CHPC Linux and Python training for Development in Africa Radio Astronomy Project

Computer Laboratory (GSSTI)

Computer Laboratory


Ghana Space Science and Technology Institute PO Box LG 80 Logon, Accra

CHPC - DARA Linux and Python Training Partnership

The CHPC will be conducting a full-week computer training to selected students of Development in Africa Radio Astronomy (DARA) project within SKA specified partner countries. In particular, Botswana, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia, respectively. Students background is in natural science (e.g. Physics, Mathematics, Statistics etc). The computer syllabus covers 2 days half on introduction to Linux and 2 days half on Python programming for science and engineering. It is requirement that selected DARA students must attend this computer training before they can do anything related to radio Astronomy modules within the DARA project. The training utilise the existing clusters of PCs that have been delivered by DARA and African VLBI Network, all of which have the same Linux set-up and Astronomy software on them installed by HartRAO.

All selected students by DARA from Ghana and Kenya to attend the training from

29 April to 03 May 2019;

at GSSTI, Ghana.

Must register for the computer course before 26 April 2019.

Delegates for CHPC computer training for DARA project in Ghana, 2019
  • Brian Okello
  • Capacity Agbemafo
  • Dennis Kiyeng
  • Emily Munene
  • Faith Mbugua
  • Francis Kudjoe
  • Gabriel Gyasi
  • Glober Meshack
  • Insight Agbetsiafa
  • Joseph Orieko
  • Leah Okumu
  • Linda Abakah Sikafo
  • Mercy Mwikali
  • Solomon Appekey
  • Theresa Allotey
  • Victor Obock
  • Vivian Adhiambo Otieno
  • Wisdom Alorbu
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