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Advanced School On Scientific Visualization

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The Advanced School On Scientific Visualization is an intense, 5 day, graduate level course.

The school aims at developing advanced skills in the field of Scientific Visualization, deepening the key subjects and tools by means of lectures, real-life case histories and extended hands-on tutorials.


  • VTK: Advanced Filtering and Rendering
  • Scientific Visualization tools (practical applications and tutorial)
  • Introduction to 3D computer graphics
  • QT: Advanced GUI development

Target Audience:

The school is aimed at final year master students, PhD students, and skilled researchers in computational sciences and scientific areas with different backgrounds.


The main expected benefits for the course attendant are:

  • enlarge their knowledge on state of art in scientific visualization;
  • apply best practices on state-of-the-art software deployment;
  • experience technical tips-and-tricks throughout the different phases of the tutorial sessions;
  • learn from case history and practical applications.



Knowledge of computer programming (C++/Python) and scientific visualization basic concepts are required.

Application Deadline: 

September 13th 2013

The number of participants is limited to 20 students.

Applicants will be selected according to their experience and qualifications.


Attendance is freeLunches will be offered to all the participants and some grants are available.
To be eligible for a grant, participants must not be funded by their institutions and must be working outside the Bologna area.
The grant will be: 250 euros for students working outside Italy and 150 euros for students working in Italy (outside Bologna area).
Some documentation will be required and the grant will be paid only after the certified presence to the lessons.

Edition for 2013:

14-18 October 2013

Cineca- BOLOGNA, via Magnanelli 6/3, 40033 Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, Italy