Research IT’s Quinn Dombrowski is the new service manager for BRC Consulting as of July 1, 2017. Dombrowski brings a wealth of consulting experience and leadership to her new role.
Quinn has ten years experience consulting with faculty in humanities, social sciences, and biological...Read more about Research IT's Quinn Dombrowski steps up to lead BRC Consulting
Emerging image technologies took digital humanities to new heights in this year’s statewide CaVraCon , the biennial California Visual Resources Association Conference, which is...Read more about Research IT Staff Present at UC Berkeley CaVraCon
This July, Research IT will be sending three staff members to New Orleans for the first national Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC) conference. Jason Christopher will give a talk on “...Read more about BRC Staff to present at PEARC 2017
Research IT welcomes a UX/Visualization intern, a Journalism and Outreach intern, and two Coding/Database interns to the Berkeley Research Computing (...Read more about Welcome to Berkeley Research Computing's Summer 2017 Interns
Virtual Machine (VM) images are being used more and more widely, across a range of research computation services. With the increasing creation and adoption of VM images, there is a need for maintenance regimes, discovery mechanisms, and curation practices to support researchers whose focus is...Read more about Challenges and Opportunities of VM Image Curation and Discovery
It was her inner environmentalist that lured Asst. Professor Rachel Slaybaugh to Nuclear Engineering. “I have always been an environmentalist,” she explained. “When I was a freshman at Penn State I heard about this existing, large-scale, base load electricity source that didn’t emit air...Read more about Prof. Rachel Slaybaugh optimizes next-generation nuclear reactor design on BRC’s Savio cluster
Singularity is an emerging software tool that facilitates the movement of software applications and workflows between computational environments -- from a researcher’s laptop, to Berkeley’s high-performance...Read more about Singularity on Savio: containerized applications and mobility of computation
Increasingly, the scale of data analysis means that computation can no longer be carried out on a laptop — often the only resource easily available to researchers. And while the...Read more about Sociology research on climate change reporting accelerated by AEoD virtual environments
With a mix of sadness and cheer, we bid Aron Roberts a fond farewell from UC Berkeley, as he retires from the university and pursues other endeavors in the private sector. For the last eight years, Aron has worked with Research IT, and its predecessor, Data Services, as an Application...Read more about Thank You, Aron Roberts!
As a physics student at Princeton University, Assistant Professor Carl Boettiger had no intention of working with computers: he says he was essentially “pulled in by accident.” During his time as an undergraduate, Boettiger gradually broadened his interests from physics, which he believed to be...Read more about Notebook environments support Prof. Carl Boettiger's ecosystem modeling and data sharing