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DOE to Issue Joint Call for Proposals for Two HPC4 Programs

October 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy's High Performance Computing for Energy Innovation Initiative will issue its first joint solicitation in November for two of its pillar initiatives, the High Performance Computing for Manufacturing Program and the High Performance Computing for Materials Program. Read More »

CS Hosts Emerging Women Leaders

October 22, 2018

Researchers Ijeoma Ezika of Nigeria and Edith Mugehu of Zimbabwe spent two weeks studying biotechnology and data analytics at Berkeley Lab as part of the U.S. Department of State's TechWomen Emerging Leaders program. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Contributes to $2.5M supplemental grant for NSF-funded Cybersecurity Center of Excellence

October 5, 2018

NSF has awarded Trusted CI, the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCoE) a $2.5 million supplemental grant to extend the CCoE through 2019 and expand its activities. And Berkeley Lab is joining the collaboration to support the CCoE’s expanded activities. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Researchers Co-Author IARIA’s Best Paper

September 21, 2018

A paper co-authored by Berkeley Lab’s Esmond Ng and Chao Yang won best paper at this year’s International Academy, Research, and Industry Association’s (IARIA’s) Computation Tools 2018 conference in Barcelona, Spain. Read More »

ESnet Summer Students: Mentoring The Next Generation of Network Engineers

August 14, 2018

Summer student interns have a lot to offer Berkeley Lab: they are motivated, energetic and can bring fresh perspectives to old problems. They also represent the next generation of researchers and engineers. To capture the best talent, ESnet has built an internship program that operates as a student-to-staff pipeline, channeling not only talent but diversity into Berkeley Lab, said Patricia Giuntoli, area lead for Networking and Systems at ESnet.“Diversity is important in order to have unique… Read More »

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

July 30, 2018

To non-scientists, Tess Smidt describes herself as an “atomic architect.” And as Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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

July 19, 2018

It’s all about opportunity, according to Dan Rosa de Jesús and Julián Cuevas, two students from the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez (UPRM) who are spending their summer in Computing Sciences at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) learning everything they can about deep learning and how it can improve protein structure prediction, a grand challenge in structural biology. The two came to the lab in June as part of the Sustainable Research Pathways (SRP) internship… Read More »