ICS@PSU: Institute for CyberScience

Educational Opportunities

 Workshop on NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (March 23, 3–5 p.m., 319 Walker Building)

Antoinette WinklerPrins, the NSF Program Director of Geography and Spatial Sciences, will lead a workshop on applying for Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement (DDRI) awards from the National Science Foundation. This workshop can be specifically helpful to students applying for DDRIs from Geography and Social Sciences Program (GSS), but will also provide tips and pointers helpful to any student applying for NSF funding. Space is limited; register here.

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics Web Workshop (April 6, 10:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.)

Experience the COMSOL Multiphysics modeling workflow firsthand during a hands-on web workshop. We will teach you how to use the software to build a model from scratch as well as how to build a custom app. After registration, a free two week trial will be sent to you before the event. Please register for the hands-on web workshop here.

Linux Cluster Institute Introductory Workshop (May 22–26, University of Wyoming, Laramie) 

Registration is now open for the LCI Introductory Workshop. If you are a Linux system administrator new to HPC, this is the workshop for you! Learn HPC system administration concepts and technologies and how to apply them, get hands-on skills building a small test cluster in lab sessions, and talk to experts in panel discussions. Register by April 30 for a discounted fee! Learn more and register here.

SDSC Summer Institute 2017 (July 31–August 4, San Diego Supercomputer Center)

The San Diego Supercomputer Center Summer Institute is a week-long workshop held at the University of California, San Diego that focuses on a broad spectrum of introductory-to-intermediate topics in High Performance Computing and Data Science. Attendees will learn through highly interactive classes with hands-on tutorials on the Comet Supercomputer. Register by May 5.

TACC Computational Techniques for Life Sciences (June 5–9, 2017, Texas Advanced Computing Center)

The Computational Techniques for Life Sciences Institute is a five day immersive training event for researchers in the life sciences. Participants will learn the basic skills necessary to develop and execute life sciences workflows on large-scale systems, run parallel analyses, use Bash and Python to chain common life sciences applications together to form more complex workflows, and analyze result data in order to gain useful insights. Learn more and register here.

Penn State Institute for CyberScience

Help us build the future. Contact ICS at Penn State.

  • email: ics@psu.edu
  • phone: ICS-ACI Support (i-ASK Center): 814-865-4275 | General Inquiries: 814-867-1467

March 2017

  • Mar 16, 20174:40 pm - 5:30 pm

    Global Risks 2035: The Search for a New Normal

    Dr. Mathew Burrows of the Atlantic Council will present on h…

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  • Mar 23, 20173:00 pm - 5:00 pm

    Workshop on NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

    Antoinette WinklerPrins, the NSF Program Director of Geograp…

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  • Mar 22, 20172:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    ICS-ACI User Social: Conrad Tucker on Virtually Merged Clinics

    How can humans and robots learn from each other in service o…

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  • Mar 30, 201711:00 am - 5:00 pm

    XSEDE HPC Workshop: GPU Programming using OpenACC

    ICS will be hosting a free XSEDE workshop on compiling GPU-c…

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  • Apr 18, 2017 - Mar 19, 201711:00 am

    XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop: MPI

    ICS will be hosting a free XSEDE workshop on MPI programming…

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