PATC: HPC-based simulations, Engineering and Environment with applications in Bioengineering

Date: 14/Feb/2018 Time: 09:00 - 16/Feb/2018 Time: 18:00


The course will take place in
Barcelona Supercomputing Centre,
within the UPC Campus Nord premises.

Vertex Building VS208

Target group: INTERMEDIATE: for trainees with some theoretical and practical knowledge;  

Cost: There is no registration fee. The attendees would need to cover the expenses for travel, accommodation and meals. CompBioMed will be offering a few travel grants for this training event. Please go to Further information to learn more about the requirements.  

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Day 1 (Feb 14)


9:00-11:00 Introduction to Computational Mechanics: Bioengineering Applications (Mariano Vázquez, BSC)

11:00-13:00 Introduction to HPC in Computational Modelling (Marco Verdicchio, SURFsara)

13:00-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-16:00 Computational Hemodynamics on HPC (UvA) (Gábor Závodszky, UvA)

16:00-18:00 Parallel algorithms for Computational Mechanics (Guillaume Houzeaux - Ricard Borrell, BSC)


Day 2 (Feb 15)


9:00-11:00 Predicting the risk of fall - A computational modelling approach using CT2S (Dr Xinshan Li, Dr Alessandro Melis, USFD)

11:00-13:00 Big Compute: HPC in the Cloud with Microsoft Azure (Karl Podesta, MICROSOFT)

13:00-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Introduction to Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) and GPCR Modelling (Dr Alexander Heifetz, EVOTEC)

15:00-16:00 Innovations in HPC-training for medical, science and engineering students (Andrea Townsend-Nicholson, David Wright, UCL)

16:00-18:00 Molecular Medicine: Hands On (Andrea Townsend-Nicholson, David Wright, UCL)


Day 3 (Feb 15)


9:00-11:00 Data Visulization for Researchers Crash Course (Guillermo Marín, BSC)

11:00-13:00 High Throughput Molecular Dynamics Simulations for Drug Discovery (João Damas, ACELLERA, Adrià Perez, UPF)

13:00-14:00 Lunch Break

14:00-15:00 Fluid structure interaction applied to electromechanical models of the heart (Alfonso Santiago, BSC)

15:00-16:00 HPC Multi-scale computational modelling using Alya Red (Jazmín Aguado-Sierra, BSC)

16:00-18:00 Computational Biomechanics: trends in modelling and simulation (Eva Casoni, BSC)