Lecturers and topics

Fluid dynamics, conservation laws and waves

Prof. Fernando Moreno-Insertis
Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias, Tenerife, Spain


Stellar and planetary formation

Prof. Åke Nordlund
Niels Bohr Institute and the STARPLAN center of excellence, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Dynamics of solar and stellar convection zones

Dr. Maarit Käpylä
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, Germany

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Solar atmosphere

Dr. Matthias Rempel
High Altitude Observatory, Boulder, Colorado, USA

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General relativity and compact objects

Prof. Sascha Husa
University of Balearic Islands, Spain

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Interstellar medium

Prof. Stefanie Walch-Gassner
I.Physics Institute, Department of Physics, University of Cologne, Germany
Cologne Center for Data and Simulation Science, University of Cologne
, Germany

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Galaxy evolution

Prof. Tom Theuns
Institute for Computational Cosmology, Ogden Centre for Fundamental Physics, Department of Physics, University of Durham, UK

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Seminars and tutorials

  • The European infrastructure for high-performance computing: how to apply for computing time (Dr. Sergi Girona, Operations Director & CIO, Barcelona Supercomputing Center, Spain)
  • CFD applications outside astrophysics (Prof. Ramon Codina Rovira, International center for numerical methods in engineering, Barcelona, Spain)
  • A numerical simulation framework for the exa-scale era (Prof. Åke Nordlund, integrated in the hands-on exercises)
  • A brief introduction to the Message Passing Interface (MPI) library and the HDF5 file format (Dr. Angel de Vicente, Instituto de Astrofisica de Canarias)
  • Hands-on exercises