The 2nd Summer School for Integrated Computational Materials Education

June 11-22, 2012
340 West Hall
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor Michigan
Weekend Events

Saturday, June 16th
Time: 1:00 PM
Location: Gallup Park Canoe Livery
Event: Huron River Canoe Trip

Sunday, June 17th in 340 WH
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: #340 West Hall
Speaker: Laura M. Bartolo (Kent State University)

Title: ICME-related "scripts/examples/modules" & Education

Given their adaptable nature, "scripts/examples/modules" can provide a readily effective and efficient way to bring widely recognized research codes as well as commonly applied simulation methods into the undergraduate classroom.  Running, modifying, and writing scripts as part of the scientific workflow helps teach building block concepts of MS, such as thermodynamics, MS code architecture, and scientific programming basics.  Faculty can incorporate scripts into the classroom to accomplish multiple educational goals, such as: introduce computational tools; demonstrate key scientific concepts central to a course; familiarize students with reading, modifying, and potentially writing their own scripts; as well as offer as capstone projects.  This morning tutorial will provide hands-on opportunities with scripts suitable for research and education relating to ICME as well as platforms for storing and disseminating scripts.