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SC22 Recap: For Berkeley Lab, a Gordon Bell Prize Win and More

December 6, 2022

Staff from Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Area (CSA) once again made key contributions to the technical program and related workshops and tutorials at the 2022 International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis (SC22), held this year online and in person in Dallas November 13-18.  Read More »

CS Staff to Present at 2022 American Geophysical Union Meeting

December 6, 2022

Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will attend the 2022 American Geophysical Union’s Fall Meeting in Chicago, Illinois. The meeting will be held from December 12-16 at the McCormick Place Convention Center and online. Here is an updated day-by-day guide to AGU22 programming featuring CSA staff and resources. Read More »

Berkeley Lab’s Networking Middleware GASNet Turns 20

December 5, 2022

In 2002, as massively parallel supercomputers were offering more computing power to programmers, a significant limitation to overall effectiveness was the time it took for processors to communicate. To address this problem, Berkeley Lab staff developed GASNet. Twenty years later, GASNet is thriving with dozens of clients in academia, national laboratories, and industry. It was also recently upgraded to support exascale scientific applications via the Department of Energy’s Pagoda project. Read More »

HUNTRESS: A Step Forward for Computational Oncology Data Analysis

November 30, 2022

The latest developments in computational oncology are giving medical researchers a glimpse into a future where they’ll be able to understand tumor progression via supercomputers and advanced mathematical algorithms. Read More »

Berkeley Lab-Led WarpX Project Key to 2022 Gordon Bell Prize

November 18, 2022

A Berkeley Lab research team and international collaborators were awarded the prestigious ACM Gordon Bell Prize on November 17 during SC22. Read More »

Inder Monga Introduces ESnet6 at SC22

November 10, 2022

At the upcoming SC22 conference in Dallas, ESnet Director Inder Monga will present the features and future of ESnet6 to give industry leaders an idea of its capabilities. Read More »

SC22 Student Cluster Competition Goes Hybrid with Chair Steve Leak

November 9, 2022

At the Supercomputing 2022 Conference, teams of high school and undergraduate students will push through to compete in the field of high performance computing (HPC). NERSC HPC Consultant Steve Leak will oversee them as the chair of the SC22 Student Cluster Competition. Read More »

New ‘Fair Universe’ Project Aims to Build Supercomputer-Scale AI Benchmarks for HEP and Beyond

November 7, 2022

A Berkeley Lab-led team is aiming to build an open-science supercomputer-scale platform where researchers can train and fine-tune AI models for HEP. They will also host a series of machine-learning competitions to spur future AI breakthroughs in HEP & beyond. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Staff Gear Up for SC22

November 7, 2022

One of the major events of the supercomputing year is coming, and Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Area (CSA) staff will be there to learn, connect, and share their knowledge with the HPC community. The Supercomputing Conference 2022 (SC22) will take place November 13–18 in Dallas, primarily in person for the first time since 2019. Read More »

Stefan Wild to Lead Berkeley Lab’s Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division

November 2, 2022

Stefan Wild, a senior computational mathematician and deputy division director of the Mathematics and Computer Science Division at Argonne National Laboratory, has been selected to serve as the next division director of Berkeley Lab's Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division in the Computing Sciences Area. Read More »