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Kjiersten Fagnan to Report on Vibrant JGI-NERSC Collaboration

July 15, 2024

Tune in Monday, July 22 at 1:30 p.m. PDT on Zoom to learn about NERSC's vibrant collaboration with JGI—past successes, scientific discoveries, and the path forward—with JGI Chief Informatics Officer Kjiersten Fagnan. Read More »

Zaida McCunney Retires After 25 Years at Berkeley Lab

July 8, 2024

NERSC Administrative Supervisor Zaida McCunney retired at the end of June after a long career at Berkeley Lab. Read More »

CS Chang to Speak on State of Fusion Research at NERSC

June 12, 2024

NERSC was founded in 1974 to support nuclear fusion research – and on June 24, the NERSC@50 seminar series returns to those roots as Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory researcher CS Chang presents on his work and the state of fusion research at NERSC. Read More »

Dula Parkinson to Present on ALS and Superfacility for NERSC@50

June 10, 2024

The NERSC@50 seminar series continues on June 17 with Dula Parkinson, the Program Lead for Diffraction and Imaging at the Advanced Light Source (ALS) at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a proud NERSC user since 2010. The seminar, in honor of NERSC’s 50th anniversary, will take place at 1:30 p.m. PDT on Zoom. Read More »

David Baker Talks Protein Design on June 3

June 2, 2024

On June 3 at 1:30 p.m. PDT, the NERSC@50 seminar series welcomes David Baker of the Institute for Protein Design at the University of Washington. Join us for his presentation on prediction and design of protein interactions and how he’s using NERSC resources in his work to solve some of humanity's pressing problems. Read More »

Manos Mavrikakis to Deliver Next NERSC@50 Seminar

May 9, 2024

The NERSC@50 seminar series celebrating NERSC’s 50th anniversary continues Monday, May 20, at 1:30 p.m. on Zoom, with Manos Mavrikakis of the University of Wisconsin-Madison discussing the reaction-driven formation of novel active sites on catalytic surfaces. Read More »

NERSC@50 Seminar Series Kicks off April 15

April 8, 2024

In celebration of NERSC’s 50th anniversary, NERSC staff and users will gather online for the NERSC@50 seminar series, a special collection of talks reflecting on NERSC’s legacy of advancing science through HPC and what’s on deck for the next 50 years. Read More »

NERSC Quantum Team Wins Prestigious Hans Meuer Award

March 26, 2024

A team studying quantum computing at Berkeley Lab has been awarded the prestigious Hans Meuer Award, which annually recognizes the most outstanding paper submitted to the ISC High Performance computing conference in Hamburg, Germany. Read More »

"A Problem Solver and a Forward Thinker": Jackie Scoggins Reflects on Time at NERSC

February 23, 2024

Former NERSC systems analyst Jackie Scoggins reflects on her time at NERSC as part of In Their Own Words, a Q&A series celebrating NERSC's 50th anniversary. Read More »

50 Years of NERSC Firsts

January 25, 2024

From its humble beginnings in 1974 to today, we present NERSC firsts and highlights over its 50 year history. Read More »

NERSC Celebrates 50 Years in 2024

January 4, 2024

In 2024, NERSC will celebrate the latest of many milestones: 50 years of service to the global science community. Read More »

NERSC 50th Anniversary Year Kicks Off at SC23

November 29, 2023

The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) turns 50 in 2024, and celebrations are already underway. Read More »

Perlmutter System Played Role in Two 2023 Gordon Bell Prize Winning Projects

November 17, 2023

The two teams that were awarded the 2023 ACM Gordon Bell Prize and the first-ever Gordon Bell Climate Modeling Prize both used the Perlmutter supercomputer as part of their winning research efforts. Read More »

Five Early-Career Researchers Honored with NERSC Achievement Awards

November 9, 2023

At the November NERSC User Group monthly meeting, five NERSC users were honored with NERSC High Performance Computing (HPC) Achievement Awards, which annually recognize early-career scientists who have made significant contributions to scientific computation using NERSC resources. Read More »

