Research Technology Workshops

Our Workshop Series is sponsored by Research Technology, Digital Design Studio (DDS)Tisch LibraryGinn Library and Hirsh Health Sciences Library. There are a variety of short workshops including Geospatial Technologies, Statistics, Data Analysis and Management, Data Visualization, Design, and Digital Humanities. The workshops are offered on the Medford, Boston and Grafton campuses and all are welcome!

See below for dates/times, workshop descriptions, and registration information.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data & Machine Learning

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a two day Big Data and Machine Learning workshop. This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark. Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom. 

AGENDA ITEMS
Day 1
11:00 - Welcome
11:25 - Intro to Big Data
12:00 - Hadoop
12:30 - Intro to Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Spark Continued
03:00 - Intro to Machine Learning
05:00 - Adjourn

Day 2
11:00 - Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Deep Learning with Tensorflow
05:00 – Adjourn

Sign-up: CHECK BACK LATER
Date: 2-Days, TUE-WED, 12/01/2020 to 12/02/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede#/guest
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

XSEDE HPC Workshop: OpenMP

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, are pleased to announce a one day OpenMP workshop. This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to OpenMP programming. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using OpenMP. This event will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform.

Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom.

AGENDA

11:00 Welcome 
11:15 Computing Environment
11:30 It’s a Multi-core World
12:00 Intro to OpenMP
01:00 Lunch break
02:00 Intro Cont.
04:15 OpenMP 4.0 and Beyond
05:00 Adjourn

Sign-up: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2168/session/3829
Date: 1-Day, TUE-WED, 11/03/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede#/guest
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

Intro to Tufts HPC Cluster

This workshop is a brief introduction of the structure of the Tufts HPC cluster, as well as the basic usage of its scheduler “SLURM”.

This is a hands-on workshop and an account on the HPC cluster is required**.

Basic Linux knowledge is required.

**REQUIRED** Workshops utilize the Tufts High Performance Computer Cluster. If you don’t already have access to Tufts HPC cluster, please go to https://research.uit.tufts.edu/ and fill out the “Request account for Research Computing Cluster” Form at least 2 days before the workshop.

Sign-up: https://tufts.libcal.com/event/7203614
Date: 1-Day, FRI, 10/23/2020 1:00PM - 3:00PM EST
Online via Zoom

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede#/guest

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data & Machine Learning

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a two day Big Data and Machine Learning workshop. This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark. Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom.

Sign-up: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2101/session/3729
Date: 2-Days, TUE-WED, 10/06/2020 to 10/07/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

AGENDA ITEMS
Tuesday, October 6 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 - Welcome
11:25 - Intro to Big Data
12:00 - Hadoop
12:30 - Intro to Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Spark Continued
03:00 - Intro to Machine Learning
05:00 - Adjourn
 
Wednesday, October 7 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 - Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Deep Learning with Tensorflow
05:00 – Adjourn

XSEDE HPC Workshop: MPI

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a two-day MPI workshop.

This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to MPI programming. Both days are compact, to accommodate multiple time zones, but packed with useful information and lab exercises. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using MPI – the standard programming tool of scalable parallel computing.

This workshop will be remote to desktop only due to the COVID-19 pandemic. When the registration has filled, there will be no more students added due to our current limits. Please do not ask to be added to the workshop after the registration period has ended.

Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

Please address any general workshop questions to Tom Maiden at tmaiden@psc.edu.

Sign-up: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2072
Date: 2-Days, TUE-WED, 09/01/2020 to 09/02/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

AGENDA ITEMS
Tuesday, September 1 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
12:00 Intro to Parallel Computing
1:00 Lunch Break
2:00 Introduction to MPI
3:30 Introductory Exercises
4:10 Intro Exercises Review
4:15 Scalable Programming: Laplace code
5:00 Adjourn/Laplace Exercises

Wednesday, September 2 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 Advanced MPI
1:00 Lunch Break
2:00 Laplace Review
2:30 Outro to Parallel Computing
3:15 Parallel Debugging and Profiling Tools
3:30 Exercises
4:30 Adjourn

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data & Machine Learning

XSEDE along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a two day Big Data and Machine Learning workshop. This workshop will focus on topics such as Hadoop and Spark. Due to COVID-19, this workshop will be remote, using Zoom.
 
Sign-up: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2067
Date: 2-Days, TUE-WED, 10/06/2020 to 10/07/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom 

If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.

AGENDA ITEMS
Tuesday, October 6 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 - Welcome
11:25 - Intro to Big Data
12:00 - Hadoop
12:30 - Intro to Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Spark Continued
03:00 - Intro to Machine Learning
05:00 - Adjourn
 
Wednesday, October 7 (All times given are Eastern)
11:00 - Machine Learning: Recommender System with Spark
01:00 - Lunch Break
02:00 - Deep Learning with Tensorflow
05:00 – Adjourn

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Summer Boot Camp

XSEDE, along with the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center is pleased to present a Hybrid Computing workshop.
 
