Michael E. Papka

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Summer training to the extreme

hands on webApplications are now being accepted for two noteworthy summer training programs in Chicago aimed at cultivating future computational scientists. Both opportunities offer intensive, hands-on training on multiple topics, and access to leading experts currently working in the extreme-scale computing space.

BigDataX is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in Chicago. The program has four mentors at two institutions, IIT and University of Chicago, with a variety of complementing expertise from theory to programming languages to distributed systems. Deadline March 17, 2015.

Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) is Argonne’s intensive two-week summer training program on extreme-scale computing. Doctoral students, postdocs, and computational scientists interested in conducting CS&E research on large-scale computers are encouraged to apply. Deadline April 3, 2015.