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Lab Staff Present at Exascale Computing Project Annual Meeting

January 8, 2019

Staff from Computing Sciences and other lab divisions will share their expertise in two plenary talks, five tutorials, 15 breakout discussion sessions and 20 posters at the 2019 Exascale Computing Project (ECP) Annual Meeting being held Jan. 14-18 in Houston. The meeting will highlight technical accomplishments being supported by interactions and collaborations within the ECP community, which encompasses the ECP focus areas, Department of Energy high-performance computing facilities and… Read More »

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IceCube Research Garners Best Paper Award at IEEE Machine Learning Conference

December 21, 2018

NERSC and Berkeley Lab staff were among the co-authors on a neural network paper that won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications in Orlando, FL this month. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Cybersecurity Specialist Highlights Data Sharing Benefits, Challenges at NAS Meeting

December 4, 2018

Sean Peisert, chief cybersecurity researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, recently gave an invited talk on the challenges of data sharing in biomedical science at a meeting of the Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy, a joint unit of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Medicine. Read More »

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CRD Scientists Bell, Colella Receive Lab Lifetime Achievement Awards

December 3, 2018

John Bell and Phil Colella of Berkeley Lab's Computational Research Divison (CRD) each received the 2018 Berkeley Lab Prize – Lifetime Achievement Award at a special ceremony on Nov. 30. The Berkeley Lab Prize is presented annually to honor career-spanning exceptional achievements and contributions in the areas of science, operations and/or societal impact. Bell, an applied mathematician and  chief scientist for the CRD, was honored "for intellectual and strategic leadership in applied… Read More »

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Four College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition

November 28, 2018

Four teams of students from California colleges will square off at Berkeley Lab on Dec. 1 as part of the DOE’s fourth collegiate CyberForce Competition. The event aims to address the cybersecurity capability gap and increase awareness around energy critical infrastructure. Read More »

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NSF’s MSGI Program Opens Doors for Math Sciences Grad Students

November 27, 2018

Since 2017, Berkeley Lab has hosted several budding mathematicians through the National Science Foundation's Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship program. Applications for 2019 are being accepted through January 15. Read More »

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Lawrence Berkeley, Oak Ridge National Labs Share 2018 ACM Gordon Bell Prize

November 20, 2018

A team of computational scientists and engineers from Berkeley Lab, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and NVIDIA has been awarded the ACM Gordon Bell Prize for applying an exascale-class deep learning application to extreme climate data and breaking the exaop (1 billion billion calculations) computing barrier for the first time with a deep learning application. They share this year’s award with another team led by ORNL that was recognized for its work in leveraging population-scale genomic datasets and algorithmic advances to uncover hidden networks of genes at incredible speeds. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Researchers to Build Standards for Neurophysiology Data

November 20, 2018

Researchers from Berkeley Lab)and the Allen Institute for Brain Science will receive $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a next-generation data format and software ecosystem for the Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N) project. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Staff Lending Expertise, Computer History to SC18

November 6, 2018

Berkeley Lab staff will be giving featured talks and displaying historical artifacts at the DOE booth (2433) at SC18 held November 11-16 in Dallas. Read More »

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Lab Staff Add Talents to Help SC18 Make All the Right Connections

November 5, 2018

Every November, thanks to the efforts of hundreds of network experts volunteering their time, the SC conference becomes one of the best-connected sites on the planet via SCinet. Here is a list of all Berkeley Lab staff ending their expertise to this year’s SCinet. Read More »