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Berkeley Lab CS Staff Headed to Dallas for SC18

November 2, 2018

Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will be sharing their expertise with the global HPC community at SC18 in Dallas, Texas Nov. 11-16 through tutorials, technical papers and focused workshops as part of the conference technical program and in the DOE booth (#2433). Read More »

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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 »

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CS Hosts Emerging Women Leaders

October 18, 2018

When Edith Mugehu returns to her work at the Zimbabwe Sugar Association Experiment Station after a two-week immersion in data analytics and biotechnology at Berkeley Lab, she hopes the knowledge she brings home will provide better lives for workers in her country’s expansive sugar cane industry. She is working with Ijeoma Ezika, a lecturer in electronics engineering at the University of Nigeria, who is using her break from the classroom to explore the emerging area of machine learning. Read More »


Berkeley Lab, Oak Ridge, NVIDIA Team Breaks Exaop Barrier With Deep Learning Application

October 5, 2018

A team of computational scientists from Berkeley Lab and Oak Ridge National Laboratory and engineers from NVIDIA has, for the first time, demonstrated an exascale-class deep learning application that has broken the exaop barrier. 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 »


CS’ Newest Alvarez Fellows Gets Nice Reception from Her Peers

October 5, 2018

Tess Smidt, who joined Computing Sciences in July as the 2018 Luis W. Alvarez Fellow in Computing Sciences, was officially welcomed this week at a reception that included four past fellows and members of the selection committee. Also attending were Berkeley Lab Director Mike Witherell and Computational Research Division Director (and host) David Brown. Read More »


HP-CONCORD Paves the Way for Scalable Machine Learning in HPC

October 1, 2018

A team of Berkeley Lab researchers has demonstrated how a new parallel algorithm called HP-CONCORD can help address some of the most challenging problems in data-driven science. Read More »


AMReX Co-Design Center Helps 5 Application Projects Reach Performance Goals

September 26, 2018

The AMReX Co-Design Center makes available a state-of-the-art AMR infrastructure with the functionality that five ECP application projects and other AMR applications use to be able to effectively take advantage of current and future architectures. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Build an Advanced Quantum Computing Testbed

September 24, 2018

The U.S. Department of Energy announced that Berkeley Lab will receive $30 million over five years to build and operate an Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT). Researchers will use the testbed to explore superconducting quantum processors and evaluate how these emerging quantum devices can be utilized to advance scientific research. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab to Push Quantum Information Frontiers With New Programs in Computing, Physics, Materials, and Chemistry

September 24, 2018

A series of DOE Office of Science awards, announced today, will enable Berkeley Lab to accelerate the development of quantum computing. Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will play leading roles in three of the awards. Read More »