Today at Berkeley Lab

Computing’s Ushizima Committed to Coding Outreach

Between her responsibilities as a staff scientist, deputy lead for the Data Analytics and Visualization Group, and a fellow at the Berkeley Institute for Data Science, it seems Daniela Ushizima would look forward to time away from computers. But she often spends a full day teaching young women about computers, coding, robotics, and careers in STEM. More>

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Video Highlights Quantum Computing Research at UC Berkeley

The underlying quantum nature of our world is being revealed through new discoveries in quantum phenomena and information sciences. A video exploring the Berkeley Quantum Information and Computational Center at UC Berkeley features Kathy Yelick, Associate Laboratory Director for Computing Sciences. More>

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Computing Sciences Administrator Tara White Passes Away

White, who served as administrator for ALD Kathy Yelick for the last three years, died unexpectedly on Jan. 31. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, Feb. 7, at 1 p.m. at World Assembly in Oakland. More>

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Feb. 10-11 Workshop on Managing Cosmology Data

Registration is now open for a workshop on “Improving Data Mobility and Management for International Cosmology” to be held Feb. 10-11 at Berkeley Lab. The workshop is sponsored ESnet and Internet2. Early registration is encouraged as attendance is limited and the past two workshops were filled. More>

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New Journal Serves as Interface of Statistics, Atmospheric, Ocean Sciences

The journal — Advances in Statistical Climatology, Meteorology and Oceanography — gives statisticians and researchers specializing in the atmospheric and ocean sciences an outlet to publish the details of their statistical and math developments, which will lead to improved models and methods for the field. More>

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What’s in a (Supercomputer) Name? Katie Antypas Finds Out

Katie Antypas describes how a computer system named after an African-American scientist made a big difference on one NERSC tour she gave. Read her story in the latest in the Panorama series of the Lab’s Diversity and Inclusion Initiative. More>

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Lab Volunteers Energize Grace Hopper Computing Conference

Women from the Lab’s Computing Sciences area delivered talks, volunteered as mentors, and helped organize the conference, a celebration of women in computing. The event, billed as the “world’s largest gathering of women technologists, was held earlier this month. More>

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NPR’s Science Friday Notes NERSC, ESnet , CRD, SLAC Collaboration

National Public Radio’s Science Friday show recently asked listeners to submit their observations of interesting science. Among the favorites selected to highlight was a collaboration between NERSC, ESnet and SLAC, which has used SPOT Suite, a collection of software and data analysis tools developed by the Computational Research Division. More>

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Meet Juliane Mueller, 2014 Alvarez Fellow

Mueller joins Lab’s Center for Computational Sciences and Engineering where she will be developing optimization algorithms for computationally expensive black-box problems. She will discuss her work at a seminar on August 29, at 1 p.m. in Building 50F-1647. More>

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Applications Open for Alvarez Fellowship in Computing Sciences

The fellowship provides recent graduates opportunities to work on important research challenges — from the architecture and software of next generation high performance computing systems to mathematical modeling, material science, biology, astronomy, and climate change. Applications are due Nov. 26. More>

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