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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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Computing ALD Kathy Yelick Meets with U.S. Secretary of Commerce

Yelick participated in a meeting with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker. The gathering, organized by Representative Barbara Lee, focused on a trade and energy mission to Africa she is leading. Yelick will represent Berkeley Lab as a part of the delegation.

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August 7 Poster Session Highlights Work by Undergraduate Interns

The work of undergraduate students in Workforce Development & Education and Computing Sciences summer internship programs will be on display during a poster session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Thursday August 7 in the cafeteria. The event provides an opportunity to showcase the breadth of research conducted at the Lab through the experience of the students taking part in the programs.

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Vern Paxson Receives 2015 IEEE Internet Award

Computing Science’s Vern Paxson is a co-recipient of the 2015 IEEE Internet Award for exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology. He and co-recipient KC Claffy were recognized for their “seminal contributions to the field of Internet measurement, including security and network data analysis.” More>

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Lab to House Intel Parallel Computing Center

Codes for studying climate change, chemistry are focus of collaboration. More>

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