It’s a new year and Research Computing has many exciting plans for training to help you make the best of the year! Add these events to your calendars. If you have ideas for additional training that would be of the most value to you, contact Marisa Brazil at marisa.brazil@asu.edu.

Workshops

Using Amazon Web Services (AWS) for HPC
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
8 a.m.–noon; open office hours noon–2 p.m.
Computing Commons (CPCOM) 120, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend

CUDA/Open ACC Two-day Workshop
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 to Wednesday, February 22, 2017
9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Brickyard (BYENG) 210, Tempe campus [map]
Register to attend

Resources

Did you know you have access to free XSEDE resources including allocations and workshops?

Learn more about XSEDE.

Opportunities

2017 MoISSI Software Fellowships

The Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MoISSI) is holding its inaugural 2017 Software Fellowship competition. These prestigious awards recognize advanced graduate students and postdocs pursuing the development of software infrastructure, middleware and frameworks that will benefit the broader field of computational molecular sciences, including biomolecular and macromolecular simulations, quantum chemistry and materials science.

Fellows will receive specialized training in state-of-the-art software design principles and tools, and they will engage in outreach and educational efforts organized by the MoISSI. Each Fellow will be assigned a mentor among the Institute’s software scientists, who will oversee their software development efforts and training. Fellows will spend a minimum of one week each year at the Institute headquarters at Virginia Tech to interact with the Software Scientists, members of the MoISSI Board of Directors, members of the Science and Software Advisory Board and other visitors.

Encourage your graduate students and postdocs to apply by Wednesday, February 1, 2017.

Learn more and read the application instructions. Questions? Contact molssi@vt.edu.

Blue Waters Fellowship application

The Blue Waters Graduate Fellowship Program is a unique program for doctoral students funded by the National Science Foundation. As part of this program, several graduate students from across the country will be immersed in a year of focused high-performance computing and data-intensive research. The fellowships will empower the selected doctoral students to advance their HPC knowledge while also providing them with access to Blue Waters and support to accelerate their research.

Encourage your doctoral students to submit all supporting materials except reference letters by 11:59 p.m. PST on Friday, February 3, 2017.

Learn more about the fellowships. Questions? Contact bwgf@ncsa.illinois.edu.

Google Summer of Code

Encourage your students to spend their summer break writing code and learning about open source development while earning a stipend!

Accepted students work with a mentor and become part of the open source community. Many become lifetime open source developers!

Google Summer of Code is open to post-secondary students, age 18 and older in most countries.

Student applications open on Monday, March 20, 2017.

Learn more about Google Summer of Code.

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