Advanced Scientific Computing, Certificate
This certificate is open to all masters and PhD students currently enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania.
The Penn Institute for Computational Science (PICS) offers the Advanced Scientific Computing Certificate. This is open to all MSE and PhD students enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania. The Certificate can be completed in one year, and courses may count towards other majors and degree requirements depending on the program.
Upon successful completion, students will:
- Develop unique skills at the nexus of high-performance scientific computing, data science, physical science and engineering.
- Become equipped to solve the complex scientific and technological problems that carry societal impact through theory and computing.
- Earn a Certificate of Advanced Scientific Computing which will appear on the student’s official Penn transcript.
|1) Download, complete and submit the registration form. 1|
|2) Complete 4 courses. Options include:|
|1 CU in||1|
|Algorithms and Computation|
or CIS 5020
|Analysis of Algorithms|
|Big Data Analytics|
|Numerical Methods and Modeling|
|1 CU in||1|
|Interactive Computer Graphics|
|Atomic Modeling in Materials Science|
|Multiscale Modeling of Chemical and Biological Systems|
|Master's Independent Study|
|2 CU Electives in:||2|
or CIS 5210
or CIS 6200
|Advanced Topics in Machine Learning|
|Data-driven Modeling and Probabilistic Scientific Computing|
|Applied Machine Learning|
|Introduction to High-Performance Scientific Computing|
|Modern Data Mining|
|Other course substitutions require prior approval|
|3) Attend at least 2 workshops hosted by PICS. 2|
|4) Attend 8 AMCS or PICS colloquium hosted on various Fridays from 2:00pm-3:00pm 3|
More information on PICS workshops can be found here.
More information on AMCS or PICS colloquium can be found here.
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.