COURSE 2010
“HighPerformance Scientific Computing on the GPU with emphasis on CAD and FEA”
by
Prof. K. Suresh
University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
ABSTRACT
The objective of this shortcourse is to explore the use of graphics
programmable units (GPUs) for accelerating scientific computations.
Specifically, we shall consider stateoftheart CUDAenabled NVidia
GPUs to address some of computational challenges associated with
geometric modeling and finite element analysis. The shortcourse
consists of the following five lectures (additional lectures will be
delivered, if necessary):
 Introduction of GPU: Monday, February 01, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 CUDA programming: Monday, February 08, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 CUBLAS and FFT on the GPU: Monday, February 15, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 Geometric computations using CUDA: Monday, March 01, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 Finite element analysis using CUDA: Monday, March 08, 2010 at 3:30 pm
 Biomechanics applications on the GPU: Monday, March 15, 2010, 3:30 pm
This is a handson course where the students are encouraged to ‘play
around’ with GPU programming; familiarity with Matlab and C
programming is the only prerequisite.