Berkeley Lab CS Area to Share Computing Expertise at SC23

November 7, 2023

Berkeley Lab researchers, scientists, and engineers are participating in a variety of tutorials, workshops, panels, technical papers, and posters as part of SC23's technical program. Read More »

Perlmutter Supercomputer Supports Two 2023 Gordon Bell Finalists

November 6, 2023

The Perlmutter supercomputer at NERSC helped two research projects become nominated for the Gordon Bell Prize, to be awarded at SC23. Read More »

Sudip Dosanjh to Focus on NERSC’s Past, Present, and Future in Featured Presentation at SC23

November 6, 2023

As part of the kickoff of NERSC’s 50th anniversary in 2024, NERSC Director Sudip Dosanjh will reflect on the facility’s first 50 years and look ahead to the next exciting chapters during a featured presentation in the DOE booth at SC23. Read More »

Berkeley Lab to Partner with Jefferson Lab to Build $300+ Million High Performance Data Facility Hub

October 16, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the selection of Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) as the lead for its new High Performance Data Facility Hub. Jefferson Lab will partner with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) to form a joint project team led by Jefferson Lab. Read More »

Berkeley Lab and NERSC Staff Honored with Six Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement

October 10, 2023

Six Director’s Awards for Exceptional Achievement will be awarded to Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff at an awards ceremony held on Wednesday, November 8. The Director’s Awards program recognizes the significant achievements of Lab employees. Read More »

DOE's First ‘Intro to HPC’ Bootcamp Focuses on Energy Justice and a New Model for Workforce Development

September 13, 2023

"Energy justice and workforce development were the driving themes of the DOE’s first “Introduction to High-Performance Computing Bootcamp,” held at Berkeley Lab August 7-11. The event was hosted by NERSC in collaboration with the Argonne and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facilities and the Sustainable Horizons Institute and funded by the DOE’s Exascale Computing Project" Read More »

NERSC Accepting NESAP for Workflows Applications

September 11, 2023

Through October 2, NERSC is accepting applications from NERSC projects for NESAP for Workflows. Chosen teams will work with NERSC for one year to prepare for and better utilize advanced workflow capabilities such as hardware acceleration, reconfigurable storage, advanced scheduling, and integration with edge services, as well as alignment with the Integrated Research Infrastructure (IRI) initiative. Read More »

NERSC Summer Interns Feel the Thrill of HPC

August 22, 2023

Through the STEM Core program, students at Oakland’s Laney College have been working hard as summer interns at NERSC, preparing for further course work and future careers in HPC. Read More »

James Botts Reflects on a Decade at the State of the Art

July 10, 2023

NERSC HPC engineer James Botts retired June 29 as the longest-serving member of the Computational Systems Group. After a decade at NERSC, he reflects on his career, changes in HPC, and what comes next. Read More »

Antypas to Oversee NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure

July 5, 2023

Katie Antypas, division deputy at NERSC, has accepted a short-term position at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the office director in the Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure. In that role, her responsibilities will include overseeing the progress, acquisition, and provision of advanced computing and data, as well as networking resources, tools, and services for the academic and educational communities that the NSF supports. Read More »

Richard Gerber Named Hardware and Integration Director for ECP

June 21, 2023

Richard Gerber, HPC Department Head and Senior Science Advisor at NERSC, is taking on a new position as Hardware and Integration Director at the Exascale Computing Project, a collaborative effort across DOE labs to support exascale computing. Read More »

Rollin Thomas Recognized for Contributions to Project Jupyter

June 20, 2023

National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) engineer Rollin Thomas has been selected as a Project Jupyter Distinguished Contributor in appreciation of “substantial contributions to Jupyter itself in both quality and quantity over at least two years.” Read More »

