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Cori Supercomputer Now Fully Installed at Berkeley Lab

November 16, 2016

Cori, the Cray XC40 system that is the latest addition to the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center’s (NERSC) supercomputing repertoire, is now fully installed and ready to support scientific simulations and data-intensive workflows. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Lead AMR Co-Design Center for DOE’s Exascale Computing Project

November 11, 2016

Berkeley Lab will lead one of four co-design centers under the Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project (ECP). The Block-Structured Adaptive Mesh Refinement Co-Design Center will be led by John Bell of the lab’s Computational Research Division, with support from Argonne National Laboratory and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Read More »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »