High Performance Computing School
The High Performance Computing School
The 2010 HPC School is an intense, 8 day, graduate level course in high performance computing for students in computational sciences and engineering, covering modern super computers, parallel programming and high performance scientific computing.
The HPC School is aimed at recent B.Sc. (Hons) or B.Eng. graduates, and new M.Sc or Ph.D. students in the fields of computational chemistry, applied mathematics, physics, computational biology, bioinformatics, computer science, engineering or other computational or quantitative sciences.
The course will cover the concepts and theory of parallel computers, and programming for parallel systems with MPI, OpenMP and CUDA, using the C, Fortran or python programming languages.
Students need to have second year mathematics or applied mathematics (or equivalent) and programming experience in a high level language: C, Fortran or python.
Students who have a strong background in numerical methods and GNU Octave (or Matlab, Maple or Mathematica) or Java programming may also qualify.
The HPC School will run from Monday 29 November to Monday 6 December, and all attendees will automatically be registered for the Centre for High Performance Computing's National Conference from Tuesday 7 to 9 December and will also attend the HPC Advanced Tutorials on Friday 10 December. The HPC School and Conference take place in Cape Town.
There are no fees for successful applicants. The CHPC will cover the costs of accommodation during the HPC School and Conference as well as return air travel to Cape Town for students from outside Cape Town. Eligible applicants should be registered at a South African university in 2010 or be accepted for graduate study at a South African university in 2011 --- proof of registration or acceptance must be provided.
Students that wish only to attend the National Meeting will have to pay the registration fee of R300.00 per person as well as their own transfers and accommodation if required.
Should you wish to attend the High Performance Computing School kindly complete the attached registration form and return to - you DO NOT have to complete the online registration form this is a separate form for students attending the HPC School and the conference.
SPECIAL ADDED BENEFIT - NON SOUTH AFRICAN STUDENTS
CHPC, IBM South Africa, and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) in Trieste, Italy are pleased to announce they will be sponsoring a limited number of students from outside South Africa to attend the High Performance Computing School and CHPC National Conference 2010 from the 29 November 2010 - 10 December 2010.
Together with the completed registration form, students need to provide a short Biography explaining their interests, personal goals, current educational endeavours to be considered.
There is VERY LIMITED SPACE so all Non South African Students are encouraged to send there registration form and Bio before Friday 29 October 2010 to firstname.lastname@example.org