• Introduction to High Performance Computing for Astrophysicists

    Astro 250

    CCN: 13191

    Time & Location:

    MW 1-230P, 10-11A, 131 CAMPBELL



    This course will provide an introduction to High Performance Computing at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC) for astrophysicists. The course will teach students how to use Unix, shell scripting, makefiles, compilers, revision control systems, etc., on a cutting edge HPC system. Students will be given accounts at NERSC in order to gain experience running a variety of current parallel codes in astrophysics, from large-scale simulations to big-data analysis of observational data sets.