Second 2-Day Official Software Carpentry Workshop at Texas A&M University


We are pleased to invite you to the second 2-day Official Software Carpentry Workshop at Texas A&M University. Texas A&M AgriLife Genomics and Bioinformatics Service, TAMU High Performance Research Computing, TAMU Libraries, TAMU Departments of Atmospheric Sciences, ECE and EEB Departments are collaborating to organize and hold this workshop.

This hands-on workshop is an introduction aimed at those with no previous experience, particularly graduate students, as well as faculty and researchers. There are only 25 spots open, so apply as soon as possible. We will review the interested applicants and will contact 25 to register and attend the workshop. Software Carpentry (SC) is a world renowned organization that was established in 1998 and teaches researchers the computing skills they need to get more done in less time and with less pain.

Attendees are required to bring their own laptops to fully benefit from the workshop.

Detailed information for the workshop:

Topics covered: Unix shell, Version Control with Git, R Programming

Date: February 7-8, 2019

Time: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Instructors: Noushin Ghaffari, Ramalingam Saravanan, David Bapst, and Shichen Wang

Helpers: Jian Tao, Marcel Brun, Katherine Beal, Adrian Castellanos, Danielle Walkup

Where: Annex Library, Room # 405

Fee: $35

Lunch: provided (the fee includes the lunch, coffee and refreshments for both days)

Application link:

Workshop webpage:

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or concerns by sending email to

TAMU Software Carpentry Team