Applications are now being accepted for two noteworthy summer training programs in Chicago aimed at cultivating future computational scientists. Both opportunities offer intensive, hands-on training on multiple topics, and access to leading experts currently working in the extreme-scale computing space.
BigDataX is a Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) site in Chicago. The program has four mentors at two institutions, IIT and University of Chicago, with a variety of complementing expertise from theory to programming languages to distributed systems. Deadline March 17, 2015.
Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC) is Argonne’s intensive two-week summer training program on extreme-scale computing. Doctoral students, postdocs, and computational scientists interested in conducting CS&E research on large-scale computers are encouraged to apply. Deadline April 3, 2015.