Today at Berkeley Lab

James Glimm to Give May 13 Talk on Numerical Models of Subgrid Physics

Noted mathematician James Glimm will discuss “Numerical Models of Subgrid Physics” in a Computing Sciences seminar at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13, in the Bldg. 50 auditorium. Glimm, a professor at Stony Brook University, has made fundamental contributions to nonlinear analysis, quantum field theory and CFD. More>

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Lab Staff Participate in ‘Small Act-Big Impact’ Earth Day Campaign

Branden Brough of the Molecular Foundry commutes to work in an electric vehicle, and Linda Vu (pictured) of Computing composts and recycles. These small acts were featured on the Lab’s Twitter feed as part of Los Alamos Lab’s “My Small Act” Earth Day campaign.

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Lab Hosts HPC Broader Community Engagement Workshop

Last week, participants from underrepresented groups in high performance computing (HPC) attended a two-day workshop at Berkeley Lab to improve their research presentation skills in preparation for SC15. More>

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Lab Hosts Albany High Students for Shadow Day 2015

Volunteers from Public Affairs, Engineering, Computing, Materials Sciences, Life Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Facilities, mentored 17 students last Thursday, explaining their jobs, how they arrived at the Lab, education and experience that lead them to the job, and career opportunities at the Lab. More>

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Accelerating Materials Discovery With World’s Largest Database of Elastic Properties

The publication of the largest data set on the complete elastic properties of inorganic compounds increases by an order of magnitude the number of compounds for which such data exists. The research by Kristin Persson, Wei Chen, Maarten de Jong, Mark Asta, Thomas Angsten, and Anubhav Jain also yielded discovery of a new thermoelectric material. More>

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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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