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Scientific Computation in the University of Cambridge

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Microsoft Research

21 Station Rd

Cambridge

CB1 2FB

United Kingdom

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Following the success of last year's event, we are organising a seminar day on 19th March 2018, to bring together researchers and programmers from different departments with common interests in the following areas:

  • Research in Scientific Computing

  • Software engineering and sustainable software development

  • Computing infrastructure and High Performance Computing

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Programme (titles to be confirmed):


9:45 - 10:00 Welcome and Introduction

10:00-11.00 Session 1:

  • Mark Ashdown (Astrophysics) - The Computational Challenge of the Square Kilometre Array

  • Kirstie Whitaker (Neuroscience) - Incentivising reproducible research at an institutional level

  • Garth Wells (Engineering) - Transforming the teaching of computing using Jupyter Notebooks

11:00-11:30 Coffee break

11:30-12:30 Session 2:

  • Alex Thom (Chemistry) - Using FPGA technology for scientific calculations

  • Alys Brett (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy) - UK RSE Association

  • Matthew Johnson (Microsoft Research) - Harnessing AI for Research

12:30-1:30 Lunch and HoloLens demo

1:30-3.00 Session 3:

  • Anil Madhavapeddy (Computer Lab, Docker) - An introduction to using the cloud for scientific computing

  • Eiko Yoneki (Computer Lab) - Efficient Large-Scale Graph Processing

  • Lukas Lang (DAMTP) - Efficient motion estimation in fluorescence microscopy data

  • Arjen Tamerus (UIS) - Working with the Cambridge RSE team


Staff and graduate students are invited to give lightning talks and posters on their work and the topics listed above.

Organisers

Chris Richardson, BPI
Leila Muresan, CAIC
Mark Williamson, Chemistry
Krishna Kumar, Engineering

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