The National Institute for Computational Sciences

Crash Course in Supercomputing 2013

Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 1, 8, or 15
206 Hallam Auditorium
Claxton Education Building (map)
University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Crash Course in Supercomputing

About the Course

NICS and JICS are organizing a one-day Crash Course in Supercomputing event designed to provide a survey of the area of high performance computing (HPC). The focus of the course is to give students a brief introduction to the concepts of HPC, as well as introduce the tools and methods for using high performance computers to solve scientific problems.

Apply now for the NICS/JICS Crash Course in Supercomputing. The event is free and will take place on the University of Tennessee - Knoxville campus.

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Course topics

Course topics will include:

  • HPC in the context of scientific computing
  • Concepts of parallel processing
  • Introduction to UNIX/LINUX
  • Programming basics with C
  • Introduction to Message Passing Interface (MPI)

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This section includes pdf-files of the talks offered during the course

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  • Bobby Whitten
  • Daniel Lucio
  • Misha Sekachev

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