Computational Science Community Wiki

Community Events

Please use this table to post details of events that may be of interest to the research computing community on campus. If more space is needed please add a new page.

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Event Date


15th July

GPU Club, with guest speaker Prof. Jack Dongarra

15th June 2011

Multiscale Research Meeting, University of Manchester

30th May - 3rd June 2011

High Performance Computations for Engineering, Pollack Mihály Faculty of Engineering, University of Pécs, Hungary

13th April 2011

NAFEMS Seminar in High Performance Computing, Microsoft Campus, Reading, UK, Dr Lee Margetts presenting.


Courses at the International Centre for Computational Engineering, Rhodes, Greece


HECToR Training Courses


Rochester Institute of Technology, USA. Research Computing Seminar Series via Access Grid


Events advertised by "Enabling Grids for eScience"


Ansys/Fluent free webinar series on engineering simulation

Past Events

Event Date


10 February 2011

"Special focus group on image based modelling using HECToR and DEISA", IT Services for Research, University of Manchester

3-5 October, 2009

The 12th International Conference on Discovery Science

1 January - 31 December 2009

European Community on Computational Methods in Applied Sciences, list of conferences for 2009

3-5 October, 2009

The 12th International Conference on Discovery Science

29 Sept

IDL webinar (visualisation)

28-30 September, 2009

Extended Finite Element Methods - Recent developments and applications Dr Lee Margetts will be submitting a paper regarding parallel processing for XFEM

10th September, 2009

Computer Simulations and the Environment - Workshop at IOP, London

31 August, 2009

IEEE Workshop on Parallel Programming on Accelerator Clusters

24 August - 15 September 2009

NAFEMS eLearning Course on Composite FE Analysis. - If you are a member of the University of Manchester and are unsure about your eligibility for discount, please contact Lee Margetts

14 July - 18 August 2009

NAFEMS eLearning Course on Dynamic FE Analysis. - If you are a member of the University of Manchester and are unsure about your eligibility for discount, please contact Lee Margetts

29 June - 1 July, 2009

IACM Supported: Computational & Mathematical Biomedical Engineering International Conference

13-16 July, 2009

The 2009 International Conference on Computer Graphics and Virtual Reality

4-8 June, 2009

Seventh International Conference on Large Scale Scientific Computations, Sozopol

25-27 May, 2009

Ninth International Conference on Computational Science, Baton Rouge, USA

30 April-1 May, 2009

OMII Collaborations Workshop 09, NeSC, Edinburgh, UK

8 April, 2009

Workshop: Challenges in Visualizing Network Enabled Capability

6-8 April, 2009

UK National Conference on Computational Mechanics in Engineering

6-8 April, 2009

The First International Conference on Parallel, Distributed and Grid Computing for Engineering, Pecs, Hungary

27-29 March, 2009

Free Software and Beyond - The World of Peer Production

24-26 March, 2009

Intel: Multi-core Programming Course in Cardiff; free to all Universities across the UK

19 March, 2009

Daisy Abbot, DCC: Digital Curation and its Benefits (NCeSS Seminar Series, 1-2pm)

5 March, 2009

Dr. Sally Jane Norman: Performance technologies and the importance of capturing difference

4 March, 2009

Call for presentations - CFD Simulation in the Aerospace Industry

27-28 February, 2009

2009 Finite Element Rodeo

19 February, 2009

Using HPC Tools Servers for Systems Administration, Syd Pendelberry, ITS, RIT - To be broadcast via Access Grid at 20:30 GMT at the following AG Toolkit URL:

19 February, 2009

Ross Gardler, OSS Watch: Attitudes to and Awareness of Open Development (NCeSS Seminar Series, 1-2pm)

13 February 2009

NVIDIA Tesla Personal Supercomputer Seminar

12 February, 2009

Online Sciences – A Collaboration Seminar

22 January, 2009

NAFEMS Awareness Seminar: Composites Modelling and Simulation, Madrid, Spain. Includes an invited talk by Dr Lee Margetts titled "Image-based Modelling of Composites"

12 January, 2009

Business and Sustainability Models Around Free and Open Source Software Workshop.

5 December, 2008

Parallel I/O using MPI-I/O Workshop

4 December, 2008

Parallel I/O Workshop

2-3 December, 2008

19th Machine Evaluation Workshop - with presentations to download

27 November, 2008

Dependable Architectures Workshop, Leeds, UK.

26 November, 2008

Image-based Meshing: Reverse Engineering Reality, Solihull, UK. Includes an invited talk by Dr Lee Margetts titled "SMILES: A Mobile, Scalable and Interactive Laboratory for Engineering Simulation"

19 November, 2008

NAG Toolbox for MATLAB Seminar, University of Manchester

17-19th November, 2008

HPCx Course: Introduction to Parallel Programming. The course seems to be open to all UK academics.

5-7th November, 2008

EPSRC Sponsored HPC/NA Workshop 1: Applications: underlying algorithms and challenges for the future

6 November, 2008

JISC sponsored event: Advanced Tools and Technologies for Collaborative Research

21 October, 2008

RANS-LES Simulations for Industrial Users. A one day workshop led by Professor Dominique Laurence, MACE, University of Manchester.

16 October, 2008

Free COMSOL Multiphysics Workshop, Chorlton Street, Manchester

16-17 October, 2008

TCN CAE International Conference on Simulation Based Engineering and Sciences