InTheLoop Extra | 11.15.2007
The weekly newsletter for Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences
November 15, 2007
Three Berkeley Lab Researchers Win Best Poster Prize at SC07
Three researchers from Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences won the Best Poster prize at the SC07 supercomputing conference held this week in Reno. Zhengji Zhao, Juan Meza and Lin-Wang Wang were recognized for their poster describing “A New O(N) Method for Petascale Nanoscience Simulations,” which describes a new linear scaling three-dimensional fragment (LS3DF) method for ab initio electronic structure calculations. The poster was one of 39 accepted for the conference from more than 150 submissions. SC07 is the leading international conference on high performance computing, networking, storage and analysis.
An abstract of the poster can be read at http://www.sc07.supercomputing.org/schedule/event_detail.php?evid=11218.
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