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Upcoming HPC User Training for advanced Scientific Research


The Zimbabwe Centre for High Performance Computing is offering their first on-site hands-on HPC Usage Training Programme for academia focusing on Computational Chemistry, Drug Discovery, Financial Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Weather Forecasting for Climate Modelling. This is an introductory level workshop with the goal of improving scientific research capabilities by capacitating the academia with essential skills and knowledge of high performance computing applications from the 18th of July 2016 to the 26th of August 2016 at the National HPC Centre located at University of Zimbabwe. The training shall typically include both lectures and hands-on exercises using the actual machines.


18-22 July 2016 (5 Days) Computational Chemistry
25-29 July 2016 (5 Days) Drug Discovery
1-5 August 2016 (5 Days) Financial Analytics
15-19 August 2016 (5 Days) Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning
22-26 August 2016 (5 Days) Weather Forecasting & Climate Modelling


The ZCHPC is also interested in what kind of training the user community would like. Please send your suggestions for workshop and/or online tutorial topics to [email protected]