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Announcement - DEISA-TeraGrid HPC school applications due

The Hotel Santa Tecla Palace, where the event will take place. Image courtesy of the Hotel Santa Tecla Palace.

Applications for the joint EU-US school on High Performance Computing Challenges in Computational Sciences are due 29 August.

The school, which is sponsored by the Distributed European Infrastructure for Supercomputing Applications (DEISA) and TeraGrid, will take place 4-7 October 2010 in Acireale, Catania, Italy.

High-level speakers from the US and Europe will address the following areas in computational science with high relevance for HPC simulations:

  • HPC Challenges and Technology
  • Challenges by Scientific Disciplines
  • Programming
  • Performance Analysis & Profiling
  • Algorithmic Approaches & Libraries
  • Data Intensive Computing and Visualization

Leading scientists in the fields of astrophysics, materials science, nanotechnology, quantum chromodynamics, and plasma physics will present discipline-related talks. The program will benefit graduate students and postdoctoral scholars who use high performance computing to conduct research. For more information on the program and details of the venue, visit .

Apply via the web before 29 August 2010:

US Applicants: .

EU applicants:

(EU applicants may also contact their respective DEISA site).

Applications are being accepted from advanced graduate students and postdoctoral scholars at US and EU institutions through 29 August 2010. Awards will be announced by 6 September 2010. Successful applicants will receive free lodging and meals. US attendees’ travel expenses will be paid by TeraGrid.


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