Computing Our Universe

General Information

Welcome to the Computing Our Universe summer school page!

Applications for the 2000 program should be available in November/December.
Take a look at our very successful 1999 Summer School (or 1998).
Our program is very different from an REU. See the difference.

The 2000 summer school on computational astrophysics will involve six faculty and about 12 junior, senior, and first year graduate students. Together we will explore the current state of the art in using high performance computation to understand the origins of structure in the universe.

The 1999 session ran from June 21 - July 14, 1999. The 2000 session dates should be roughly similar (check back in November). It will take place in the Lederle Graduate Research Center on the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, in the scenic wooded hills of western Massachusetts, home to the Five Colleges (UMass, and Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges), about two hours from Boston and three hours from New York City. Students will be provided with travel support, university housing, and a meal plan, and selected undergraduate applicants will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

[Poster] A basic summary of the school, the participating faculty, and topics to be explored are provided on the (1999) poster (or text only). More detailed information can be gotten by looking at the 1999 Summer School or by contacting us. You will see we are very different from a standard REU.

Only students who have not yet started their second year of graduate school should apply. Students from nonUS institutions are welcome, but some may receive only partial support.

To apply, please complete the application form (if you have trouble accessing the form, go here). The deadline for receipt of the information and letters of reference is March 1, 1999.
Applications for 2000 will start in November or December - do not use the old form.

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