Aug 19 – 30, 2013
KTH main campus
Europe/Stockholm timezone

The PDC- Center for High-Performance Computing and the KTH School of Computer Science and Communication (CSC) welcome you to our summer school introductory course on high-performance computing. This course is part of the Swedish National Graduate School in Scientific Computing (NGSSC) and is endorsed by the KTH Computational Science and Engineering Centre (KCSE) Graduate School, both of whom help to sponsor the summer school.

Interested students and researchers (with academic or industrial backgrounds) from all over the world are invited to apply to attend the course, which will be held at the KTH main campus in Stockholm during late August. (Please note that for KTH Masters students, the summer school is available as course number DN2258.)

This course provides the skills needed to utilize high-performance computing (HPC) resources, and includes an introduction to a range of important topics, such as:

  • HPC programming languages, libraries and tools,
  • modern computer architectures,
  • parallel algorithms, and
  • optimizing serial and parallel programs.
Case studies in various scientific disciplines will be used to help illustrate these topics. The course consists of both lectures and guided hands-on lab sessions. Participants who successfully complete the course (including the associated programming project) will be awarded 7.5 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System).

The course is suitable for scientists and graduate students who are interested in high-performance computing. Applicants must be able to communicate in English, and have previous programming experience.

2013 will be the 18th year that the course has been held – participants will become part of the long tradition of the PDC Summer School, which you can read about in the course pages for all the previous years.

Please note that there are a limited number of places available in the summer school, so be sure to register early! Course registration opens on March 15, and closes on June 1, 2013.

KTH main campus
KTH main campus Valhallavägen 79