Improve your HPC skills at PDC

PDC offers courses, workshops and seminars to help you improve your high performance computing (HPC) skills - these are open to business/industry and academic researchers, as well as students, all free of charge.

Summer school & courses

The annual PDC Summer School provides attendees with an understanding of how to develop software for different kinds of HPC systems, and also gives plenty of practical experience in developing and running HPC software. If you want to learn more about using HPC in specific research areas, there are also various university courses that are run at PDC.
PDC Summer School
University courses at PDC

Workshops & seminars

If you want to run applications at PDC, you can attend a short "Introduction to PDC" course. The annual PDC Pub includes talks about ongoing research at PDC, plus you can meet PDC staff and other researchers there to discuss HPC topics of interest. PDC also hosts a variety of short courses and workshops on topics of interest for HPC researchers.
Introduction to PDC Systems
Workshops at PDC
PDC Pub and Open House

Thesis research

There are two main kinds of HPC research: research in other areas which uses HPC for simulations or analysis, and research on improving HPC systems and how we use them. Often these are combined in projects that test future HPC systems by using them to run applications. At times PDC has openings for this kind of research.
Masters theses
Ph.D. studies

For dates and details about the training events run at or by PDC, see the PDC calendar of events.

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Other HPC training opportunities
Joining the PDC announcements mailing list to be informed about upcoming HPC training
Following PDC on Facebook for information about HPC courses and events

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