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DOE Launches Quantum Research Program; Rick Perry Comments

The Energy Department has chosen five Nanoscale Science Research Centers to submit proposals to study quantum computing and information processing methods through a potential three-year, $30 million initiative. DOE said Wednesday it will provide up to $10 million in grants per year on a competitive basis to help the NSRCs …

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DOE Eyes Big Data, Computing Tools for Transportation Energy Efficiency Initiatives

The Energy Department‘s Vehicle Technologies Office has earmarked $2.5 million in fiscal 2018 funds for two new programs that seek to address transportation energy management challenges with big data and high-performance computing platforms. DOE said Tuesday the Big Data Solutions for Mobility initiative looks to create big data tools and algorithms to model urban …

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Lawrence Berkeley Natl Lab Researchers Publish New Study on Thermodynamic Scale of Metastability

Researchers at the Energy Department‘s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory have released a new study that quantifies the thermodynamic scale of metastability on approximately 30,000 known materials. LLNL said Friday the scale helps transform the design and creation of next-generation materials to be used for applications such as semiconductors and pharmaceuticals. “Materials design …

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NSF, DOE Form Cyber Threat Profiling Working Group

The Energy Department‘s Energy Sciences Network and the National Science Foundation‘s Cybersecurity Center of Excellence have organized a working group tasked to develop a threat profile for open science organizations. ESnet said Wednesday the working group comprises scientists and security professionals from HUBzero, iRods, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, California Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Northwestern …

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Michael Witherell Named Berkeley Lab Director

Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at the University of California Santa Barbara, has been approved by the UC Board of Regents to serve as director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Witherell will succeed the departing Paul Alivisatos as LBNL chief and will assume his new role on March 1, …

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Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Unveils Computational Science Research Center; Lynn Orr Comments

The Energy Department’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has opened a new center in an effort to provide universities and research organizations a venue to perform networking and computational science research. Shyh Wang Hall is located at Berkeley Lab and will house DOE’s Energy Sciences Network, National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center …

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DOE: 3 Natl Labs Form Supercomputing Tech Development Alliance

Three Energy Department-funded research centers have forged a partnership that aims to increase scientists’ access to supercomputer technology in efforts to address scientific, national security and environmental problems. DOE said Tuesday the Los Alamos, Sandia and Lawrence Berkeley national laboratories created the Alliance for Application Performance at Extreme Scale to design, procure and implement high-performance computing …

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