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IceCube Research Garners Best Paper Award at IEEE Machine Learning Conference

December 21, 2018

NERSC and Berkeley Lab staff were among the co-authors on a neural network paper that won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications in Orlando, FL this month. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Cybersecurity Specialist Highlights Data Sharing Benefits, Challenges at NAS Meeting

December 4, 2018

Sean Peisert, chief cybersecurity researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, recently gave an invited talk on the challenges of data sharing in biomedical science at a meeting of the Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy, a joint unit of the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and the National Academy of Medicine. Read More »

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CRD Scientists Bell, Colella Receive Lab Lifetime Achievement Awards

December 3, 2018

John Bell and Phil Colella of Berkeley Lab's Computational Research Division (CRD) each received the 2018 Berkeley Lab Prize – Lifetime Achievement Award at a special ceremony on Nov. 30. Read More »

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Four College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition

November 28, 2018

Four teams of students from California colleges will square off at Berkeley Lab on Dec. 1 as part of the DOE’s fourth collegiate CyberForce Competition. The event aims to address the cybersecurity capability gap and increase awareness around energy critical infrastructure. Read More »

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NSF’s MSGI Program Opens Doors for Math Sciences Grad Students

November 27, 2018

Since 2017, Berkeley Lab has hosted several budding mathematicians through the National Science Foundation's Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship program. Applications for 2019 are being accepted through January 15. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Researchers to Build Standards for Neurophysiology Data

November 20, 2018

Researchers from Berkeley Lab)and the Allen Institute for Brain Science will receive $2 million from the National Institutes of Health to develop a next-generation data format and software ecosystem for the Neurodata Without Borders: Neurophysiology (NWB:N) project. Read More »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »