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SHI Webinar Series

The Sustainable Horizons Institute's Webinar Committee organizes a quarterly webinar during which our presenters cover topics from professional development to technical skills.

Basics of Parallel Debugging

In this webinar participants will learn strategies for debugging programs utilizing parallel execution with GNU debugger GDB, commercial software DDT. A brief discussion on debugging GPU programs will also be included.

Introduction to Git

Participants will learn why version control is an essential tool for science and explore the popular git version control system. Hands-on and interactive exercises are included.

Introduction to SciViz

VisIt is a popular scientific visualization software. In this session, basic principles of visualization will be covered. Then, you will be able to practice using the VisIt software.

Introduction to HPC

During this session, participants will have the opportunity to access and take advantage of hands-on training with the powerful XSEDE supercomputer Stampede2.​ 

Practical Debugging

You will learn about types of bugs and how to deal with them, discuss the pros and cons of debugging resources, and will have the opportunity to take part in an interactive debugging session.

Python for Beginners

Here is your chance to see how powerful the Python programming language can be. This webinar includes background information and examples. Also, this is targeted to beginners.

Writing Skills

We are priviledged to have Dr. Stephen Wood and Dr. Caroline Szymeczek speak with us on developing our writing skills, specifically in the area of grant writing, personal statements, and CVs.

Learn more about the Webinar Organizing Committee