Introduction to Helium & Neon Clusters

Event Date: 

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm


ITS – Research Services is holding a two hour introductory training session on using the Helium and Neon Clusters.  This session is intended for anyone who will be running jobs on these systems but most material will be at an introductory level.  During this training session we will discuss:

  • How to make the most effective use of HPC resources
  • Connecting to the clusters
  • Launching HPC jobs
  • Getting your data to and from HPC resources
  • 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 January 17th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm and will be located in the IT Training Room in the UCC 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 serve.  If you are unable to attend the session after signing up, please let Research Services staff know at

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: 

2523 UCC Training Room
2800 University Capitol Centre
52242 Iowa City , IA
Iowa US