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In Memoriam: Dave Stevens

October 3, 2013

David F. Stevens, whose lab career spanned 40 years during which he worked for every lab director except Ernest Lawrence, has died. He began his career as a mathematical programmer and continued working at the lab as a guest scientist until 2000. Read More »

Computing Sciences Staff Share Expertise at Grace Hopper Conference

October 2, 2013

Five women in Computing Sciences contributed to outreach, networking and recruiting efforts at the recent 2013 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) conference. Read More »

October 2013 - NewsBytes

October 1, 2013

NewsBytes from the October 2013 Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Newsletter. Read More »

October 2013 - New Employee Profiles

October 1, 2013

Introducing: Nick Buraglio, Reijo Keskitalo, Kathy Kincade, Andrew Myers and Mechaka Gardner. Read More »

Scientists See Better Climate Models, Warmer Future

September 28, 2013

Michael Wehner of CRD was one of two lead authors and many contributors to a newly released IPCC climate assessment report. Among the findings in Wehner's chapter on long-term climate change were that most continents will continue to warm and rain and snowfall patterns will continue to shift worldwide. Read More »

Supercomputers Helping Blaze Path to Cleaner Combustion

September 27, 2013

At Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, applied mathematicians using supercomputers are working directly with combustion scientists to better understand the complex chemistry of combustion to develop devices that burn cleaner, are more efficient and can burn renewable fuels. Read More »

Special Feature: Five Questions for Sudip Dosanjh

September 27, 2013

In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy’s focus on supercomputing in the month of September, Dosanjh answers five questions about supercomputers, rewards and challenges of running NERSC, and the return on DOE's invesment in supercomputing. Read More »

Clot Busting Simulations Test Potential Stroke Treatment

September 24, 2013

Researchers are using computer simulations to investigate how ultrasound and tiny bubbles injected into the bloodstream might break up blood clots, limiting the damage caused by a stroke in its first hours. Read More »

Special Feature: Supercomputers Map Our Changing Climate

September 23, 2013

In honor of DOE's supercomputing month, here's a look at how researchers are using NERSC’s state-of-the-art supercomputers to learn about earth’s changing climate. Read More »

Special Feature: Five Questions For Kathy Yelick

September 23, 2013

In conjunction with the U.S. Department of Energy’s focus on supercomputing in the month of September, Yelick answers five questions about what intrigues her about supercomputers, how they can help save our world, and why more students aren’t going into computing as a career. Read More »