PEARC18 Student Papers and Posters Submission Deadline May 7

The 2018 conference of Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC18) will be held in Pittsburgh July 22-26.

As part of a range of programs and speakers, PEARC18 will provide undergraduate and graduate students with targeted student activities. PEARC18 also offers the opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to contribute posters and papers.

For all student attendees, PEARC18 will include a one-day intensive collaborative modeling and analysis challenge; a session on careers in high-performance computing; participation in the technical program; a mentorship program; and opportunities for students to volunteer to assist with conference activities. PEARC18 encourages attendance by participants from diverse backgrounds to bring together researchers, students, and prospective users from under-represented groups and new disciplines.

Find more information, including registration, guidelines and deadlines at

Pitt CRC Spring Term Workshops

All workshops will be held 1-4pm Thursdays in Room 311A in Schenley Place, 4420 Bayard Street. See registration page for more information and to register. 

  • Jan.18: Cluster Training
  • Feb. 8: Introduction to R
  • Feb. 22: R for Genomics
  • March 8: Advanced R
  • March 29: Guided Tour of Python through Jupyter
  • April 12: Development Tools: Building Software, Build Tools, Version Control, and Debugging


Introduction to C programming

Wednesday February 15th

This workshop is meant as a primer for the Hybrid OpenMP/MPI Workshop. It will not be able to cover everything, but using this workshop, as well as some practice, you should become prepared for future high level workshops on parallel programming..