Workshop on High-Performance Computing for Astronomy and Astrophysics

Organizer: SKA-India Consortium and IIT Kharagpur, Under the aegis of National Supercomputing Mission

About the Workshop

In recent times, different research areas in Astronomy & Astrophysics have started to rely on high-performance computing (HPC). The workshop aims to cover different aspects relevant for using HPC to solve problems in such areas. Basics of HPC programming framework will be complemented by timely and relevant topics in Astronomy & Astrophysics where HPC resources are indispensable.

  • When: September 20-23, 2021
  • No registration fee

Who should attend: Scientists, Faculty Members, Postdoctoral Fellows, Doctoral Students, Postgraduate Students, Motivated UG students

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The last date for registration is Tuesday 15th September, 5:00 PM -(Registration may close earlier if capacity is reached. Early registration is recommended.)

Date of notification and sharing of online link: Friday 17th September.


  • Introduction to HPC
  • OpenMP & MPI with demonstration
  • CUDA and GPU optimized codes
  • Domain decomposition methods using MPI
  • Fluids and magnetohydrodynamics
  • Cosmological simulations
  • Radiative transfer
  • Numerical relativity
  •  Neutral hydrogen surveys
  • Pulsar surveys
  • Radio continuum imaging
  • Radio transients

Who should attend: Scientists, Faculty Members, Postdoctoral Fellows, Doctoral Students, Postgraduate Students


Abhirup Datta, IIT Indore

Ashish Kuvelkar, CDAC

Bharatkumar Sharma, NVIDIA

Bhaswati Bhattacharyya, NCRA-TIFR Pune

Girish Kulkarni, TIFR Mumbai

Neeraj Gupta, IUCAA Pune

Nishikanta Khandai, NISER Odisha

Pralay Mitra, IIT Kharagpur

Prateek Sharma, IISc Bengaluru

Prayush Kumar, ICTS-TIFR Bengaluru 

Preeti Malakar, IIT Kanpur

Shriharsh Tendulkar, TIFR Mumbai

Somnath Roy, IIT Kharagpur

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Organizing Committee:

Ashish Kuvelkar, CDAC

Dipanjan Mukherjee, IUCAA, Pune

Narendra Nath Patra, RRI, Bengaluru

Pabitra Mitra, IIT Kharagpur

Somnath Roy, IIT Kharagpur

Tirthankar Roy Choudhury, NCRA-TIFR, Pune

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