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NERSC Wins HPCWire's Editors' Choice Award

November 19, 2014

NERSC was awarded HPCWire’s 2014 Editors’ Choice Award for Best HPC Collaboration Between Government & Industry for its partnership with Intel and Cray in preparation for Cori, the Cray XC supercomputer slated to be deployed at NERSC in 2016. Read More »

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Supercomputers Fuel Global High-Resolution Climate Models

November 12, 2014 Tags: CRD, NERSC

Not long ago, it would have taken several years to run a high-resolution simulation on a global climate model. But using supercomputing resources at NERSC, climate scientist Michael Wehner of Berkeley Lab's Computational Research Division was able to complete a run in just three months. Read More »

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CRD Director David Brown Announces Reorg for Strategic Alignment & Clarity

November 4, 2014

Berkeley Lab's CRD Director David Brown announced a reorganization of the division at the October CRD All-Hands meeting, creating four new Departments aligned with CRD’s strategic directions, effective November 3, 2014. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Contributes to SC14 Technical Program

November 1, 2014

Berkeley Lab researchers will be making significant contributions to the SC14 conference program. Our staff will participate in five tutorials, present four technical papers and lead six Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. Read More »

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A Comprehensive Look at High Performance Parallel I/O

October 31, 2014

In this era of “big data,” high performance parallel I/O is extremely important. Yet, the last book to summarize best practices in this area was written more than 10 years ago. To fill the void, Berkeley Lab's Prabhat and HDF Group's Quincey Koziol brought together leading practitioners, researchers, software architects, developers and scientists to contribute their insights for a new book called “High Performance Parallel I/O.” Read More »

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Inspiring Women in Computing

October 21, 2014

Women from Berkeley Lab's Computing Sciences area delivered talks, volunteered as mentors and helped organize and energize this year's Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing, an annual conference billed as the "world's largest gathering of women technologists." Read More »

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ESnet Extends 100G Connectivity Across the Atlantic Ocean

October 20, 2014 Tags: Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Energy Sciences Network is deploying four new high-speed transatlantic links, giving researchers at America’s national laboratories and universities ultra-fast access to scientific data from the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and other research sites in Europe. Read More »

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Supercomputer Helps Model 3D Map of Adolescent Universe

October 17, 2014 Tags: CRD, NERSC

Using extremely faint light from galaxies 10.8 billion light years away, scientists have created one of the most complete, three-dimensional maps of a slice of the adolescent universe—just 3 billion years after the Big Bang. Read More »

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Chorin Wins National Medal of Science

October 3, 2014 Tags: Awards, CRD

Alexandre Chorin, a mathematician with Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division and a University Professor of mathematics at UC Berkeley, was named today by President Obama as a recipient of the National Medal of Science, the nation’s highest honor for achievement and leadership in advancing the fields of science and technology. Read More »

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New Employee Profiles - October 2014

October 1, 2014

Introducing Lauren Goodfriend, Bhupender Thakur and Hosnia “Nia” Eteiwi Read More »