Summer Boot Camps

Summer Machine Learning Boot Camp

The camp is held annually in the summer at Rice University and is taught by Rice University faculty and associates. The boot camp is scheduled to be in person summer 2023 - more details will be announced in the spring.

This year's Machine Learning Boot Camp was a virtual boot camp focused on ML for executives and beginners on May 19-20, 2022.

2022 Focus: Machine Learning for Executives and Beginners

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Date: May 19-20, 2022

Location: BioScience Research Collaborative at Rice University | Houston, TX

Prerequisites: A general level of familiarity with mathematics is assumed, including college-level calculus, though those without this background will still find the boot camp a useful introduction to modern ML.

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Summer HPC Boot Camp

Please note, the HPC Boot Camp is ON HOLD. Email to be added to our boot camp mailing list.

The High Performance Computing (HPC) Boot Camp is an intensive training program that offers guided instruction and hands-on learning. The camp is held annually in the summer at Rice University and is taught by Rice University faculty and associates.

The training session introduces the skills needed to help get you up to speed on skills required to start leveraging the latest HPC tools. Early registration is recommended as the course fills up fast!

Hack Capital imageLeading High-Performance Computing (HPC) faculty and staff members from Rice University serve as instructors for the HPC Boot Camp. The curriculum covers topics ranging from MPI, OpenMP, Pthreads, Performance analysis (HPCToolkit), accelerated computing using GPGPU (OpenACC and CUDA), and GPU programming including Numba, Tensorflow and domain-specific CUDA libraries. Using Rice’s shared computing infrastructure, hands on laboratory sessions supported by the instructor and lab assistants, will be offered each day allowing participants to practice what is being taught in the class sessions.

Prerequisites: Participants should be comfortable with using Linux command line for program development and compiling. You should have basic knowledge of development and debugging of sequential programs in C/C++ and/or Fortran.

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The Rice Ken Kennedy Institute is located on the campus of Rice University inside Duncan Hall. Click the map below for directions.

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Rice University
Ken Kennedy Institute
6100 Main Street, MS39
Houston, Texas 77005


Phone: 713-348-5823

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