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Deep Learning Expands Study of Nuclear Waste Remediation

November 8, 2019

A research collaboration between Berkeley Lab, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Brown University, and NVIDIA has achieved exaflop performance with a deep learning application used to model subsurface flow in the study of nuclear waste remediation. Read More »

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NWB:N Gains Traction in the Neuroscience Community

November 6, 2019

Berkeley Lab developed Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology, a data standard for neurophysiology research and a software ecosystem that allows neuroscientists to share, archive, use, and build tools for analyzing data, is gaining traction in the neuroscience community. Read More »

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Machine Learning Algorithms Help Predict Traffic Headaches

November 4, 2019

A team of Berkeley Lab computer scientists is working with the California Department of Transportation and UC Berkeley to use high performance computing and machine learning to help improve Caltrans’ real-time decision making when traffic incidents occur. Read More »


Neurodata Without Borders Project Wins 2019 R&D100 Award

October 29, 2019

Led by Berkeley Lab in collaboration with the Allen Institute for Brain Science and multiple neuroscience labs, the NWB:N project has created a data standard and software ecosystem that is transforming neurophysiology research. Read More »

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NERSC Powers Research on Post-Wildfire Water Availability

October 8, 2019

Scientists at Berkeley Lab recently took a closer look at how wildfires affect California’s watersheds. Computer simulations run at NERSC allowed them to identify the regions in the watershed that were most sensitive to wildfire conditions, as well as the hydrologic processes that are most affected. Read More »

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David Santiago Helps Guide Berkeley Lab’s Advanced Quantum Testbed to the Next Level

September 13, 2019

Since joining Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Advanced Quantum Testbed in March 2019, David Santiago has been like an air traffic controller, steadily guiding each activity associated with the testbed through takeoffs, landings – and the occasional turbulence. Read More »


Berkeley Lab Part of Two Five-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Quantum Computing Projects

September 9, 2019

With new funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Berkeley Lab will lead one project - with Bert de Jong of the Computational Research Division as the PI - and co-lead the other. Read More »


SMART Algorithm Makes Beamline Data Collection Smarter

August 28, 2019

Researchers in Berkeley Lab's CAMERA have been working with beamline scientists at Brookhaven National Laboratory to develop and test SMART, a mathematical method that enables autonomous experimental decision making without human interaction. Read More »

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CS Staff Share IDEAs on Equity, Accountability

August 20, 2019

Computing Sciences joined other satellite locations around the lab participating in a call for thoughts on equity, the “e” in Berkeley Lab’s IDEA. Next week's topic is accountability. Read More »

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‘Beyond Moore’ Kicks into Gear with Town Hall

August 20, 2019

A broad cross-section of scientists gathered for a Microelectronics Town Hall where they discussed a range of cross-disciplinary efforts in support of the Lab’s “Beyond Moore’s Law” research initiative. Read More »