Sep 15 – 28, 2019
Babeş-Bolyai University
Europe/Bucharest timezone

Academic programme

The complete programme will offer more than 55 hours of lectures and hands-on exercises. The programme is organized over three distinct tracks: Physics Computing, Software Engineering, and Data Technologies.

  • Physics Computing

    • Introduction to Physics Computing
      by Arnulf Quadt (University of Göttingen)
      2h lectures

    • Data Analysis
      by Ivica Puljak (University of Split)
      4h lectures + 3h exercises

    • Machine Learning
      by Anna Scaife (University of Manchester)
      3h lectures + 3h exercises

    • Data Science tools for interactive exploration
      by Bob Jacobsen (UC Berkeley)
      1h lecture

  • Software Engineering

    • Software Design in the Many-Cores Era
      by Enric Tejedor (CERN) and Andrei Gheata (CERN)
      4h lectures + 3h exercises

    • Tools and Techniques
      by Bob Jacobsen (UC Berkeley)
      2h lectures + 5h exercises

    • Creating Secure Software
      by Sebastian Lopienski (CERN)
      3h lectures + 3h exercises

  • Data Technologies

    • Data Management
      by Alberto Pace (CERN)
      5h lectures

    • Data and Storage Technologies
      by Andreas J. Peters (CERN)
      1h lecture + 4h exercises

    • Data Visualization
      by Eamonn Maguire (Pictet Asset Management)
      2h lectures + 2h exercises

    • Networking Fundamentals
      by Francois Fluckiger (CERN)
      2h lectures

  • Additional lectures

    On top of the academic programme of the School, there are four guest lectures scheduled:

    • Computational Science - The Third Pillar of Science?
      by Emil Slusanschi (Politehnica University of Bucharest)

    • Physics-inspired computer algorithms
      by Liliana Teodorescu (Brunel University)

    • Using MPI and OpenMP in building High Performance Applications
      by Virginia Niculescu (University Babes-Bolyai)

    • Industrial applications of data science
      by Cosmin Lazar (Bosch)

    There will be also a session of short student presentations.

    Finally, two special evening talks will be given by CSC lecturers:

    • When Internet history meets philosophy
      by Francois Fluckiger (CERN)

    • Future of the Universe and of Humanity
      by Ivica Puljak (University of Split)