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ESnet Summer Students: Mentoring The Next Generation of Network Engineers

August 14, 2018

The student interns who come to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) each summer offer many advantages: they are motivated, energetic, and can bring a pair of new eyes to a project. But they are also important because they represent the next generation of researchers and engineers. To capture the best talent, the Department of Energy’s ESnet (Energy Sciences Network) uses its internship program to create a student-to-employee pipeline for Berkeley Lab, where ESnet is located.  Read More

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Recap: ESnet at the 2nd National Research Platform Workshop

August 13, 2018

Last week, several ESnet staff members organized and participated in the second annual National Research Platform workshop, which brought together representatives from more than 100 key institutions that are working to create a nationwide science data network.  Read More

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Second National Research Platform Workshop to Focus on Scaling to a Nationwide Science Data ‘Superhighway’

August 1, 2018

Several ESnet staff members helped organize and are participating in the second annual National Research Platform workshop, held Aug 6-7, 2018 at Montana State University.  Read More

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IU, Energy Sciences Network receive $3.5M grant to help researchers accelerate big data sharing

June 27, 2018

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Indiana University & Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) a three-year, $3.5 million grant to help scientists more efficiently work with massive datasets that have become essential to modern scientific discovery. The funding will create EPOC: Engagement and Performance Operations Center.  Read More

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Computing Sciences Summer Student Program Draws 90-plus Participants

June 7, 2018

Dozens of college students from around the world will spend the next two months at Berkeley Lab as part of the Computing Sciences Summer Student Program.   Read More

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ESnet Site Coordinators Committee Convenes in Berkeley

May 30, 2018

On May 15, ESnet hosted its twice-a-year site coordinators committee meeting. Berkeley Lab Director Mike Witherell welcomed the 23 in-person and nine remote attendees and emphasized the importance of ESnet6.  Read More

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ESnet Staff Take Expertise on the Road to Help Universities Operate Innovative Networks

March 29, 2018

For the past four years ESnet has been transferring their networking expertise to staff at other research and education organizations. As part of the Operating Innovative Networks series, ESnet co-led 23 workshops that reached and estimated 750 network employees at 360 institutions in 39 states and 38 other nations.  Read More

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ESnet Workshop Report Outlines Data Management Needs in Metagenomics, Precision Medicine

February 22, 2018

Like most areas of research, the bioinformatics sciences community is facing an unprecedented explosion in the size and number of data sets being created, spurred largely by the decreasing cost of genome sequencing technology. As a result there is a critical need for more effective tools for data management, analysis and access. Adding to the complexity, two major fields in bioinformatics –…  Read More

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Networking, Data Experts Design a Better Portal for Scientific Discovery

January 29, 2018

These days, it’s easy to overlook the fact that the World Wide Web was created nearly 30 years ago primarily to help researchers access and share scientific data. Over the years, the web has evolved into a tool that helps us eat, shop, travel, watch movies and even monitor our homes. Meanwhile, scientific instruments have become much more powerful, generating massive datasets, and international…  Read More