NERSC and the HPC Community Bid Farewell to Cori Supercomputer

May 17, 2023

After nearly seven years of service, thousands of user projects, and tens of billions of compute hours, the Cori supercomputer at NERSC will be retired at the end of May. Read More »

Programming Environments and Models Group Addresses Shifting Needs of Users and HPC

May 4, 2023

As the HPC landscape grows in size and complexity, a new group at NERSC, the Programming Environments and Modeling Group, is addressing the expanding needs of the NERSC user community. Read More »

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 »

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 »

‘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 »

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 »

Quantum Information Science at Perlmutter

November 9, 2021

NERSC is seeking proposals to conduct research using NERSC’s Perlmutter supercomputer in the area of quantum information science. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Berkeley Lab Women of Quantum Computing Go Tiny in Big Ways

June 23, 2021

In the Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences Area, the future of quantum information science is being driven in part by a group of women scientists who see that future - and theirs along with it - as quite bright. Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

NERSC Hosts Virtual GPU Hackathon

September 11, 2020

Like most conferences, seminars, and workshops taking place this year across the country and around the world, the recent GPU hackathon hosted by NERSC was a fully virtual affair that served as an innovative model for what could be the next generation of HPC hackathons. Read More »

NERSC Summer Students Take Deep Learning to the Next Level

September 1, 2020

NERSC summer students this year focused on applying deep learning methods to an array of science applications, from weather and climate modeling to improving I/O scaling for GPUs. Read More »

DOE Honors NERSC Efficiency Optimization Team

August 20, 2020

The NERSC Efficiency Optimization Team was honored with a 2020 Department of Energy Sustainability Award in the Sustainable HPC/Data Center category. Read More »

ALCC Awards 4.45M Compute Hours at NERSC to 16 Projects

August 6, 2020

Sixteen research teams have been awarded a total of 4.45 million compute hours at NERSC through the 2020-2021 DOE Office of Advanced Scientific Computing Research’s Leadership Computing Challenge Read More »

Time is Ticking Away for NERSC Time Capsule of ‘Exotic Tech’

May 29, 2020

In 2006, staff members at NERSC created a time capsule, filling two bright orange canisters with various bits of then-current technology and sealing them up to be opened at the SC20 Conference, scheduled for November 15-20. Read More »

NERSC One of Early Adopters of New NVIDIA Chip

May 14, 2020

More than 6,000 A100 chips will be included in NERSC’s next-generation Perlmutter system that will be deployed at Berkeley Lab later this year. Read More »

NERSC’s Katie Antypas Steps Into New Role at Exascale Computing Project

May 8, 2020

NERSC's Katie Antypas will serve as ECP's new Director for the Hardware & Integration Focus Area Read More »

NERSC Finalizes Contract for Next-Generation Supercomputer

May 4, 2020

NERSC has moved another step closer to making its next-generation GPU-accelerated supercomputer available to the science community this year. In mid-April, NERSC finalized its contract with Cray for the Perlmutter system, Phase 1 of which will be deployed in late 2020. Read More »

Next-Generation HPC: NERSC Rolls Out New Community File System

April 13, 2020

Recognizing the evolving data management needs of its diverse user community, NERSC recently unveiled the Community File System, a long-term data storage tier developed in collaboration with IBM that is optimized for capacity and manageability. Read More »

NERSC, ESnet Continue to Deliver Supercomputing, Networking Support for Nation’s Scientists during Pandemic

April 1, 2020

While people around the world hunker down in their homes to try to slow the advance of the COVID-19 virus and many services have decreased or stopped, NERSC and ESnet continue to provide critical computing and networking resources to thousands of scientists, including some who are exploring ways to fight the pandemic. Read More »

Less is More: LBNL Breaks New Ground in Data Center Optimization

February 18, 2020

Berkeley Lab's decades of expertise in energy-efficient data centers is now being applied to NERSC resources through the Efficiency Optimization Project, a collaboration between NERSC, ETA, and Sustainable Berkeley Lab that is using operational data analytics to optimize cooling systems and save electricity. Read More »

