 2014 Luis Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellow, Juliane Mueller joins Berkeley Lab’s Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering (CCSE) where she will be developing optimization algorithms for computationally expensive black-box problems. Read More »


Berkeley Lab’s SPOT Suite Transforms Beamline Science

August 18, 2014

Most synchrotron light sources have been operating on a manual grab-and-go data management model, but a recent data deluge is quickly making this practice implausible. So scientists from the Advanced Light Source (ALS), CRD and NERSC teamed up to create SPOT Suite, and it is already transforming the way scientists run their experiments at the ALS. Read More »


Julian Borrill to Head Computational Cosmology at Berkeley Lab

August 13, 2014

Senior Scientist Julian Borrill has been selected to head Berkeley Lab’s Computational Cosmology Center (C3). Effective August 4, he will lead all technical and administrative aspects of C3—including engaging in scientific program development, and serving as principal investigator for proposals and projects. Read More »


Former Alvarez Fellows Land Professorships

August 1, 2014

Lin Lin and Didem Unat, both former winners of Berkeley Lab's Luis W. Alvarez Postdoctoral Fellowship, recently were awarded university faculty positions. Lin Lin joined UC Berkeley's Math Department as assistant professor. Didem Unat was appointed professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Koç University in Istanbul, Turkey. Read More »