ESnet News

ESnet and SURF Offer Hands-On Network Orchestration Lessons at TNC23

August 15, 2023

A sizable delegation from ESnet participated in TNC23 to share with and learn from their peers through multiple presentations, demos, and workshops, including “From Zero to Orchestrated—A Workflow Orchestrator Workshop” organized by ESnet's Chris Cummings and SURFnet's Hans Trompert and Peter Boers.  Read More

ESnet’s EinR Summer Interns Are Visualizing Their Path to a STEM Career

July 26, 2023

Among this summer’s cohort of 53 Experiences in Research high school interns are three from Hawai'i and two from the Bay Area who are working on similar but different network data visualization projects for ESnet.  Read More

ESnet Launches Cloud Connect Service to Support Scientific and Enterprise Workloads 

July 14, 2023

ESnet's new Cloud Connect service carves out a dedicated, high-bandwidth path (up to 10 Gbps) across ESnet6’s 400GE-capable backbone from any supported user facility to the nearest cloud on-ramp.  Read More

ESnet6 Honored with DOE Project Assessment Award

May 9, 2023

Energy Sciences Network’s ESnet6 project was finished more than two years ahead of schedule and significantly under budget. In recognition of this unusual feat, the DOE presented ESnet with a special Project Assessment Award.   Read More

At ESnet, Innovation and Collaboration Build Solutions for Today and Tomorrow

April 26, 2023

Executive Director Inder Monga looks back on ESnet6’s launch and toward the community-based collaborations that users and stakeholders want next from ESnet.  Read More

Combined 'SuperLab' Demonstrates Unique Hybrid Power Plant

April 6, 2023

For 60 minutes in January 2023, a power plant like no other existed in the U.S. Mountain West. It contained a solar array, lithium-ion battery, hydrogen electrolyzers, and a nuclear reactor, all coordinating to provide reliable power. Even more unusual, the plant combined actual and simulated technologies hundreds of miles apart.  Read More

Chin Guok Takes On Role as ESnet’s Chief Technology Officer

December 1, 2022

Chin Guok has been named Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO).   Read More

Inder Monga Introduces ESnet6 at SC22

November 10, 2022

At the upcoming SC22 conference in Dallas, ESnet Director Inder Monga will present the features and future of ESnet6 to give industry leaders an idea of its capabilities.  Read More

ESnet Launches Next-Generation Network to Enhance Collaborative Science

October 11, 2022

ESnet has formally unveiled ESnet6, the newest generation of the U.S. Department of Energy’s high-performance network dedicated to science.   Read More

First ESnet User Meeting to Focus on the Future of Scientific Networking

August 30, 2022

ESnet will host its first-ever user meeting on Oct. 12-13 in Berkeley, Calif. Confab22 is an opportunity for scientists from all domains and around the world to learn about cutting-edge networking technology, share scientific data mobility needs, and help co-design the future of scientific networking.  Read More

Ian Foster to Keynote ESnet6 Unveiling Ceremony

August 18, 2022

On October 11, 2022, Dr. Ian Foster will keynote the unveiling ceremony for ESnet6, the US Department of Energy's (DOE) next-generation network supporting large-scale scientific data movement.  Read More

Vint Cerf to Keynote ESnet6 Unveiling Ceremony

August 12, 2022

On October 11, 2022, Internet pioneer Vint Cerf will keynote the unveiling of ESnet6, ESnet's next-generation network supporting large-scale scientific data movement. ESnet is the United States Department of Energy (DOE)'s dedicated scientific network.  Read More

Deborah Heller Retires After 21 Years of Service to National Labs

June 23, 2022

After 14 years of service as a senior systems engineer at ESnet, Deborah Heller will be retiring at the end of June. Heller came to ESnet in 2008 after seven years at Lawrence Livermore National Lab.  Read More

Registration is open for #ESnet6Week

June 13, 2022

Registration is now open for #ESnet6Week events including the unveiling of the ESnet6 network, Confab22, and more.  Read More

ESnet heads to international conference to share expertise with colleagues at TNC22

June 10, 2022

ESnet will be in Trieste, Italy from June 13-17, 2022 sharing their knowledge about software-defined networking atTNC21, the research and education networking conference.  Read More

Meet Scott Richmond, ESnet's Head of Software Orchestration and Core Data

June 9, 2022

Scott Richmond has been at the Department of Energy's Energy Sciences Network (ESnet) for 11 years, working as both a network engineer and a software engineer in those times. In November 2021, he took over as the group lead for ESnet's new Software Orchestration and Core Data group, a team of software engineers who create software solutions designed to simplify the deployment, management, and ongoing operations of the scientific network.   Read More

X-Ray Crystallography Goes Even Tinier

March 15, 2022

Supported by high-performance computing resources at NERSC, scientists at Berkeley Lab have debuted a new form of X-ray crystallography for small molecules not previously conducive to investigation with crystallography.   Read More

ESnet Plays Key Role in Groundbreaking ARIES 'Digital Twin' Demonstration

February 10, 2022

NREL's ARIES researchers teamed up with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and ESnet on a live demonstration of a microgrid modeling experiment that could have significant impact on energy system research.  Read More

In-Network Caching Shown to Enhance Science Community's Access to Experimental Data

September 20, 2021

An in-network caching trial demonstrated how a network of servers located within a 500-mile region could provide scientists with experimental data faster and more reliably than a single overseas connection.  Read More

Berkeley Lab, UC Berkeley, Caltech to Build Quantum Network Testbed

August 31, 2021

Berkeley Lab and UC Berkeley will be home to a cutting-edge quantum network testbed, thanks to a new five-year, $12.5 million funding award from the U.S. Department of Energy.   Read More