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NUCLEI team wins NERSC award
The National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) has announced that NUCLEI investigators James Vary, Pieter Maris, Esmond Ng and Chao Yang have been awarded the NERSC Exascale Science Application Program (NESAP) for "Weakly Bound and Resonant States in Light Isotope Chains Using MFDn -- Many Fermion Dynamics Nuclear Physics."  The project team also includes George Papdimitriou (ISU), Mark Caprio (UND), and Meiyue Shao (LBNL). With this award, the project team, working with NERSC, Cray, and Intel "will undertake intensive efforts to adapt software to take advantage of Cori's Knights Landing manycore architecture and to use the resultant codes to produce pathbreaking science on an architecture that may represent an approach to exascale systems." See additional information about the project and about the full list of 20 awards.
Paper by NUCLEI researcher selected as "Publisher's Pick" in J.Phys. G
The paper "Error estimates of theoretical models: a guide" by Witek Nazarewicz and collaborators Jacek Dobaczewski and P.G. Reinhard has been highlighted by the publisher of Journal of Physics G, who writes: "In every scientific discipline estimating errors is vital to understanding data. This work provides an outstanding guide to uncertainty quantification in nuclear structure models, and acts as a precursor to an upcoming JPhysG Focus Issue on 'Enhancing the interaction between nuclear experiment and theory through information and statistics'."
Papers by NUCLEI researchers selected as "Editor's Suggestions" in PRC
Several recent papers describing NUCLEI physics have been highlighted by the Editors of Physical Review C: Congratulations to these scientists!
Figures from NUCLEI papers selected for PRC Kaleidoscope
A figure showing paths for spontaneous fission of 264Fm from the paper "Spontaneous fission lifetimes from the minimization of self-consistent collective action" by Jhilam Sadhukhan, K. Mazurek, A. Baran, J. Dobaczewski, W. Nazarewicz, and J. A. Sheikh, Phys. Rev. C 88, 064314 (2013) and a figure showing a complex nuclear density simulation from the paper "Nuclear 'pasta' formation" by A. S. Schneider, C. J. Horowitz, J. Hughto, and D. K. Berry, Phys. Rev. C 88, 065807 (2013) have been chosen by the Editors of Physical Review C for the "Kaleidoscope". Congratulations to these researchers!
Article by NUCLEI researchers selected as Physica Scripta highlight
The paper Living on the edge of stability, the limits of the nuclear landscape," by C Forssen, G Hagen, M Hjorth-Jensen, W Nazarewicz, and J Rotureau, Physica Scripta T 152, 014022 (2013), has been chosen by the editors of Physica Scripta for inclusion in the exclusive "Highlights of 2013" collection. Congratulations to these scientists!
DOE awards 204 million processor hours for computational nuclear structure/reactions
The DOE INCITE program has awarded a large number of hours on DOE's Leadership Class computers for NUCLEI computational nuclear physics projects for starting in 2014. More details are available on the 2014 INCITE award.

Announcements (see also Meetings and Job Postings and News Archive)

Postdoc Position in leadership-class computational science at ALCF
The Argonne Leadership Computing Facility is looking for bright young scientists from a wide spectrum of backgrounds, with the common thread being the use of high performance computing at large scale, especially applications targeting the state-of-the-art supercomputer, Mira. See the flyer and job description for details on applying.
Postdoc Position in T-2 Group at Los Alamos
See Job Postings for details.