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20180809 Parallel Workshop

Educating for Exascale

August 10, 2018

Some 25 graduate and post-graduate students recently spent four intense days preparing for the next generation of parallel supercomputers and exascale at the Parallel Computing in Molecular Sciences (ParCompMolSci) Summer School and Workshop hosted by Berkeley Lab. Read More »

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Showtime for Summer Researchers

August 3, 2018

Computing Sciences’ summer students wrapped up the 2018 program by presenting posters outlining the dizzying array of research they’ve conducted at Berkeley Lab since May. Read More »

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Tess Smidt, “Atomic Architect” and 2018 Luis Alvarez Fellow

July 26, 2018

To non-scientists, Tess Smidt describes herself as an “atomic architect.” And as Berkeley Lab’s 2018 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, Smidt is designing a neural network that can automatically generate novel atomic crystal structures. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab-Developed Digital Library is a Game Changer for Environmental Research

July 24, 2018

Developed by Berkeley Lab researchers, ESS-DIVE is a new digital archive that serves as a repository for hundreds of U.S. Department of Energy-funded research projects under the agency’s Environmental System Science umbrella. Read More »

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New ECP Co-Design Center to Focus on Exascale Machine Learning

July 20, 2018

The Exascale Computing Project has initiated ExaLearn, a new ECP co-design center focusing on exascale machine-learning software. Berkeley Lab is one of eight national labs participating. Read More »


Univ. of Puerto Rico Team Applies Deep Learning to Structural Biology

July 19, 2018

Two students from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez are spending their summer in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Chemistry, Materials & Climate Group learning everything they can about deep learning and how it can improve protein structure prediction. Read More »

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NIST Leaders Visit Berkeley Lab to Discuss Quantum Information Science

July 19, 2018

Today representatives from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) visited Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley to present an overview of the latest developments at NIST and to take part in a discussion on elements of a national strategy for quantum information science. Read More »

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Kathy Yelick Testifies on 'Big Data Challenges and Advanced Computing Solutions'

July 12, 2018

Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences at Berkeley Lab, was one of four witnesses who testified before the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Science, Space and Technology on Thursday, July 12. Read More »

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IceCube Neutrinos Point to Long-Sought Cosmic Ray Accelerator

July 12, 2018

An international team of scientists has found the first evidence of a source of high-energy cosmic neutrinos, ghostly subatomic particles that can travel unhindered for billions of light years from the most extreme environments in the universe to Earth. Read More »

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"Women @ The Lab" Recognizes CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima

July 9, 2018

Sixteen women from various Berkeley Lab areas will be honored at the “Women @ The Lab” awards ceremony today at 3 p.m. in the Building 50 auditorium. CRD’s Ann Almgren and Daniela Ushizima will be among the honorees. Read More »