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Do we have to teach HPC/Parallel coding?

  1. Do we have to teach HPC/Parallel coding in a first course?
  2. I think YES if its a single graduate course.
  3. Perhaps not a lot of detail, but just like I think one homework in MATHEMATICA is important, breaking the barrier to parallel coding is important.
  4. Lets face it - much Computational Physics today is using codes like LAMMPS - students should at least be comfortable using them on parallel machines.