NERSC Announces 2019 Early Career HPC Achievement Awards

January 10, 2020

Three young scientists who are avid users of supercomputing resources at NERSC have been chosen to receive 2019 High Performance Computing Early Career Achievement Awards. Read More »

NERSC Hosts HPCXXL, GPFS User Group Meetings

October 7, 2019

More than 100 people attended the recent HPCXXL and GPFS user meetings hosted by NERSC at Berkeley Lab. NERSC recently hosted two user group meetings at Berkeley Lab: HPCXXL, an international group previously known as SPXXL - and IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS). Held the week of September 23rd and attended by more than 100 users - including representatives from Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories - these meetings provided an opportunity for sites with large supercomputing and storage… Read More »

Mural for Perlmutter System Unveiled

October 1, 2019

NERSC has unveiled the mural that will grace the cabinets of its next major high-performance computing system. The mural pays tribute to the system's namesake, Nobel Laureate Saul Perlmutter. The Berkeley Lab physicist led the team whose work at NERSC contributed the 2011 Nobel prize-winning insight that the universe’s expansion is speeding up. Read More »

NERSC, ECP Host OpenMP Hackathon for Energy-Efficient Architectures

August 30, 2019

NERSC and the Exascale Computing Project’s SOLLVE and ECP Training programs joined forces to sponsor a four-day OpenMP hackathon at Berkeley Lab, August 27-30, 2019. Read More »

First Monterey Data Conference does Deep Dive into Deep Learning for Science

August 13, 2019

The Computing Sciences Area at Berkeley Lab joined forces with the Association for High Speed Computing to organize and support the inaugural Monterey Data Conference, held August 5-8 in Monterey, Calif. Read More »

2019 ALCC Program Supports 10 Research Teams With 4 Million Node-Hours at NERSC

August 7, 2019

Each year, the DOE ALCC program awards computing time at Lawrence Berkeley, Argonne, and Oak Ridge National Laboratories to scientists from industry, academia, and national laboratories whose work emphasizes high-risk, high-payoff simulations in energy-related fields. Read More »

DL4Sci Workshop Puts New Data Analysis Tools into Scientists' Hands

July 30, 2019

NERSC recently hosted its first Deep Learning for Science School, with more than 175 scientists and students from DOE labs and university research groups participating in the week-long workshop. Read More »

NERSC Hosts First ‘GPUs for Science’ Workshop

July 12, 2019

More than 300 people from multiple national laboratories, academia, and industry attended the inaugural “GPUs for Science” workshop at Berkeley Lab, held July 2-3, 2019. Read More »

First Krell Institute Corones Award Goes to NERSC's Hartman-Baker

July 10, 2019

Rebecca Hartman-Baker, who leads NERSC's User Engagement Group, is the inaugural recipient of the Krell Institute’s James Corones Award in Leadership, Community Building, and Communication. Read More »

NERSC, Cray, NVIDIA Share GPU Expertise at First Hackathon for Future Perlmutter Users

May 20, 2019

As part of the NERSC Exascale Science Application Program, NERSC recently hosted the first NERSC-9/Perlmutter hackathon to begin preparing key users for the next-generation architecture of the Perlmutter system. Read More »

NERSC's Edison Supercomputer to Retire after Five Years of Service

May 9, 2019

NERSC’s Edison supercomputer opened for production use on January 14, 2014. Now, after more than five years of providing supercomputing capability to Department of Energy projects, the system will be retired on May 13, 2019. Read More »

The ‘Little’ Computer Cluster That Could

May 7, 2019

NERSC's Parallel Distributed Systems Facility (PDSF) cluster, which had served as a steady workhorse in supporting groundbreaking and even Nobel-winning research around the world since the 1990s, switched off last month. Read More »

New NESAP Teams Start Prepping Applications for Next-Generation Perlmutter Architecture

