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.

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.