2_300IIT Kharagpur to train learners in high performance computing and AI

The Economic Times (December 28, 2020)

New Delhi: The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will now train learners on high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI), said the institute in a press release today. The project is called the National Skill Mission Nodal Center for training in HPC and AI, with funding from the central government’s Department of Science and Technology (DST), along with C-DAC (Centre for Development of Advanced Computing) under the National Super Computing Mission of the government.

It will “focus on manpower creation and upskilling of students, faculty, scientists, researchers, scientific users in large scale computing across different science domains with an aim to bridge the gap between application and development aspects in HPC”.

Initially, the topics to be covered are fundamental areas like basics of parallel computing; MPI (message passing interface), OpenMP and CUDA programming, scientific computing, HPC-AI convergence and application areas like multi-scale modeling, computational biology, computational fluid dynamics etc. (Read More)