March 27, 2019

NERSC has announced the latest round of NERSC Exascale Science Application Program (NESAP) teams that will focus on simulation, data analysis, and machine learning applications to prepare workloads for NERSC’s next supercomputer, Perlmutter. Read More »

NERSC, NVIDIA to Partner on Compiler Development for Perlmutter System

March 21, 2019

NERSC has signed a contract with NVIDIA to enhance GPU compiler capabilities for Berkeley Lab’s next-generation Perlmutter supercomputer. Read More »

NESAP Hosts First NERSC-9 GPU Hackathon for Application Developers

February 20, 2019

As part of NERSC’s commitment to preparing users and their applications for its next-generation Perlmutter supercomputer, the NERSC Exascale Science Applications Program recently hosted the first NERSC-9 GPU hackathon. Read More »

Long-time NERSC User Honored for Climate Modelling Work

February 12, 2019

Warren M. Washington—a long-time and distinguished NERSC principal investigator—was awarded the 2019 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement today. Read More »

NERSC Tape Archives Make the Move to Berkeley Lab’s Shyh Wang Hall

February 8, 2019

NERSC has embarked on a two-year archival data transfer project from its former home in Oakland, Calif. to two new tape libraries in Berkeley Lab's Shyh Wang Hall. Read More »

NERSC Adds New Layer of Security with MFA Authentication Requirement

January 14, 2019

Beginning this month, multi-factor authentication, a password security measure that provides extra protection against phishing and other digital security threats, will be required to access online resources at NERSC. Read More »

NERSC’s Debbie Bard Appointed Group Lead for Data Science Engagement

January 10, 2019

Bard had been acting lead for the Data Science Engagement Group since March 2018. Read More »

IceCube Research Garners Best Paper Award at IEEE Machine Learning Conference

December 21, 2018

NERSC and Berkeley Lab staff were among the co-authors on a neural network paper that won the Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Machine Learning and Applications in Orlando, FL this month. Read More »

NERSC Staff to Showcase Analytics Expertise at AGU Fall Meeting

December 9, 2018

This year NERSC’s presence at the annual fall meeting of the American Geophysical Union is larger than ever before, thanks in part to their strides in machine- and deep-learning-based data analytics for two fundamental challenges in climate science. Read More »

NERSC Users Begin Implementing MFA for Higher Security Access to Cori

December 6, 2018

Starting this January, all NERSC users will be required to use multi-factor authentication, a security measure that provides greater protection than regular passwords against phishing and other modern threats to digital security. Read More »

UC Davis Takes Home the Gold in Berkeley Lab-Hosted Regional CyberForce Competition

December 3, 2018

In a face-off between four university teams from California hosted at Berkeley Lab and more than 60 teams representing six other national labs, the University of Central Florida emerged as the national winner of the U.S. Department of Energy's fourth annual CyberForce Competition. Read More »

Four College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition

November 28, 2018

Four teams from California colleges will square off at Berkeley Lab on Dec. 1 as part of the DOE’s fourth collegiate CyberForce Competition. The event aims to address the cybersecurity capability gap and increase awareness around energy critical infrastructure. Read More »

NERSC-led Team Vies for ACM Gordon Bell Prize at SC18

November 7, 2018

A NERSC-led team is among the finalists for this year’s Gordon Bell Prize to be awarded at SC18 next week. The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) sponsored-prize is awarded each year to recognize outstanding achievements in high-performance computing. Read More »

Student Cluster Team Has Strength in Diversity

November 6, 2018

With 16 teams from four continents competing, this year's Student Cluster Competition at SC18 reflects the diversity embodied in one local team: Oakland’s Laney College. Read More »

NERSC Recognized by NASA for Contributions to Planck Mission

September 17, 2018

A pioneering agreement between the DOE and NASA guaranteed that NERSC would provide the HPC support essential to the Planck mission's success. And for that support, NERSC was recently recognized with a NASA Group Achievement Award. Read More »

