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NERSC User Day February 13 - Trends, Discovery, and Innovation in HPC

February 10, 2013 by Francesca Verdier

All members of the Berkeley Lab community, as well as those who have registered for the NERSC Users Group meeting, are welcome to  join us for the NERSC User Day this February 13, 2013, in the Building 50 auditorium at Berkeley Lab.

The theme of the User Day is Trends, Discovery, and Innovation in High Performance Computing:


9:00 – The Future of High Performance Scientific Computing, Kathy Yelick, Berkeley Lab Associate Director of Computing Science

9:45 – NERSC Today and in the Next 10 Years, Sudip Dosanjh, NERSC Director


11:00 – Discovery of the Higgs Boson and the role of LBNL and World-Wide Computing, Ian Hinchliffe, Berkeley Lab

11:30 – Discovery of the Θ13 Weak Mixing Angle at Daya Bay Using NERSC and ESnet, Craig Tull, Berkeley Lab


1:30 – The Materials Project: Combining density functional theory calculations with supercomputing centers for new materials discovery, Anubhav Jain, Berkeley Lab

2:00 - Python in a Parallel Environment, David Grote, Berkeley Lab

2:30 - OpenMSI: A Mass Spectroscopy Imaging Science Gateway, Ben Bowen, Berkeley Lab

3:15 - Towards an ALS Data Pipeline and Analysis Framework at NERSC, Jack Deslippe & Craig Tull, Berkeley Lab

3:45 - Large Sparse Matrix Problems in Ab-initio Nuclear Structure Calculations, Pieter Maris, Iowa State University

4:15 -  iPython Notebook, Fernando Perez, UC Berkeley

 See NERSC User Group 2013 Annual Meeting.