Scientific Computing Day (SCD) is a symposium for fostering interactions and collaborations among researchers at Georgia State University and its affiliates. SCD provides researchers a venue to present their work, and for the GSU scientific, computational and business communities to exchange views on today’s multidisciplinary computational challenges and state-of-the-art developments.

What to expect?
Day 1 – October 25: Tutorials/labs led by experts. 
Day 2- October 26: 
 Technical program features: presentations by renowned and leading experts on topics such as data analytics, artificial intelligence, and advanced cyber-infrastructure, panel discussion, student networking, and poster reception.
Researchers and aspiring researchers from all disciplines are welcome.
Registration Information
October 26, 2018
8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
GSU Centennial Hall
Georgia State University, Downtown Campus
100 Auburn Ave.  Atlanta, GA 30303

Register for the Conference >
Registration for the conference will close on Friday, October 19 at 5 p.m.

Poster Session Registration >

Organizing Committee
Organizer: Research Solutions
Co-Chairs: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh ( and Suranga Edirisinghe (

Conference Schedule

Schedule is subject to change

8 a.m. Registration, Check In, and Breakfast
Located in Centennial Hall: 100 Auburn 

8:45 a.m. - Conference Opening and Welcome

9 a.m. - Invited Talk 
Speaker TBD

9:30 a.m. - Invited Talk 
Speaker TBD

10 a.m. - Coffee Break

10:30 a.m. - Panel Discussion
Why Advanced Scientific Computing and Analytic Matter? 

Panelists: TBD

12 p.m. - Lunch (Networking)
12:45 p.m.  - Demo Alley 
More Information to Come 

2 p.m. - Dr. Sushil Prasad (Program Director NSF) 
Advanced Scientific Computing in Next Decade - NSF Prospective

3 p.m. - Coffee Break 

3:30 p.m. - Panel Discussion 
Coding vs Using Prebuilt Application, Pros and Cons 

Panelists: TBD

5 p.m. - Poster Presentations  

6 p.m. - Evening Reception and Poster Competition 

October 25 Parking Details for GSU Student Center

M Deck Parking
Visitor parking is available in the M Deck for $7 (cash only)
Address: 33 Auditorium Place, Atlanta, GA 30303 | Map

To get to the Student Center from M Deck:

  1. Once you park in the M Deck, exit via the M Deck Pedestrian Entrance
  2. The Student Center will be directly across the street

To get to the Student Center from MARTA:

  1. Take East/West rapid-rail line to the Georgia State Station.
  2. Exit station onto Piedmont Avenue. Walk right two blocks to Gilmer Street (you will cross over Decatur Street).
  3. Cross Piedmont and enter Student Center East at the corner of Piedmont and Gilmer.


October 26 Parking Details for Centennial Hall

T Deck Parking
T Deck address: 43 Auburn Avenue | T Deck Map

To get to the Centennial Hall from T Deck:

  1. Exit Deck T onto Auburn Ave, head east (down) Auburn Ave. and walk to Courtland St. (about 0.2 miles).
  2. Centennial Hall will be on your left (At the corner of Auburn and Courtland) . If you reach the Piedmont Ave you have gone too far.

To get to the Centennial Hall from MARTA (Peachtree Center Station):

  1. Walk south on Peachtree. Turn left on Ellis St NE

  2. Turn right onto Peachtree Center Ave NE

  3. Turn left onto Auburn Avenue

  4. Cross over Courtland Street

  5. Centennial Hall will be on your left

Other Public Parking Options
The closest ones include:

  • 75 Piedmont Ave: 75 Piedmont Deck entrance is located off of J.W. Dobbs Avenue.  The cost is $10 a day.
  • 141 John Wesley Dobbs Avenue Parking Lot: Corner of Peachtree Center Avenue and John Wesley Dobbs Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30303: $5 subject to availability.