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In Memoriam: David Skinner

September 15, 2021

David Skinner, a gifted and highly regarded member of NERSC and the high performance computing community for more than 20 years, passed away unexpectedly in late August. Read More »

HPC Achievement 2021

NERSC Honors Eight Early Career Scientists with Annual HPC Achievement Awards

July 20, 2021

NERSC recently announced the recipients of its annual High Performance Computing Achievement Awards, recognizing eight early-career scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific computation using NERSC resources. Read More »

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Perlmutter Debuts in the Top 5 of the Top500

June 29, 2021

Just weeks after its official unveiling, the new Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC has earned the number 5 position in the Top500 List with a performance benchmark of 64.6 Pflop/s. Read More »

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Berkeley Lab Deploys Next-Gen Supercomputer, Perlmutter, Bolstering U.S. Scientific Research

May 27, 2021

NERSC formally unveiled the first phase of its next-generation supercomputer, Perlmutter, at a virtual event that included government dignitaries, industry leaders, and Dr. Perlmutter himself. Read More »

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With Supercheck21, NERSC Opens International Checkpoint/Restart Dialogue

February 24, 2021

Earlier this month, NERSC hosted the First International Symposium on Checkpointing for Supercomputing (SuperCheck21). This free virtual event drew more than 250 participants from around the world. Read More »


Superfacility Model Brings COVID Research Into Real Time

February 8, 2021

Researchers at NERSC and the Linac Coherent Light Source at SLAC are collaborating to leverage the superfacility model for real-time data analysis in the worldwide quest to decipher the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Read More »

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NERSC, ALCF, Codeplay Partner on SYCL for Next-generation Supercomputers

February 3, 2021

NERSC, in collaboration with the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility, has signed a contract with Codeplay Software to enhance the LLVM SYCL GPU compiler capabilities for NVIDIA A100 GPUs. Read More »