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David Brown Honored with SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession

April 5, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s David Brown has been honored with a 2024 SIAM Prize for Distinguished Service to the Profession for his decades of commitment to enriching the computational science community.  Read More »

AMCR’s Chao Yang Named 2024 SIAM Fellow

March 28, 2024

Berkeley Lab’s Chao Yang has been named a 2024 SIAM fellow for contributions to the development of novel algorithms and software for eigenvalue problems, as well as applications of algorithms and software to solve challenging scientific problems. Read More »

NERSC Quantum Team Wins Prestigious Hans Meuer Award

March 26, 2024

A team studying quantum computing at Berkeley Lab has been awarded the prestigious Hans Meuer Award, which annually recognizes the most outstanding paper submitted to the ISC High Performance computing conference in Hamburg, Germany. Read More »

US-RSE Works to Bring Research Software Engineers into the Spotlight

March 11, 2024

To help support software engineers in academia and science, the U.S. Research Software Engineer Association has made it its mission to mount a community-driven effort focused on the increasingly important role of RSEs. Berkeley Lab is getting involved as well.
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Simulating Plasma, NERSC Systems Enable Efficient Microchip Production

March 4, 2024

Researchers at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory used supercomputers at NERSC to develop new simulation codes that improve current methods of producing microchips using plasma. Read More »

STRUDEL Aims to Improve Scientific Software Design with Unique UX/UI Tool

February 27, 2024

STRUDEL, an emerging open-source science project at Berkeley Lab, will host a webinar March 8 and a hackathon March 19 to introduce software teams to a new design system that addresses the unique challenges of creating usable scientific software and puts user engagement at the forefront. Read More »

2024 CSA Postdoc Symposium Showcases 26 Early Career Researchers

February 16, 2024

The CS Area recently held its fifth annual Postdoc Symposium at Berkeley Lab, where postdoctoral researchers currently working at the Lab shared 10-minute slide presentations on their exciting projects with an audience of peers, mentors, and coworkers.
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Machine Learning Opens New Doors in Traumatic Brain Injury Research

February 12, 2024

In a paper published in Nature Scientific Reports, researchers from Berkeley Lab, UCSF, the Medical College of Wisconsin, and UC Berkeley – in conjunction with the TRACK-TBI collaboration – describe how an innovative machine learning approach can enhance the prognosis and understanding of traumatic brain injury and other complex medical conditions.
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In a Warming World, Climate Scientists Consider Category 6 Hurricanes

February 5, 2024

As increasing ocean temperatures contribute to more intense and destructive hurricanes, climate scientists wonder whether the open-ended Category 5 on the Saffir-Simpson Windscale is sufficient to communicate the risk of hurricane damage in a warming climate. Read More »

50 Years of NERSC Firsts

January 25, 2024

A team of researchers from Berkeley Lab’s CAMERA developed a new tomographic reconstruction algorithm, TomoCAM, that leverages advanced mathematical techniques and GPU-based computing. Their method set a new world record by surpassing the speed of existing state-of-the-art iterative tomographic reconstruction algorithms. Read More »