Vasp - Basic Theory and Best Practices, HPC2N, October 2019

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Name Vasp - Basic Theory and Best Practices, HPC2N, October 2019
Description Vasp - Basic Theory and Best Practices
Type of event Course
Location Umeå
Start date 2019-10-29
End date 2019-10-29

Course overview

This one day course will start by looking at the basic theory, then go on to setting up input scripts for VASP. We will look at general recommendations for common methodologies used, some common issues when setting up a simulation, and also at running VASP on HPC2N. In addition, there will be a hands-on.

Participation is open to all existing and prospective users of HPC from Swedish institutions.


  • Introduction to HPC2N
  • Basic Theory
  • General introduction to VASP
  • Running VASP at the SNIC centers HPC2N, NSC, and PDC
  • Performance analysis
  • Post-processing tools
  • Examples and hands-on

Course web page and registration

For more information and registration refer to the Course webpage