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RIKEN International HPC Summer School 2018

RIKEN Center for Computational Science(R-CCS)will be holding a summer school to give young researchers in computational science an opportunity to learn programming techniques for parallel computers, aiming to foster scientists who will lead the field on the international stage in the future. Scientists from R-CCS will provide lectures and the K computer will be used for hands-on training.
This program will be provided in English.

Date July 2-4, 2018
Target Students who reside in Japan and are enrolled in a graduate program, post-doctoral scientists, and early career scientists affiliated with universities or research institutions.
Scientists and engineers affiliated with private companies.
Location Auditorium, 6th floor of the R-CSS building
7-1-26 Minatojima-minami-machi, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Language English
Application requirements Approximately 20 seats are available on a first-come, First-served basis.
Adjustments may be made to balance applicants from different college and other institute.
Apply from RIKEN International HPC Summer School FY2018
Application deadline May 16(Wed.)5pm(Japan time)
  • Ideal participants have programming experience using C or Fortran, have used Linux(at least can use an editor on Linux), and have basic parallel programing experience.
  • Bring your own laptop computer with you for the summer school
  • Full participation for the duration of the program is required, in principle.

*RIKEN will pay for students' travel and accommodation expenses.
Expenses will be reimbursed after the workshop via bank transfer in accordance with RIKEN regulations.

Host RIKEN Center for Computational Science
Cosponsers Academic Center for Computing and Media Studies, Kyoto University
Cybermedia Center, Osaka University
Education Center on Computational Science and Engineering, Kobe University
Sponsers Foundation for Computational Science(FOCUS)
High Performance Computer Infrastructure(HPCI)Consortium
Research organization for Information Science&Technology(RIST)
Inquiries Computational Science Planning Office, Riken
Email: r-ccs-renkei[at]