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Berkeley Lab Collaborations Help Illuminate Earth's Biodiversity

October 25, 2023

Researchers in Berkeley Lab’s Applied Mathematics and Computational Research Division and at the Joint Genome Institute, with the help of supercomputers at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center and support from the Department of Energy’s Exabiome Exascale Computing Project, have developed new tools to advance the field of metagenomics and expand scientists’ understanding of our world’s biodiversity. Read More »

Berkeley Lab to Partner with Jefferson Lab to Build $300+ Million High Performance Data Facility Hub

October 16, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the selection of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) as the lead for its new High Performance Data Facility Hub. Jefferson Lab will partner with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) to form a joint project team led by Jefferson Lab. Read More »

2023 Egon Balas Prize Awarded to Berkeley Lab’s Stefan Wild

October 13, 2023

AMCR Director Stefan Wild was awarded the INFORMS Optimization Society’s 2023 Egon Balas Prize for his fundamental contributions to derivative-free optimization. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Staff Honored with Seven Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement

October 11, 2023

Seven Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement will be awarded to Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff at an awards ceremony held on Wednesday, November 8. The Director’s Awards program recognizes the significant achievements of Lab employees. Read More »

Engaging Neuroscience Community Remains Top of Mind for Neurodata Without Borders Team

September 25, 2023

As adoption of the NWB standard and software ecosystem grow, training and data sharing opportunities for the neuroscience community broaden worldwide. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »