IIT Kharagpur is accepting applications from interested participants for a free 3-day online workshop called High Performance Computing for Astronomy and Astrophysics. The workshop is being organised from 20 to 23 September 2021 by the SKA-India Consortium and IIT Kharagpur under the aegis of the National Supercomputing Mission. The workshop aims to cover different aspects relevant for using high performance computing to solve problems in areas of astronomy and astrophysics, which has now started to rely on high performance computing.
The speakers of the course are Abhirup Datta, IIT Indore; Ashish Kuvelkar, CDAC; Bharatkumar Sharma, NVIDIA; Bhaswati Bhattacharyya, NCRA-TIFR Pune; Girish Kulkarni, TIFR Mumbai; Neeraj Gupta, IUCAA Pune; Nishikanta Khandai, NISER Odisha; Pralay Mitra, IIT Kharagpur; Prateek Sharma, IISc Bengaluru; Prayush Kumar, ICTS-TIFR Bengaluru ; Preeti Malakar, IIT Kanpur; Shriharsh Tendulkar, TIFR Mumbai;and Somnath Roy, IIT Kharagpur.
Who Can Take the IIT Kharagpur Free Online Workshop on High Performance Computing?
The workshop on High Performance Computing is available to the following participants:
- Faculty members.
- Postdoctoral fellows.
- Doctoral students.
- Postgraduate students.
- Motivated undergraduate students.
What the IIT Kharagpur Free Online Workshop on High Performance Computing Will Cover?
Some of the topics that will be covered under the course are as follows:
- Introduction to high performance computing.
- OpenMP & MPI with demonstration
- CUDA and GPU optimized codes
- Domain decomposition methods using MPI
- Fluids and magnetohydrodynamics
- Cosmological simulations
- Radiative transfer
- Numerical relativity
- Neutral hydrogen surveys
- Pulsar surveys
- Radio continuum imaging
- Radio transients
Interested participants will have to register before 15 September 2021. However, registration may close earlier if the capacity is met. Those who wish to register are advised to go through the official notification in detail.