Below are links to the materials, including slide sets, used by instructors of Research Computing tutorials.

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Tutorial Slide Sets

Past and One Time Events Tutorials

Note on the Examples Linked to Above

The tutorials examples linked to above were mostly written and tested under Linux OS on the Shared Computing Cluster (SCC). Some of them (R, Python, …) most likely will run under Windows or Mac OS but will likely require you to download and install the required, generally free, software. Other examples (C, Fortran, openGL, openACC, CUDA) might additionally require some minor changes in the code (e.g. headers, files paths), compilation and build directives. If you have questions about porting and building the examples onto a different machine, please contact us at