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September 2021

GIS and Spatial Analysis Fundamentals – II (Data models: vector, network)

September 30, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is the second workshop about the fundamentals of GIS and spatial analysis this semester. Each workshop covers one or two key elements of GIS and spatial analysis and is…

October 2021

3D Visualization Software: Introduction to Unity3D and C# (Part 1)

October 4, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is part of a series of workshops covering 3D game engines and animation software for research and data visualization. Registration to all parts of this series is not required,…

3D Visualization Software: Data Visualization with Unity3D and C# (Part 2)

October 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is part of a series of workshops covering 3D game engines and animation software for research and data visualization. Registration to all parts of this series is not required,…

Introduction to performance analysis of scientific software, or “Why is my program slow?”

October 12, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

We all had this: "My program is too slow". We all have heard: "Use Fortran and C++, they are fast."  But will it really help? We all have heard also:…

Machine Learning on Great Lakes

October 14, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will go over methods and best practices for running machine learning applications on Great Lakes. We will briefly outline machine learning before stepping through a hands-on example…

GIS and Spatial Analysis Fundamentals – III (Geocoding)

October 15, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

This is the third workshop about the fundamentals of GIS and spatial analysis this semester. Each workshop covers one or two key elements and is self-contained. The focus is on…

Getting Started with the Python Multiprocessing Package

October 20, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will provide a gentle introduction to using the multiprocessing package in Python for parallelizing and speeding up code. We will use hands-on programming exercises to demonstrate how…

Introduction to the Linux Command Line

October 20, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This course will familiarize the student with the basics of accessing and interacting with Linux computers using the GNU/Linux operating system’s Bash shell, also generically referred to as “the…

Introduction to Research Computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

October 21, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will introduce you to high performance computing on the Great Lakes cluster.  After a brief overview of the components of the cluster and the resources available there, the main…

Advanced research computing on the Great Lakes Cluster

October 22, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Your Desktop,

OVERVIEW This workshop will cover some more advanced topics in computing on the U-M Great Lakes Cluster. Topics to be covered include a review of common parallel programming models and…