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Placing Protons Prevents Profligate Reactions

April 23, 2013

Researchers are combining supercomputing simulations and laboratory experiments to help some industrial catalysts reach their full potential. Read More »

ESnet's Inder Monga Selected by Open Networking Foundation

April 22, 2013

The Open Networking Foundation (ONF), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Software-Defined Networking (SDN), has announced the appointment of 12 Research Associates to the organization. ESnet Chief Technologist Inder Monga is one of nine new industry thought leaders named as a Research Associate for the coming year. Read More »

BISICLES Captures Details of Retreating Antarctic Ice

March 30, 2013

A new ice sheet computer model—called Berkeley-ISICLES (BISICLES)—is helping scientists understand retreating Antarctic Ice. Read More »

Taghrid Samak Works to Affect Social Development in Egypt

March 29, 2013

CRD's Taghrid Samak chaired the 2013 EgyptNEGMA conference to choose winning proposals for advancing social development in Egypt. Read More »

ESnet’s Work in SDN, Energy Efficiency Highlighted at Global Networking Conference

March 28, 2013

ESnet’s contribution to the global networking community continues to gain momentum, most recently going up a notch or two with a series of talks, vendor presentations and a demo at OFC/NFOEC 2013, the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition (OFC) and the National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, held March 17-21 in Los Angeles. Read More »

NERSC Intern Wins Award for Computing Achievement

March 27, 2013

Stephanie Cabanela, a student intern in the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center’s (NERSC) Operation Technologies Group was honored with the Bay Area Affiliate National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing award. Read More »

Meeting the Computing Challenges of Next-Generation Climate Models

March 26, 2013

As global climate models improve, they are generating ever larger amounts of data, demanding not just more powerful computers, but entirely new ideas about computing. Berkeley Lab researchers shared challenges and ideas at a recent conference. Read More »

ACM Council Names Kathy Yelick 2013-14 Athena Lecturer

March 21, 2013

The Association for Computing Machinery's Council on Women in Computing (ACM-W) has named Katherine Yelick, Berkeley Lab's Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences, as the 2013-2014 Athena Lecturer. Read More »

Simulations Yield Clues to How Cells Interact With Surroundings

March 21, 2013

Berkeley Lab researchers using supercomputers at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) have developed simulations that help understand the mysterious role of integrin in cell interactions. Read More »

Close Reading of Ancient Light Tells New Cosmic Story

March 21, 2013

Thanks to a supersensitive space telescope and some sophisticated supercomputing, scientists from the international Planck collaboration have made the closest reading yet of the most ancient story in our universe: the cosmic microwave background. Read More »