5-7 December 2016
Cineca - Casalecchio di Reno (BO)
CET timezone

Description:

The course is made in collaboration with MaX, the European center of excellence (http://www.max-centre.eu/).
It will focus of the main codes used by the material science community (namely, Quantum Espresso, Siesta, Yambo, ...) introducing their architecture and usage. The course will explain how the codes exploit petascale systems, targeting in particular to PRACE Tier 0 systems, and how they are moving to the exascale era, with specific attention to hybrid, accelerated architectures.

Topics:

  • Introduction to MaX infrastractures (Cineca Tier 0 Marconi, CSCS infrastructure).
  • Introduction to some of the main code used by the material science community: QE, Siesta, Yambo, qe-lammps.

Target Audience:

Computational scientists

Pre-requisites:

Use of hpc infrastructure, knowledge of one or more of the codes used in this course

Grant:

A grant of 300 EUR (for foreign students) and 150 EUR (for Italian students) will be available for participants not funded by their institution and not working in the Bologna area.
Some documentation will be required and the grant will be paid only after a certified presence of minimum 80% of the lessons and about 1 month after the ending of the course.
For further information about how to submit for the grant, please wait the confirmation email that you are accepted to the course about 3 weeks before the date of the beginning of the lessons. 
 

The lunch for the 3 days will be provided by Cineca.


Course Organizers:
Giovanni Erbacci (Cineca)
Carlo Cavazzoni (Cineca)
Fabio Affinito (Cineca)
Claudio Gheller (CSCS)
Anton Kozhevnikov (CSCS)

Starts 5 Dec 2016 09:00
Ends 7 Dec 2016 18:00
CET
Cineca - Casalecchio di Reno (BO)
via Magnanelli 6/3 Casalecchio di Reno (BO)

A maximum number of 20 students will be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: SECRETARY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CLOSE BEFORE THE DEADLINE THE SUBCRIPTIONS, IF REACHED THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SEATS AVAILABLE.