The ASU Advanced Computing Center (A2C2) is seeking talented undergraduate students to attend and/or compete in the 2014 Student Cluster Competition at the Supercomputing Conference in New Orleans, La., November 16-21, 2014. Students with Linux and scientific software experience will enhance Team Sun Devil’s competitiveness.
Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a resume in .pdf format to Charlie Collins at email@example.com. The deadline for applying is April 1, 2014. Selection will take place by May 1, 2014.
In a real-time, non-stop, 48-hour challenge, teams of undergraduate students assemble a small cluster on the SC14 exhibit floor and race to demonstrate the greatest sustained performance across a series of applications. The team of students will design and build a cutting-edge parallel cluster from commercially available components that do not exceed a $2500 retail cost limit and a 15 amp power limit, and work with A2C2 application experts to run and tune the competition codes.
For more information about the competition, visit: http://sc14.supercomputing.org/engage/hpc-interconnections/sc14-student-cluster-competition
You can download the pdf flyer here.
For more information, visit: http://www.cluster2014.org
The National Science Foundation-funded Blue Waters and eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) projects are hosting the 8th Extreme Scaling Workshop Aug 14 – 15, 2014, at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The conference committee seeks submissions of excellent quality addressing the challenges of using, designing, deploying, or integrating infrastructure for both big data analysis and large-scale computation to facilitate scientific discovery.
The Extreme Scaling Workshop 2014 will showcase the discoveries, innovations, and achievements of those who use, build, and/or support advanced architectures at extreme scales around the world. The workshop will also provide a forum among researchers, professional staff, students, HPC center staff, and representatives from funding agencies to explore and discuss current successes and challenges as well as future needs and plans.
The proceedings for the workshop will be submitted to the IEEE Xplore digital library.
For more information, visit https://www.xsede.org/web/xscale/xscale14
If you’re a user of HPC or are responsible for maintaining a High Performance Computing (HPC) resource, this is the workshop for you! In just four days you will learn:
All sessions taught by some of the world’s best experts in HPC. Program details and registration information coming soon at: http://www.linuxclustersinstitute.org/
Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech is hosting the third annual “High Performance Computing in the Life/Medical Sciences” 2-week summer institute. This summer 2-week intensive course (July 29- Aug. 8, 2014) is directed towards eligible undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs interested in further developing their expertise in biology relevant high performance and data intensive computing field. During the course, participants will attend lectures and discussions by leading field members including academic and industrial affiliates and work on a group research project with three other course participants. The course is supported by a NSF Funded Award No. OCI-1124123.
Applications due March 30, 2014. For more information, visit: http://nsfsi.vbi.vt.edu/
XSEDE14 will take place in Atlanta from July 13-18, 2014 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis and will showcase the discoveries, innovations, challenges and achievements of those who utilize and support XSEDE resources and services, as well as other digital resources and services throughout the world.
The theme of XSEDE14 is “Engaging Communities,” to engage both traditional users of digital resources and people who have not traditionally used digital resources but would benefit from their usage.Registration opens Mon, 4/21/14. Visualization Showcase abstracts, Birds of a Feather proposals and poster abstracts—including student poster abstracts—are due on April 21. Additionally, student travel grant applications are due the same day. Details about these opportunities are available in the Call for Participation posted at: https://conferences.xsede.org/xsede14/call-for-participation/
Farnam Jahanian, assistant director for the Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) at the National Science Foundation, will be the keynote speaker at the conference. XSEDE14 registration, schedule and other information can all be found at: http://xsede.org/xsede14/
The CSURE program will give students a synergetic set of knowledge and skills they need to begin using computational methods, as well as provide each student an intensive research experience with a faculty or laboratory mentor.
The program focuses on five different scientific domains: chemistry and material sciences, systems biology, engineering mechanics, atmospheric sciences, and parallel solvers on emergent platforms.
Applications due Feb 15, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.jics.utk.edu/csure-reu/
Graduate students and postdoctoral scholars from institutions in Europe, Canada, Japan and the United States are invited to apply for the fifth International Summer School on HPC Challenges in Computational Sciences, to be held June 1-6, 2014, in Budapest, Hungary.
The summer school is sponsored by the European Union Seventh Framework Program’s Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe Implementation Phase project (PRACE-3IP), U.S. National Science Foundation’s Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project, RIKEN Advanced Institute for Computational Science (RIKEN AICS), and Compute/Calcul Canada.
