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SC22 Student Cluster Competition Goes Hybrid with Chair Steve Leak

November 9, 2022

At the Supercomputing 2022 Conference, teams of high school and undergraduate students will push through to compete in the field of high performance computing (HPC). NERSC HPC Consultant Steve Leak will oversee them as the chair of the SC22 Student Cluster Competition.

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First-Ever Quantum for Science Day Brings HPC and QIS Together

November 7, 2022

On October 24, stakeholders from around the field of quantum information science (QIS) gathered virtually to discuss the state of the discipline at the first-ever Quantum for Science Day, hosted by the Quantum@NERSC team at Berkeley Lab.   Read More »

NERSC Honors Early Career Researchers with 2022 Achievement Awards

October 24, 2022

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

Monterey Data Conference 2022: Ideas and Opportunities for Transforming Science with AI

September 19, 2022

This year’s Monterey Data Conference brought together researchers and representatives from DOE national labs, academia, and industry for a robust program designed around the theme of transforming science with artificial intelligence. Read More »

‘Recovering Scientist’ Calls it a Day

June 22, 2022

Mark Day, a self-proclaimed “recovering scientist” is retiring from NERSC and a 30-plus year career with the University of California system. Read More »

Jeff Broughton Looks Back, and Prepares for the Next Thing

June 22, 2022

After 13 years attending to the nuts and bolts of NERSC, and a long career in high powered computing before that, Deputy for Operations Jeff Broughton will retire at the end of June. Read More »

CUG 2022: NERSC Hosts an ‘Ecosystem of Discovery’ in Monterey

April 26, 2022

NERSC is hosting this year's Cray Users Group meeting in Monterey, Calif. May 2-5. Read More »

NERSC Pursues Growing Opportunities in Quantum Information Science

April 14, 2022

Recognizing that a combination of quantum and classical computing will be key to the application and adoption of quantum information resources, NERSC is preparing for the day QIS-enabled computing will be available to its user community. Read More »

Tina Declerck Named NERSC Deputy for Operations

March 16, 2022

Tina Declerck, Systems Department head at NERSC, has been named deputy for operations, applying her many years of experience managing compute systems at NERSC. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Honored for Contributions to Global Energy Management

February 1, 2022

Berkeley Lab received a 2021 Energy Management Insight Award from the Clean Energy Ministerial for helping to build awareness of ISO 50001 and contributing to global knowledge of energy management implementation. Read More »

NERSC Awards 250K GPU Node Hours on Perlmutter to 16 QIS Projects

January 21, 2022

Following a request for proposals issued in November 2021, NERSC has awarded a total of 250,000 Perlmutter GPU node hours to 16 quantum information science projects. Read More »