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Machine Learning in Science and Engineering

Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and Georgia Tech (GT) will be hosting a
3-day conference on “Machine Learning in Science and Engineering” on
CMU’s campus in Pittsburgh on June 6-8, 2018. The purpose of the
conference is to bring together researchers across the disciplines to
present the latest ideas on the applications of ML methods in their
fields as well as providing a forum for work on the development of new
algorithms designed for challenges in science and engineering. More
information on the conference can be found at the website


Together with Deirdre Shoemaker from Georgia Tech, I am co-chairing the
Physics Track of the conference. We invite you all to submit abstracts
for 15+5 minute contributed talks through your respective collaborations
that have received information about abstract contributions to our ML

In case of any questions, please contact

NERSC KNL Training/Hack-a-thon

Two days of KNL training and optimization sessions being held at NERSC March 6 and 7th.
The training will be presented by Intel experts covering Intel compilers, optimization tools, and libraries and will take place on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

The following day, there will be a KNL hack-a-thon, with Intel and NERSC experts on hand to help you evaluate the performance of your application and develop an optimization strategy.

The events will be held at LBL’s Shyh Wang Hall (Building 59, CRT) in Room 3101. All sessions will presented online using Zoom but we highly recommend attending in-person if you can.

See and for details and registration.

Please register for both days if you plan to attend either in person or remotely.

Quantum Computing Summer School at Los Alamos National Laboratory

The Quantum Computing Summer School at Los Alamos National Laboratory is an immersive 10-week curriculum that includes tutorials from world-leading experts in quantum computation as well as one-on-one mentoring from LANL staff scientists who are conducting cutting-edge quantum computing research. Summer school fellowship recipients will be exposed to the theoretical foundations of quantum computation and will become skilled at programming commercial quantum computers, such as those developed by D-Wave Systems and IBM. Ten students will be awarded a fellowship from LANL that covers travel, living expenses in Los Alamos, and salary, with a fellowship value ranging from $7,500 to $13,000, based on academic rank (junior, senior, 1st year graduate student, etc.).


For more details on applications, see

KNL Hackathon 2018

The Computational Science Initiative Division at Brookhaven National Laboratory, in partnership with the HEP Center for Computational Excellence (CCE) and the ECP SOLLVE project, will host the first KNL Hackathon on February 26-March 2, 2018All current and potential users of the Intel Knights Landing-based systems are encouraged to submit an application to participate.

To participate, please submit a team application at Deadline for application is January 5, 2018. All applications will be peer-reviewed, and notification of acceptance will be sent out by January 14, 2018.

For more information, visit


OpenACC, NVIDIA, and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center will
provide a three-part online OpenACC course beginning Thursday,
October 19 and continuing on Thursday, October 26 and Thursday,
November 2. The course will consist of lectures and hands-on
exercises. For more information or to register, visit


Registration is now open for the Scaling to Petascale Institute, which will be held June 26-30, 2017. The petascale institute is a collaboration between multiple institutions. The purpose of the institute is for people who are developing, modifying, and supporting research projects to enhance their knowledge and skills to scale software to petascale and emerging extreme-scale computing systems. Basic familiarity with Linux, programming, and MPI are recommended. The agenda includes introductory and advanced MPI, OpenMP, scaling, profiling, and debugging, GPU programming, OpenACC, Phi programming, scientific libraries, Parallel I/O, HDF5, Globus, and software engineering.
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Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC)

alcf_logo2Argonne’s intensive two-week summer training program on extreme-scale computing will be held July 30—August 11, 2017. The deadline to apply is March 10, 2017. Doctoral students, postdocs, and scientists interested in conducting computational science and engineering research on large-scale computers are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit: