The CITI group is proud to announce an Introduction to Research Computing and Data Insight boot camp. This 3-day boot camp will provide participants with practical programming knowledge and familiarity with the University’s diverse research computing facilities. This boot camp will be offered twice in this semester: Sep 5-7, and Oct 4-6.

The following topics will be covered during September 5-7 session; note the overlap in sessions:

Day 1 - Monday, Sep 5

  • Linux for research computing (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Git/GitHub for tracking and sharing work (1 pm - 4 pm)

Day 2 - Tuesday, Sep 6

  • Python for scientific computing and data analysis (9 am - 4 pm)
  • R for scientific computing and data analysis (9 am - 4 pm)

Day 3 - Wednesday, Sep 7

  • Cleaning Data with Open Refine (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Visualizing Research Data (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Introduction to the Palmetto HPC Cluster (9 am - 12 pm)
  • Introduction to the Cypress Big Data Cluster (1 pm - 4 pm)
  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (1 pm - 4 pm)

The boot camp is free for all Clemson students, faculty and staff. Registration is open for the Sep 5-7 sessions. For description and location for each session, and to register, please visit http://citi.sites.clemson.edu/training/

Please contact Nuyun (Nellie) Zhang nuyun@clemson.edu with questions or for further information.