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EduHPC-19 Technical Program

EduHPC-19: Workshop on Education for High-Performance Computing         

Sunday, Nov 17, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM

                                                                   Location: 702

Technical Program

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM
Sushil K. Prasad,  Debzani Deb and Trilce Estrada (pdfpdf)

9:10 AM - 10 AM

Keynote Talk: Preparing HPC Education for a Post-Moore Future 

Speaker: Professor Vivek Sarkar, Georgia Institute of Technology (abstract+bio, slides)

10 AM - 10:30 AM Morning Coffee Break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Paper Session A  (Session Chair: Alexandru Iosup)
(17 minutes presentation per paper + 9 minutes discussion at the end)


Ryan Tanaka, Rafael Ferreira da Silva, Henri Casanova
"Teaching Parallel and Distributed Computing Concepts in Simulation with WRENCH"  (pdf, slides)
Best Paper Award
   Apan Qasem
   "A Gentle Introduction to Heterogeneous Computing for CS1 Students" (pdf, slides)
Srishti Srivastava, Mary Smith, Amrita Ghimire, Shaun Gao
"Assessing the Integration of Parallel and Distributed Computing in Early Undergraduate Computer Science Curriculum" (pdf, slides)

Paper Session A: Discussions

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Lightning Talk Session (Session Chair: Trilce Estrada)

William Monroe, Ravi Tripathi
"The Data Science Journal Club" (pdf)

Ujjal Bhowmik, Yuting Chen, Dong San Choi, Zuofu Cheng
"Excellence in Computer Engineering Education (EXCEED): Integrating PDC Topics in the ECE Courses at UIUC" (pdf)

Gladys K. Andino, Pete E. Pascuzzi, Mark D. Ward and Michael Witt 
"Building a Data Science Education Ecosystem Resource Collection"  (pdf)

Maria Pantoja 
"Increasing Undergraduate Research in Computational Sciences" (pdf)

Anne C. Elster 
"Teaching and Advising HPC at NTNU" (pdf)

Benjamin H. Glick, Brian Smith, Jens Mache
"A Jupyter Notebook Based Tool for Building Skills in Computational Statistical Mechanics" (pdf)

Joel Adams, Mark C. Wissink  
"Hearing Program Behavior with TSAL" (pdf)

Raphael B. Yehezkael (Haskell) 
"Parallelism for Beginners with Fun Examples" (pdf)

Hang Liu, Chunhua Liao  
"Actionable Guidance for Fresh HPC Researchers" (pdf)

Lightning Talk Discussions

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM Lunch (on your own)
2:00 PM - 2:20 PM IEEE TCPP Curriculum Update on Parallel and Distributed Computing - an Update

Charles Weems, Sushil Prasad, Alan Sussman, Ramachandran Vaidyanathan (part1, part2)

2:20 PM - 3:00 PM

Paper Session B (Session Chair: Katharine Cahill)
(17 minutes presentation per paper + 6 minutes discussion at the end)     
  Rocío Carratalá-Sáez, Sergio Iserte, Sandra Catalán
"Teaching on Demand: An HPC Experience" (pdf, slides)
  Ali Shoker
"Successful Systems in Production Graduate Teaching" (pdf, slides)
  Paper Session B: Discussions 
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Afternoon break
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Paper Session C (Session Chair: Joel Adams)

(17 minutes presentation per paper + 9 minutes discussion at the end)     

David Marchant, Carl-Johannes Johnsen, Brian Vinter, Kenneth Skovhede
"Teaching Concurrent and Distributed Programming With Concepts Over Mathematical Proofs" (pdf, slides)
Julian Miller, Manuel Arenaz
"Measuring the Impact of HPC Training" (pdf)
Arturo Gonzalez-Escribano, Victor Lara-Mongil, Eduardo Rodriguez-Gutiez, Yuri Torres
"Toward Improving Collaborative Behavior During Competitive Programming Assignments" (pdf, slides)
Paper Session C: Discussions

4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Peachy Parallel Assignment Session  (Session Chair: David Bunde

Arturo Gonzalez-Escribano, Jorge Fernández-Fabeiro
"Agent-Based Simulation of Fire Extinguishing: an Assignment for OpenMP, MPI, and CUDA/OpenCL" (pdf)

Muhammad Alfian Amrizal, Mulya Agung, Ryusuke Egawa, and Hiroyuki Takizawa
"Thread-to-Core Optimization Problem" (pdf)

Steven A. Bogaerts 
"Parallel Computing in the Cloud for All Levels" (pdf)

Sukhamay Kundu
"Introducing Parallel Prefix-Sums Algorithm and Its Applications in an Undergraduate Course" (pdf)

Daniel A. Ellsworth and Allen Malony 
"Pin Finder" (pdf)

Alina Lazar
"Dask Processing and Analytics for Large Datasets" (pdf)

Peachy Parallel Assignment Discussions

5:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Best Paper Announcement and Closing Remarks

Sushil K. Prasad, Debzani Deb