NERSC Hosts First ‘Big Data Summit’

July 20, 2018

Some 75 researchers and data scientists attended the Big Data Summit 2018, hosted by NERSC on Wednesday, July 18. Read More »

Berkeley Lab CS Staff Play Integral Role in ISC18

June 23, 2018

Numerous Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff will be participating in the ISC18 conference June 24-28 in Frankfurt, Germany. Read More »

Physicists and Machine Learning Experts Team Up to Tackle the TrackML Challenge

June 11, 2018

Machine learning experts, computer scientists and physicists have partnered with Kaggle on the TrackML Particle Tracking Challenge, a competition designed to inspire the development of an algorithm that can quickly reconstruct particle tracks from 3D coordinates left in silicon particle detectors following millions of particle collisions. Read More »

Computing Sciences Summer Student Program Draws 90-plus Participants

June 7, 2018

Dozens of college students from around the world will spend the next two months at Berkeley Lab as part of the Computing Sciences Summer Student Program. Read More »

New Look Coming to NERSC Login Page

May 21, 2018

NERSC rolls out a redesigned login page on June 11. Read More »

NERSC's Debbie Bard Delivers Google I/O Talk on Machine Learning in Science

May 15, 2018

NERSC’s Debbie Bard gave a presentation May 10 during Google I/O, Google’s annual developer’s conference, where she talked about how machine learning and deep learning are being used in cosmology to explore the large-scale structure of the universe. Read More »

First Data Study Trip a Success

February 5, 2018

Berkeley Lab hosted students from the IT Academy at El Cerrito High School on the first-of-its-kind Big Data Study Trip. Read More »

Berkeley Lab Staff Get Improved Runtime Features Added to OpenMP Standard

February 5, 2018

Two Berkeley Lab Computing Sciences staff members were instrumental in getting critical new runtime features added to the OpenMP Technical Report (TR) 6 standard document, the precursor document for the official OpenMP 5.0 release, slated for release at SC18. Read More »

HPC4Mfg Program Seeking New Proposals

February 1, 2018

The fifth HPC4Mfg program solicitation round, which opened February 1, is seeking concept papers that spur the use of national lab supercomputing resources and expertise to advance innovation in clean energy technology. A total of up to $3 million is available to support a portfolio of projects with national impact on energy efficiency. Read More »

Berkeley Lab-led Collaborations Honored for HPC Innovation Excellence

January 8, 2018

Two Berkeley Lab-led projects—Celeste and Galactos—were honored with Hyperion Research’s 2017 HPC Innovation Excellence Award for "the outstanding application of HPC for business and scientific achievements." Read More »

Berkeley Lab Staff to Participate in Major Machine Learning Conference

December 1, 2017

Berkeley Lab’s growing involvement in deep learning research and development will be evident next week when several staff members present papers and posters for the first time at the 2017 Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS). Read More »

New 'Storage 2020' Report Outlines Vision for Future HPC Storage

December 1, 2017

A new report, “NERSC Storage 2020,” provides a detailed roadmap and NERSC’s storage vision to address the overwhelming data storage challenges the science community is expected to face over the next decade and beyond. Read More »

2017 Techwomen Foster Collaborations at Berkeley Lab and Around the Globe

October 16, 2017

Berkeley Lab's Daniela Ushizima, Romy Chakraborty and Jackie Scoggins are collaborating with two Techwomen—Patu Ndango from Cameroon and Rim Abid from Tunisia—on quality control methods for constrained environments. Read More »

NERSC Staff Help Support Diversity in Computing at 2017 Tapia Conference

October 11, 2017

A number of NERSC staff participated in the 2017 Richard Tapia Celebration of Diversity in Computing, held September 20-23 in Atlanta, GA. Read More »

2017 Nobel Prize Recipient a Former NERSC PI

October 5, 2017

Joachim Frank, a recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, developed the computational methods central to 3D image reconstruction in cryo-electron microscopy. Read More »