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Research at UMD using High Performance Computing

The University of Maryland is a public research university, and the High Performance Computing resources managed by the Division of Information Technology exists to enhance the University's mission of providing excellence in research and teaching.

This page is an incomplete collection of some of the ways in which the University's High Performance Computing Clusters have assisted researchers on campus in furthering these goals. If you are a researcher and wish to add your research using the University's HPC resources to the list, please add that information to your project using the ColdFront web GUI.

  1. UMD HPC assisted research in popular media
  2. Publications produced with assistance of UMD HPC resources:
    1. All researchers together
    2. By researchers
    3. By college and department
  3. UMD courses using HPC resources

University of Maryland HPC assisted research in the popular media

Various newspapers and other media had several articles referring to the University of Maryland's HPC resources and the research performed on them, including:

Courses using UMD HPC resources

Education is the primary mission of the University, and experience with High Performance Computing is a necessary part of a balanced educational experience in many disciplines. As such, the Division of Information Technology makes some HPC cluster resources available for classes offered by the University upon the request of the instructors. If you are an instructor for a class which you believe might benefit from using some of the University's HPC resources, you can request the class gets access to some HPC resources.

Below is a list of some of the standard academic offerings which have used some of the University's HPC resources as part of the class:

List of standard UMD courses making use of the Univerity's HPC resources as a part of the class
Year Semester Course
Number
Course Description Instructor
Spring 2023 Semester
2023Spring BIOE 658B Introduction to Medical Image Analysis Austin Tapp
2023Spring CMSC 411 Computer Systems Architecture Ilchul Yoon
2023Spring CMSC 416 Introduction to Parallel Computing Alan Sussman
Fall 2022 Semester
2022Fall BIOE 464 Introduction to Molecular Bioengineering Silvina Matysiak
2022Fall CMSC 416 Introduction to Parallel Computing Abhinav Bhatele
2022Fall AMSC/CMSC 663 Advanced Scientific Computing I Abhinav Bhatele and Tobias van Petersdorff
2022Fall CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Alan Sussman
2022Fall ENBC 423 Biocomputational Engineering Joe Chalfoun
2022Fall ENMA 400/ ENMA 600 Introduction to Atomistic Modeling in Material Sciences Yifei Mo
2022Spring GEMS 496-0104 High Performance Computing Systems Silvina Matysiak
Spring 2022 Semester
2022Spring CMSC 818x Introduction to Parallel Computing Abhinav Bhatele
2022Spring GEMS 397-0104 High Performance Computing Systems Silvina Matysiak
Fall 2021 Semester
2021Fall AOSC 614/ CMSC 818x Numerical Weather Prediction and Data Assimilation Eugenia Kalnay
2021Fall CMSC 416/ CMSC 818x Introduction to Parallel Computing Abhinav Bhatele
2021Fall GEMS 396-0104 High Performance Computing Systems Silvina Matysiak
Spring 2021 Semester
2021Spring CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat
2021Spring CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Systems Abhinav Bhatele
2021Spring ENMA 490 Materials Design Aristos Christou
2021Spring GEMS 297-0104 High Performance Computing Systems Silvina Matysiak
2021Spring PLCY 798K/AOSC 663 Readings in Public Policy; Integrated Human Earth Systems Modeling and Analysis Yiyun Cui/Thomas Wild
Fall 2020 Semester
2020Fall AOSC 614 Atmospheric and Oceanic Science Eugenia Kalnay
2020Fall BIOE 464 Introduction to Molecular Bioengineering Silvina Matysiak
2020Fall CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat
2020Fall CMSC 498X/ CMSC 818X Introduction to Parallel Computing Abhinav Bhatele
2020Fall ENAE 481 Aeronautical System Design
Vertical Flight Society Rotorcraft Design Competition
Dept of Energy Collegiate Wind Challenge
James Baeder
2020Fall ENMA 400/ ENMA 600 Introduction to Atomistic Modeling in Material Sciences Yifei Mo
Spring 2020 Semester
2020Spring CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat
2020Spring CMSC 828B Advanced Topics in Information Processing: Neural Machine Translation Marine Carpuat
2020Spring ENAE482 Aeronautical System Design
Vertical Flight Society Rotorcraft Design Competition
Dept of Energy Collegiate Wind Challenge
James Baeder
Fall 2019 Semester
2019Fall BIOE 464/BIOE 689U Introduction to Computational Molecular Bioengineering/Computional Molecular Bioengineering Silvina R. Matysiak
2019Fall CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat, Mike Marsh
2019Fall CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Systems Abhinav Bhatele
Spring 2019 Semester
2019Spring CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat
Fall 2018 Semester
2018Fall BIOE 489N/BIOE 689U Introduction to Computational Molecular Bioengineering/Computional Molecular Bioengineering Silvina R. Matysiak
2018Fall CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mammat
2018Fall CMSC 498V Selected Topics in Computer Science; Advanced Topics in Machine Learning Furong Huang
2018Fall CMSC714 High Performance Computing Alan L. Sussman
2018Fall CMSC726 Machine Leanring Soheil Feiz
Spring 2018 Semester
2018Spring CMSC 433 Programming Language Technologies and Paradigms Anwar Mamat
2018Spring ENEE 408G Capstone Design in Multimedia Signal Processing KJ Ray Liu
2018Spring ENME 808E Applied Machine Learning for Engineering and Design Nikhil Chopra
Fall 2017 Semester
2017Fall ENMA 400 Introduction to Atomistic Modeling in Material Sciences Yifei Mo
Spring 2017 Semester
2017Spring CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Alan L. Sussman
Fall 2016 Semester
2016Fall BIOE 489N Special Topics in Bio-Engineering Silvina R. Matysiak
2016Fall CMSC 498E Selected Topics in Computer Science Larry S. Davis
2016Fall ENMA 489A Selected Topics in Engineering Materials: Introduction to Computational Material Science Yifei Mo
Spring 2016 Semester
2016Spring AMSC/CMSC 662 Computer Organization and Programming for Scientific Computing Ramani Duraiswami
Spring 2015 Semester
2015Spring CMSC 714 High Performance Computing Alan L. Sussman
2015Spring ENAE 488C Topics in Aerospace Engineering: Computational Fluid Dynamics Ashish Nedungadi
2015Spring ENMA 489A Selected Topics in Engineering Materials: Introduction to Computational Material Science Yifei Mo

There have been a number of conferences, workshops, etc. sponsored by members of the University that also made use of the HPC resources, including:

Year Month Name/Description Organizer/Instructor
2023
2023May 21ISC2023 Tutorial: Distributed Training of Deep Neural NetworksProf. Abhinav Bhatele, Siddarth Singh
2020
2020JanHPC Programming BootcampProf. Abhinav Bhatele
2019
2019OctParallel Computing with MATLAB WorkshopRaymond Norris, MathWorks
2019JanHPC Programming BootcampProf. Alan Sussman
2018
2018AugHPC Programming BootcampProf. Alan Sussman
2015
2015JunHPC Programming BootcampProf. Alan Sussman
2014
2014OctOct 2014 UMD/Nvidia GPU Summit ConferenceVarious
2014JunHPC Programming BootcampProf. Alan Sussman
2013
2013MayHPC Programming BootcampDr. Alan Sussman
2011
2011AugHPC Programming BootcampProf. Alan Sussman
2010
2010AugHPC Programming BootcampProf. Aaron Bloomfield, UVA





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