Leading American, Canadian, European and Japanese computational scientists and HPC technologists will offer instruction on a variety of topics, including:
* Access to EU, U.S., Japanese and Canadian HPC-infrastructures
* HPC challenges by discipline (e.g., bioinformatics, computer science, chemistry, and physics)
* HPC programming proficiencies
* Performance analysis & profiling
* Algorithmic approaches & numerical libraries
* Data-intensive computing
* Scientific visualization
The expense-paid program will benefit advanced scholars from European, U.S., Canadian and Japanese institutions who use HPC to conduct research. Interested students should apply by March 9, 2014. For more information, visit: http://www.prace-ri.eu/International-Summer-School-2014
The program identifies research collaborators with visualization needs and assigns each student to a REU team. Each REU Team consists of a research/science collaborator, a visualization mentor and a visualization REU student. This arrangement fosters collaboration among team members, an appreciation of the visualization process and an understanding of the role visualization plays in discovery and analysis.
Research areas of this site include: computer science, genetics and biochemistry, geophysics, sociology, molecular modeling and simulation, inorganic chemistry, social media, parks recreation tourism management, biological sciences and digital humanities. Students will participate in activities as a member of their REU Team, their Research Lab, and their REU cohort thereby creating a rich, multidisciplinary research experience that will include enrichment lectures, excursions and social events.
Application review will begin in March. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. For more information and to apply see: http://citi.clemson.edu/viz/reu/
The Integrative Computational Education Research Traineeship (ICERT) Research Experience for Undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin transfers the best practices of the NSF IGERT (Integrated Graduate Education Research Traineeship) to undergraduate computational research training. Selected participants will engage in a weeklong computational science training institute for undergraduates presented by the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), additional introductory training in scientific visualization, seminars on innovation and discovery in computational science and engineering, workshops on communicating science to the public, and immersion in a faculty research group with a faculty and graduate student mentor. Participant support: $4,500 stipend, room, board, $500 travel. Eligibility requirements include:
* Sophomore, Junior, Senior graduating in December 2014 or later
* U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
* Majoring in or engaged in computational science or engineering fields
Final deadline: Rolling admission until March 29 with the possibility that positions may be filled before March 29, based on the on-going eligibility and quality of applicants. Application and full details can be found at: http://www.icertreu.org/
Application deadline: March 15, 2014. For more information visit, http://paris.utdallas.edu/REU
For more information, visit: http://cs.gsu.edu/~tcpp/curriculum/?q=edupar
Do you have students who are interested in parallel, scientific, or statistical computing? Our REU Site at UMBC provides an introduction to all these and applies them to interdisciplinary research projects. We expect some background in programming, but the program has been successful for students with only a sophomore class standing. All details, including examples of past summers and a detailed description of the mechanics from a student perspective, at: http://www.umbc.edu/hpcreu/
Students will be matched with a faculty mentor at the beginning of the summer program, and each student will participate in a focused research project. Faculty mentors participating in the program have a broad range of interests in data-intensive computing, from “Big Data” analytics and architectures to biomedical informatics to computational ecology to reliable software engineering, and much more. The program also includes extensive training in tools and technology used in data-intensive computing research, as well as enrichment lectures, excursions, and social events.
Applications preferred by early March 20. For more information visit: http://www.cs.clemson.edu/reu/
This workshop is aimed at campus IT professionals who are responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the campus IT infrastructure in support of research and teaching activities, as well as at those on campus familiar with the research and teaching activities and priorities. Each organization may send up to two attendees to the workshop.
Broadening the Reach: A Cyberinfrastructure Program for Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions is an NSF funded Internet2 project aimed at supporting the enhancement of campus network infrastructure and external connectivity of small colleges and universities, including but not limited to those in EPSCoR states, having notable research projects, even though the institution may not be primarily research-focused. The program will offer two forms of support: workshops focused on campus infrastructures and external connectivity to support research and teaching, and campus visits by consulting specialists to assist with technical implementation.
