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Celeste Enhancements Create New Opportunities in Sky Surveys

November 11, 2016

Celeste, a statistical analysis model designed to enhance one of modern astronomy’s most time-tested tools—sky surveys—has gotten a major upgrade that dramatically scales up the process of cataloging astronomical objects. Read More »

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CCSI Toolset Wins R&D100 Award

November 4, 2016

The CCSI Toolset—a suite of computational tools and models designed to accelerate the development of cost-effective carbon capture technology—has been awarded a 2016 R&D100 Award. Read More »

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NERSC, ESnet, Cray Add Software Defined Networking to Cori

November 1, 2016

Berkeley Lab computer scientists and network engineers are exploring new ways to more efficiently move data in and out of Cori, NERSC's newest supercomputer. First up: software-defined networking. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Staff Add Expertise to SC16 Technical Program

November 1, 2016

Berkeley Lab staff will contribute significantly to the SC16 Technical Program, conveying expertise through research papers and posters, leading tutorials, organizing workshops and participating in panel discussions and Birds-of-a-Feather sessions. Here’s a list of activities. Read More »

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New Employee Profiles-December 2016

November 1, 2016

Introducing Dilip Vasudevan and Mario Melara. Read More »

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Computing Sciences Staff Honored with Director’s Achievement Awards

October 25, 2016

Several staff in the Computing Sciences organization are recipients of this year’s Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement. Read More »

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Multiscale HPC Captures Photovoltaics at the Nanoscale

October 19, 2016

Advances in ultrafast spectroscopy experiments and high performance computing are revolutionizing the scientific community’s ability to study the physical processes that occur in solar cells at short length and time scales. Read More »

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Seymour Cray’s Second Cousin Pays a Visit to NERSC, LBNL

October 17, 2016

When Bryce Hoflund, a relative of supercomputer pioneer Seymour Cray was preparing to attend a conference in Berkeley on food policy, she decided to see if she could also visit Berkeley Lab and, particularly, NERSC. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab 2016 Alvarez Fellow: Matthew Zahr

October 15, 2016

Berkeley Lab’s 2016 Alvarez Fellow, Matthew Zahr will be developing efficient, projection-based methods for solving optimization problems constrained by partial differential equations in the Computational Research Division (CRD) Math group. Read More »

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CRD’s Julian Borrill Receives NASA's Exceptional Public Achievement Medal

October 14, 2016

Julian Borrill, leader of the Computational Cosmology Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, has been awarded the NASA Exceptional Public Achievement Medal for "conceiving and implementing the mission-critical high performance computing system for Planck data analysis." The medal was presented to Borrill in an Oct. 13 ceremony at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.  For the past 15 years, Borrill has worked on using computing resources at the National Energy… Read More »