Sixth SC Workshop on Best Practices for HPC Training and Education - BPHTE19

Sunday November 17, 2019
Time: 9 AM - 5:30 PM

09:00 PM-09:20 AM

Welcome SIGHPC Education Chapter
Nitin Sukhija, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Scott Lathrop, University of Illinois
Julia Mullen, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nia Alexandrov, Daresbury Laboratory, Sci-Tech Daresbury

9:20 AM -12:30 PM

Paper Session I: (Chair: Scott Lathrop)

09:20 AM -09:40 AM Training for OpenMP Compiler Development from Cloud. Wang, Mishra, Liao, Yan, Chapman

09:40 AM -10:00 AM

Introducing Novices to Scientific Parallel Computing. Harrell, Hillery, Zhu

10:00 AM -10:30 AM


10:30 AM -10:50 AM

A modular course on developing research software. Niemeyer

10:50 AM -11:10 AM

Teaching HPC Systems Administrators. Younts, Harrell

11:10 AM -11:30 AM

_The Supercomputing Institute: A Systems-Focused Approach to HPC Training and Education_Wofford, Lueninghoener

11:30 AM -12:30 PM

Paper Session II: (Chair: Aaron Weeden)

11:30 AM -11:50 AM

_Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering (CMSE): Establishing an Academic Department Dedicated to Scientific Computation as a Discipline._Colbry, Murillo, Alessio

11:50 AM -12:10 PM

An Informal Introduction to HPC Via a Numerical Weather Model and Low-Cost Hardware. Foust

12:10 PM -12:30 PM

Computational Biology as a Compelling Pedagogical Tool in Computer Science Education. Saravanan

12:30 PM -2:00 PM

Lunch (Participants on their Own)

2:00 PM -3:00 PM

Lightning Talks and Demos

  • Directed Internship and Apprenticeship Toward a Sustainable HPC Workforce Development Pipeline. Bautista
  • _Contributing HPC Skills to the HPC Certification Forum._Kunkel, Himstedt, Filinger, Acquaviva, Gerbes, Lafayette
  • Creating a Relevant, Application-Based Curriculum for High Performance Computing in High School. Betro, Loveless
  • _Self-paced Learning in HPC Lab Courses._Terboven, Miller, Wienke, Müller
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of an Online Learning Platform in Transitioning from High Performance Computing to a Commercial Cloud Computing Environment. Chakravorty
  • _Leveraging SC to Learn High-performance Communication._Zambre

03:00 PM -03:30 PM


3:30 PM -5:30 PM

Panel and Discussion Session (Chair: Susan Mehringer)

3:30 PM -4:30 PM

Panel: “Building the Future”, Linda McIver (Australian Data Science Education Institute), Aaron Weeden (Shodor Education Foundation), Christine Harvey (MITRE) and Maria Ribera Sancho Samso (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Open Discussion
Breakout Sessions and Polling of Audience
Review Next Steps and Action Plans