All meeting information including REGISTRATION can be found here: http://www.internet2.edu/news-events/events/workshops-webinars/broadening-reach-nsf-workshop/
IEEE Women in Engineering International is pleased to invite you to attend our IEEE WIE International Leadership Conference, May 1 – May 3, 2014, in San Francisco, CA. This year our theme is Lead Beyond. Developing Inspirational Women Who Change the World. Please join us as we create communities that fuel innovation, facilitate knowledge sharing and provide support through highly interactive sessions designed to foster discussion and collaboration.
Please register on our conference website which can be found at: http://ieee-wie-ilc.org/registration/
An NCSA-funded program for faculty mentors and undergraduates in applying high-performance computing to problems in science, mathematics or engineering.
Applications deadline: March 21, 2014 at http://www.computationalscience.org/pep/applications/
More information: http://bluewaters.ncsa.illinois.edu/internships/ or http://www.shodor.org/petascale/participation/internships/
The LSU Center for Computation & Technology (CCT) invites you to participate in the 19th Annual Mardi Gras Conference on Application Development for Exascale Computing. The meeting will start Thursday, February 27, 2014, at 9:00 a.m., and run through Saturday, March 1, 2014, approximately 12:30 p.m. Scope & Audience: Application developers have been up against a barrier of scalability when trying to solve large complex problems. This year’s conference is designed to introduce possible solutions to this scalability problem. A series of talks and workshops are planned where the creators of modern runtime systems are put into direct contact with application developers providing an avenue for application developers to hear about innovative, new approaches to computation. Likewise, runtime system groups will educate developers on their capabilities. Hosted by both the Materials Science Group and STE||AR Group at the LSU Center for Computation & Technology, we invite scientists from academia and research labs, postdoctoral researchers, and graduate students working in the wide domain of application development. Join us as we promote the exchange of ideas, experiences and research results, and discuss current challenges in exascale computing. For more information, visit: https://www.cct.lsu.edu/mardigras14
The XSEDE Student Engagement Program is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for a 10-week project experience for this summer. Working with XSEDE researchers and staff, students will make meaningful contributions to research, development and systems projects that benefit the national scientific and computational community. In exchange, students will be provided with travel support for project orientation and to attend the XSEDE14 conference in Atlanta, GA in July, and a small stipend. Projects for 2014 address a wide variety of computational needs. Some of the projects allow students to work remotely (from their home or home institution), although some require the student to be onsite at their supervisor’s institution. All projects will have well-defined work plans, established collaboratively at the orientation meeting. Students are also expected to participate in surveys and other evaluation activities, to help XSEDE track the effectiveness and impact of the program. Available projects are listed at 2014 Student Engagement Projects.
To apply, complete the form online at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/StuEngApplication-2014
Project Descriptions: https://www.xsede.org/student-engagement-projects/. For more information, visit: firstname.lastname@example.org
Broadening the Reach: A Cyberinfrastructure Program for Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions is an NSF funded Internet2 project aimed at supporting the enhancement of campus network infrastructure and external connectivity of small colleges and universities and schools in EPSCoR states having notable research projects, even though the institution may not be primarily research-focused. The program will consist of three Broadening the Research Workshop and up to 30 tiger team campus visits.
The workshop is aimed at campus IT professionals at small colleges and universities and schools in EPSCoR states who are responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the campus IT infrastructure in support of research and teaching activities, as well as at those on campus familiar with the research and teaching activities and priorities. No registration fee. For more information, visit: http://www.broadeningthereach.net/
Visualization plays a significant role in the exploration and understanding of data across all disciplines with a universal goal: gaining insight into the complex relationships that exist within the data. The need to diversify a field with such far reaching influences is imperative. The purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for networking and mentoring among underrepresented groups in the field of visualization. Clemson University (CU) not only hosts the Palmetto Cluster, utilized by CU faculty to run large scale simulations that are later used in visualization, but also features a number of visualization labs and centers that participants will have an opportunity to visit. The workshop, scheduled for February 10-11 2014 at Clemson U in Clemson SC, is designed to inform, inspire and encourage participants to engage in the multidisciplinary dynamics of visualization.Who should apply: Undergraduates, graduate students, post-docs and research scientists with an interest in visualization. Travel expenses (flight or mileage), meals and lodging costs will be provided for workshop participants. The application process begins Tue Oct 1 2013. All application materials must be submitted electronically by Fri Nov 29 2013. All interested persons are encouraged to apply at: http://citi.clemson.edu/bpviz2014/
Send questions to: BPViz2014@gmail.com