Graduate Certificate in High-Performance Computing
The graduate certificate in the field of high-performance computing (HPC) program provides a mechanism for practicing interdisciplinary computational engineers and scientists to acquire up-to-date knowledge in the advances of computer systems, in particular, the rapidly growing use of multicore processors, parallel computers, hardware accelerators, and networked computing platforms in applications. The program is tailored to provide students with necessary knowledge in all aspects of high performance computing including programming, applications, performance, architectures, and systems.
The certificate program may serve as an alternative to a master of science degree program for professionals who may not have the time to commit to a full graduate degree program, but who wish to align their background with the rapid changes in computing technologies and to expand their education beyond the bachelor's degree. All courses taken as part of this program may be transferred to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering's MS and/or PhD programs. While the HPC certificate can be coupled with a graduate degree program, interested students must be admitted to and complete the HPC certificate program separately.
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The following requirements must be fulfilled: 12 credits, including 6 credits in required courses and 6 credits in elective courses.
|ECE 6105||Introduction to High-Performance Computing|
|At least one of the following:|
|ECE 6125||Parallel Computer Architecture|
|ECE 6130||Big Data and Cloud Computing|
|Six additional credits from the following:|
|CE 6210||Introduction to Finite Element Analysis|
|CE 6705||Nonlinear Finite Element Modeling and Simulation|
|CE 8330||Advanced Finite Element Analysis|
|CSCI 3571||Introduction to Bioinformatics|
|CSCI 4572||Computational Biology|
|CSCI 6421||Distributed and Cluster Computing|
|ECE 6005||Microcomputer Systems Architecture|
|ECE 6045||Special Topics|
|ECE 6120||Advanced Microarchitectures|
|ECE 6140||Embedded Systems|
|ECE 6213||Design of VLSI Circuits|
|ECE 6214||High-Level VLSI Design Methodology|
|ECE 6735||Numerical Electromagnetics|
|ECE 6800||Computational Techniques in Electrical Engineering|
|MAE 6225||Computational Fluid Dynamics|
|MAE 6291||Special Topics in Mechanical Engineering|
|PHYS 6130||Computational Physics I|
|PHYS 6230||Computational Physics II|
|PHYS 6330||Computational Physics III|
|PHYS 8110||Selected Topics in Theoretical Nuclear Physics|
Credits taken for the certificate may be used towards a graduate degree, with academic advisor approval.