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PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 opens for applications

PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 opens for applications 13 January 2016

 

Early-stage postgraduate and late-stage undergraduate students are invited to apply for the PRACE Summer of HPC 2016 programme, to be held in July & August 2016. Consisting of a training week and two months on placement at top HPC centres around Europe, the programme affords participants the opportunity to learn and share more about PRACE and HPC, and includes accommodation, a stipend and travel to their HPC centre placement. Applications open 13 January 2016.

 

About the PRACE Summer of HPC

The PRACE Summer of HPC is a PRACE outreach and training programme that offers summer placements at top HPC centres across Europe to late-stage undergraduates and early-stage postgraduate students. Up to twenty top applicants from across Europe will be selected to participate. Participants will spend two months working on projects related to PRACE technical or industrial work and produce a report and a visualisation or video of their results.

 

PRACE SoHPC 2015 Participants and Trainers at Training Week in Barcelona, Spain

PRACE SoHPC 2015 Participants and Trainers at Training Week in Barcelona, Spain

 

The programme will run from 4 July to 31 August 2016, with a kick-off training week at Juelich Supercomputing Centre attended by all participants. Flights, accommodation and a stipend will be provided to all successful applicants. Two prizes will be awarded to the participants who produce the best project and best embody the outreach spirit of the programme.

 

PRACE SoHPC 2015 Award winners Alberto García García and Simos Kazantzidis with Dr. Oriol Pineda, PRACE Member of the Board of Directors and Dr. Leon Kos, University of Ljubljana, PRACE SoHPC 2015 Coordinator

PRACE SoHPC 2015 Award winners Alberto García García and Simos Kazantzidis with Dr. Oriol Pineda, PRACE Member of the Board of Directors and Dr. Leon Kos, University of Ljubljana, PRACE SoHPC 2015 Coordinator

 

Participating in the PRACE Summer of HPC

Applications are welcome from all disciplines. Previous experience in HPC is not required, as training will be provided. Some coding knowledge is a prerequisite but the most important attribute is a desire to learn, and share, more about HPC. A strong visual flair and an interest in blogging, video blogging or social media are desirable. Project outlines with more detailed prerequisites and more information on applying are available on the PRACE Summer of HPC website www.summerofhpc.prace-ri.eu.

Applications will open on 13 January 2016 via www.summerofhpc.prace-ri.eu

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About PRACE

The Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) is an international non-profit association with its seat in Brussels. The PRACE Research Infrastructure provides a persistent world-class high performance computing service for scientists and researchers from academia and industry in Europe. The computer systems and their operations accessible through PRACE are provided by 4 PRACE members (BSC representing Spain, CINECA representing Italy, GCS representing Germany and GENCI representing France). The Implementation Phase of PRACE receives funding from the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement RI-312763and from the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (2014-2020) under grant agreement 653838. For more information, see www.prace-ri.eu

 

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