Vistas in Advanced Computing

More and more industries recognize proficiency in advanced computing as a very desirable qualification for job applicants. After
graduation, students with training in this area will find it much easier to find fulfilling and well-paying jobs.

In recognition of these market trends, CACDS has developed this program to train a select group of rising sophomores in various aspects of advanced computing over the course of two consecutive summers. Details of the program can be found on the information page.

For a recent article on the program see here

The main features are:

Scholarships awarded to each student

$ 4,000, plus $ 500 awarded for best performances

Summer 2017 dates

The Program starts June 19 and ends August 11, 2017.

This is a full day program and participants are expected Monday to Friday from 9:30am to 4:30pm.


Suite 205 in the Multidisciplinary Research and Engineering Building (MREB)


  • application-oriented lectures
  • practical coding and computer exercises
  • small research projects

Access to sate-of-the-art computational equipment provided to all participants.


Cick here to access the VAC 2017 application.