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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 »

CRD's Erich Strohmaier Retiring After Nearly 20 Years at Berkeley Lab

June 11, 2020

CRD's Erich Strohmaier Retiring After Nearly 20 Years at Berkeley Lab Read More »

Watch CSA Postdoc Symposium Presentations

June 4, 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. Video of the presentations is now available. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Jackie Yao, Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Alvarez Fellow

November 14, 2019

Jackie Yao recently joined CRD as Berkeley Lab’s 2019 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences. Her research is focused on developing unprecedented numerical modeling to solve complex multiphysics problems involving electromagnetics, nonlinear magnetics, and acoustics. Read More »

NWB:N Gains Traction in the Neuroscience Community

November 6, 2019

Berkeley Lab developed Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology, a data standard for neurophysiology research and a software ecosystem that allows neuroscientists to share, archive, use, and build tools for analyzing data, is gaining traction in the neuroscience community. Read More »

Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

November 4, 2019

A team of Berkeley Lab computer scientists is working with the California Department of Transportation and UC Berkeley to use high performance computing and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when traffic incidents occur. Read More »

Neurodata Without Borders Project Wins 2019 R&D100 Award

October 30, 2019

Led by Berkeley Lab in collaboration with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and multiple neuroscience labs, the NWB:N project has created a data standard and software ecosystem that is transforming neurophysiology research. Read More »

CRD’s Zhe Bai Selected as a WHPC 2019 Fellow

October 4, 2019

Zhe Bai, a postdoctoral scholar in the Computational Research Division, has been selected by the Women in HPC organization as a 2019 Fellow. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Part of Two Five-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Quantum Computing Projects

September 9, 2019

With new funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Berkeley Lab will lead one project - with CRD's Bert de Jong as the PI - and co-lead the other. Read More »

SMART Algorithm Makes Beamline Data Collection Smarter

August 28, 2019

CAMERA researchers have been working with beamline scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory to develop and test SMART, a mathematical method that enables autonomous experimental decision making without human interaction. Read More »

CRD Staff Get Funding for Post-Moore’s Law Computing Research

August 21, 2019

George Michelogiannakis and Dilip Vasudevan, research scientists in the Computational Research Division, have been awarded funding from the Army Research Office for two post-Moore’s law computing research projects. Read More »

CRD Researchers Nominated for Best Paper at ICPP2019

August 6, 2019

CRD’s Mauro Del Ben, Osni Marques, and Andrew Canning are developing new Eigensolver algorithms based on an iterative approach using an unconstrained energy functional scheme to improve scaling on parallel computing architectures. Read More »

Industry and CRD Partner to Build Energy Efficiency into Paint Design

August 5, 2019

Through DOE's HPC4Mfg program, PPG - one of the world's largest paint manufacturers - is collaborating with applied mathematicians in the Computational Research Division on computational models that will help optimize paint design and application to reduce energy consumption. Read More »

CRD Staff Share Applied Math Expertise at ICIAM 2019

July 9, 2019

A number of staff from Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division are presenting talks and posters at the International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics in Valencia, Spain, July 15-19, 2019. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Researchers Win Best Paper Award at ICCS

July 9, 2019

Five Berkeley Lab researchers were recently honored with a Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Computational Science, held in Faro, Portugal, June 12-14. Read More »