Introduction to Helium and Neon Clusters

Event Date: 

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm


ITS – Research Services is holding a two hour introductory training session on using the Helium Cluster.  This session is intended for anyone who will be running jobs on Helium.  During this training session we will discuss:

  • How to make the most effective use of HPC resources
  • Connecting to the Helium cluster
  • Launching HPC jobs
  • Getting your data to and from Helium
  • Getting access to the software you need.

This training session will be taught be Ben Rogers, Director of Research Services, and will provide both lecture-based and hands-on training. The session will take place May 29th from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and will be located in the IT Training Room in the Conference Center on the second floor of the Old Capital Mall. 

There is room for 15 people.  Please sign up using the form below if you are interested in attending.  Registration is first come first served.  If you are unable to attend the session after signing up, please let Research Services staff know.

Please note: In order to complete the in class activities, you will need a Helium account.  

If you have not already done so, please fill out the Helium access agreement to get an account.

The access agreement form is located here:

Slides for the class are avaialble here.

Event Location: 

2520 Training Room
200 South Capitol Street University Capitol Center
52242 Iowa City , IA
Iowa US