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Harnessing the Power of Exascale for Wind Turbine Simulations

April 7, 2020

ExaWind, a DOE Exascale Computing Project, is developing new simulation capabilities to more accurately predict the complex flow physics of wind farms, and Berkeley Lab is bringing its adaptive mesh refinement expertise to the project to help make this happen. Read More »

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NERSC’s Scientific Computing Power Steps into Coronavirus Battle

April 2, 2020

Researchers from the City of Hope’s Beckman Research Institute and the Translational Genomics Research Institute will use NERSC computing resources to help battle the COVID-19 global pandemic. Read More »

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NERSC, ESnet Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation’s Scientists During Pandemic

April 1, 2020

While people around the world hunker down in their homes to try to slow the advance of the COVID-19 virus and many services have decreased or stopped, NERSC and ESnet continue to provide critical computing and networking resources to thousands of scientists, including some who are exploring ways to fight the pandemic. Read More »

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CRD’s Dan Martin Takes on New Role with the Exascale Computing Project

March 30, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Exascale Computing Project has named Berkeley Lab's Dan Martin team lead for their Earth and Space Science portfolio. Read More »

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Earlier Spring Foliage Brings Warmer Air to the North

March 23, 2020

A group of researchers used NERSC to explore how early leaf growth, or “leaf-out,” affects the earth’s ecosystem. Their findings show that early spring leaf-out is causing a definitive increase in annual surface warming in the Northern Hemisphere. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Collaborates to Prepare Photovoltaic Research for Exascale

March 4, 2020

CRD and NERSC scientists are collaborating with Carnegie Mellon and a number of other academic institutions on research that will use the nation’s first exascale computer to continue the search for new, more efficient photovoltaic solar cell materials. Read More »

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ESnet cybersecurity staff awarded the first-ever “ESNET"

February 25, 2020

Three members of the Energy Sciences Network’s Cybersecurity team – Michael Dopheide, Vlad Grigorescu, and Sam Oehlert – were recently honored with an Extra Special Noteworthy Exemplary Trophy Award for their SANS 2019 Holiday Hack Challenge entry. Read More »

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CRD’s Sherry Li Takes on New Role at Exascale Computing Project

February 24, 2020

The Exascale Computing Project has named Sherry Li, a senior scientist in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division, as team lead for the ECP’s Mathematical Libraries division. Read More »

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Patty Giuntoli: Learning at the Speed of Life

February 19, 2020

After 11 years at Berkeley Lab and a 30-plus year career in networking, Patty Giuntoli retires on February 25. Read More »

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Less is More: LBNL Breaks New Ground in Data Center Optimization

February 18, 2020

Berkeley Lab's decades of expertise in energy-efficient data centers is now being applied to NERSC resources through the Efficiency Optimization Project, a collaboration between NERSC, ETA, and Sustainable Berkeley Lab that is using operational data analytics to optimize cooling systems and save electricity. Read More »