This 4 day event will include MPI, OpenMP, GPU programming using OpenACC and accelerators. This event will conclude with a special hybrid exercise contest that will challenge the students to apply their skills over the following 3 weeks and be awarded the Annual XSEDE Summer Boot Camp Championship Trophy.  In addition, an XSEDE Badge will be available to those who complete the Challenge.
 
This workshop will be remote to desktop only due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  When the registration has filled, there will be no more students added due to our current limits.

Sign-up: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/2054/session/3671
Date: 4-Days, TUE-WED, 06/02/2020 to 06/05/2020 from 11:00AM - 5:00PM EST
Online via Zoom
 
If you do not currently have an XSEDE Portal account, you will need to create one:
https://portal.xsede.org/my-xsede?p_p_id=58&p_p_lifecycle=0&p_p_state=maximized&p_p_mode=view&_58_struts_action=%2Flogin%2Fcreate_account
 
Should you have any problems with that process, please contact help@xsede.org and they will provide assistance.
 
WORKSHOP AGENDA
Day one – Tuesday, June 2nd EST
11:00 Welcome
11:15 Computing Environment
11:45 Intro to Parallel Computing
12:30 Intro to OpenMP
01:30 Lunch break
02:30 Exercise 1 (zip folder of all exercises) 
03:15 More OpenMP
04:30 Exercise 2
05:00 Adjourn

Day two – Wednesday, June 3rd EST
11:00 Intro to OpenACC
12:00 Exercise 1
12:30 Introduction to OpenACC (cont.)
01:00 Lunch break
02:00 Exercise 2
02:45 Introduction to OpenACC (cont.)
03:00 Using OpenACC with CUDA Libraries  
03:30 Advanced OpenACC
04:00 OpenMP 4.0 Sneak Peek
05:00 Adjourn

Day three – Thursday, June 4th EST
11:00 Introduction to MPI
01:00 Lunch break
02:00 Intro exercises
03:10 Intro exercises review
03:15 Scalable Programming: Laplace code
03:45 Laplace Exercise
05:00 Adjourn

Day four – Friday, June 5th EST
11:00 Laplace Exercise (Cont)
12:30 Laplace Solution
01:00 Lunch break
02:00 Advanced MPI
03:00 Outro to Parallel Computing           
04:00 Parallel Tools
04:20 Hybrid Computing
04:40 Hybrid Competition
05:00 Adjourn

Introduction to NGS Bioinformatics

Requirements: Access to Introduction to Linux, Introduction to HPC, VPN; HPC cluster account

Instructor: Rebecca Batorsky

Date: May 19th

Time: 11 am - 12 pm

Zoom

Register Here

Introduction to Tufts High Performance Compute (HPC) Cluster

Instructor: Delilah Maloney

Date: May 12th

Time: 11 am - 1 pm

Register Here

Introduction to Ingenuity Pathway Analysis for Omics Data

Instructor: Rebecca Batorsky

Date: May 7th

Time: 10 am - 11:30 am

Zoom

Register Here

XSEDE HPC Workshop MPI

This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to MPI programming. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using MPI – the standard programming tool of scalable parallel computing.

Register Here

Introduction to Linux

Requirements: Cluster account; interest in Command Line Mac, Windows or Linux

Instructor: Albert Tai

Date: April 30th

Time: 2 pm - 4 pm

Zoom

Register Here

Introduction to Geneious Software for Bioinformatics Topics

Instructors: Rebecca Batorsky, Helen Shearman

Date: April 27th

Time: 2 pm - 3:30 pm

Introduction to Linux

This is designed to be an introductory level workshop on Basic Linux (the command line environment and some useful commands). This is a hands-on workshop and an account on the HPC cluster is required. No previous Linux experience is required.

Introduction to COMSOL Multiphysics (R)

If you are interested in advancing your skills in multiphysics simulation, please join us. You will see the capabilities and workflow of the COMSOL Multiphysics(R) software and learn through a guided hands-on exercise. You will leave with new skills to work on your own applications using your free two-week COMSOL Multiphysics trial.

Introduction to Tufts High Performance Compute Cluster

This workshop is a brief introduction of the structure of the Tufts HPC cluster, as well as the basic usage of its scheduler "SLURM". This is a hands-on workshop and an account on the HPC cluster is required.

Basic Linux knowledge is required. If you are not familiar with Linux, please check out our "Introduction to Basic Linux" workshop. 

XSEDE Workshop: Multicore Programming in C and Fortran Using OpenMP

This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to OpenMP programming. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using OpenMP.

These workshops are sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF) funded eXtreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE).

XSEDE Workshop: Big Data Using Python and Spark

Intro to Bioinformatics for NGS Data

This course will cover some examples of using the Tufts High Performance Compute Cluster (HPC) to manipulate Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) data. Topics covered include quality control, read alignment, transcript quantification and visualization.

It is recommended to take the “Introduction to Linux” and “Introduction to Tufts High Performance Compute Cluster” workshops in preparation for this class. An account on Tufts HPC Cluster is required.

Did you find what you were looking for on this webpage?