NERSCPowering Scientific Discovery Since 1974

Featured Announcements

ERCAP Office Hours this Friday and Next Monday

October 8, 2018 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

Allocations staff will hold virtual office hours via Zoom from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Pacific time) this Friday, October 12, and next Monday, October 15, to assist users finishing up their ERCAP requests.

Read the full post

Multi-Factor Authentication Required for Allocation Year 2019

August 27, 2018 by Sudip Dosanjh

Dear NERSC Users,

Read the full post

NERSC Exascale Science Postdoctoral Fellowships

June 4, 2018

Applications are being accepted for up to 12 postdoctoral fellowship positions at NERSC.  The positions are part of the NERSC Exascale Scientific Applications Program that collaborates closely with top science teams to enable  codes to run efficiently at scale on leading edge supercomputers.  Fellows work in multidisciplinary teams composed of computer, computational, and domain scientists who are preparing codes to use pre-exascale and exascale HPC systems, producing science that truly pushes the limits of high-end computing. The NESAP program is currently targeting at optimizing performance for NERSC's next supercomputer, scheduled to arrive in 2020. 

Read the full post

"NERSC User News" Podcast Launched

May 10, 2018 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

NERSC is always looking for new ways to communicate about upcoming events and share interesting information with users. We have launched a new weekly podcast,entitled "NERSC User News", which is available at and syndicated through iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, and more.

Read the full post

Multi-Factor Authentication Security Enhancement Now Available

February 12, 2018 by Rebecca Hartman-Baker

NERSC is pleased to announce the availability of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA), a new security feature that can help prevent compromise of user accounts. With MFA, when you login you will enter your NIM password plus a One-Time-Password (OTP). At this time, when using MFA at NERSC you will get the OTP via an app (Google Authenticator) on your smartphone or tablet.

Read the full post