Berkeley Lab researchers have described mathematically the successive stages in the complex evolution and disappearance of foamy bubbles, a feat that could help in modeling industrial processes in which liquids mix or in the formation of solid foams such as those used to cushion bicycle helmets.
Math of Popping Bubbles in a Foam
Aydın Buluç Wins 2013 DOE Early Career Award
Bert de Jong to Lead CRD’s Scientific Computing Group
Brain Browser Holds Promise for Precision Medicine
Aydın Buluç of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (Berkeley Lab’s) Computational Research Division (CRD) has been honored with a 2013 Department of Energy’s (DOE) Early Career Award for his work on energy-efficient parallel graph and data mining algorithms.
Researchers from Berkeley Lab, UCSF and Oblong Industries presented a prototype of their brain simulation and innovative navigation interface at UCSF’s OME Precision Medicine Summit on Thursday, May 2. Experts believe that this visualization holds promise for the field of precision medicine.
Bert de Jong of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has been named the new leader of the Scientific Computing Group in Berkeley Lab’s Computational Research Division (CRD). De Jong will join Berkeley Lab on July 1.
James Sethian, an applied mathematician who leads the Mathematics Grooup at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, was one of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 14 countries elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.
Since its launch in 1999, the SuperLU software library for solving sparse linear systems of equations has become the third most downloaded software at Berkeley Lab. Between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2012, SuperLU was downloaded 24,303 times, nearly a 50 percent increase over the 16,876 downloads the previous year.