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Perlmutter Supports First Gravitational Lensing System Modeled on GPUs

September 21, 2023

Using the GIGA-Lens modeling code on the Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC, a team of researchers has modeled a rare instance of strong gravitational lensing known as an Einstein Cross—likely the first such system to be modeled on GPUs and a demonstration of the promise of GPU-accelerated modeling. Read More »

Future of HPC Takes Shape in Monterey

September 19, 2023

Leaders in the data science community gathered at the annual Monterey Data Conference in August to exchange ideas about the latest advances and challenges in scientific data analysis and computing. Read More »

DOE's First ‘Intro to HPC’ Bootcamp Focuses on Energy Justice and a New Model for Workforce Development

September 13, 2023

Energy justice and workforce development were the driving themes of the DOE’s first “Introduction to High-Performance Computing Bootcamp,” held at Berkeley Lab August 7-11. The event was hosted by NERSC in collaboration with the Argonne and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facilities and the Sustainable Horizons Institute and funded by the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project. Read More »

Ana Kupresanin Tapped to Lead Berkeley Lab's Scientific Data Division

September 13, 2023

Ana Kupresanin, has been selected to serve as the next division director for Berkeley Lab's Scientific Data Division in the Computing Sciences Area. Her appointment will be effective October 9, 2023. The announcement follows an extensive international search. Read More »

Epidemiological Modeling in the Exascale Era

September 8, 2023

With funding from DOE’s BRaVE initiative, the Berkeley Lab-led EMERGE project will expand the capabilities of ExaEpi, an exascale-ready epidemiological agent-based model to target six diseases. Read More »

Data Processing Pipeline Transforms Planck Mission Discovery

September 8, 2023

Reijo Keskitalo, a member of SciData’s Computational Cosmology Center, was awarded NASA’s Exceptional Public Achievement Medal for “developing novel tools and approaches for maximizing NASA’s understanding of the universe from the Planck mission data.” Read More »

SULI Program Helps Computing Sciences Area Summer Interns Break New Ground

August 31, 2023

The DOE SULI program is designed to encourage undergraduate students from two- and four-year colleges, post-baccalaureates, and graduate students to pursue STEM careers by providing research internships at DOE national laboratories. Read More »

NERSC Summer Interns Feel the Thrill of HPC

August 22, 2023

https://www.nersc.gov/news-publications/nersc-news/nersc-center-news/2023/nersc-summer-interns-feel-the-thrill-of-hpc/ Read More »

Berkeley Lab Hosts a Record 17 CSGF Fellows

August 21, 2023

This year, the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) welcomed 17 Department of Energy (DOE) Computational Science Graduate Fellows (CSGF) — a record for any DOE Lab in a calendar year. Read More »

“Debfest,” Celebrating Deb Agarwal’s Contributions to Science and Berkeley Lab Culture

July 15, 2023

On Friday, July 7, former Scientific Data Division Director Deb Agarwal’s family, friends, and colleagues gathered at UC Berkeley’s Faculty Club to celebrate her 29-year career and contributions to Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences area—an event jokingly dubbed “Debfest.” Read More »