CPS-FR 2019

1st Computational Physics School for Fusion Research

August 26–31, 2019

Hosted by : MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center

The CPS-FR 2019 was a great success -- many thanks to all participants for making the experience so enjoyable!

We are now working towards an even better 2nd edition of the event!

Read the PSFC article on the summer school at this link.

CPS-FR 2019 Overview

The CPS-FR will provide young researchers with critical skill sets to tackle modern fusion energy research challenges through hands-on tutorials:

High Performance Computing (HPC)

Parallel Programming

Computational Statistics & Uncertainty Quantification

Machine Learning

See other tabs for program, application details and other useful information!


  • All sessions will now take place on the main MIT campus in Bldg. 4, Classroom 231.
  • Check the Program tab for the latest agenda and speaker bios/abstracts for each session.
  • The Organizing Committee is pleased to subsidize, 7-day MBTA combo passes (the Charlie Ticket) for eligible students! The Charlie Ticket is valid for unlimited travel, for 7 days, on: Subway, Local Bus, Silver Line, Commuter Rail Zone 1A, and Charlestown Inner Harbor Ferry. Check your email for details!
  • Lunch is provided, every day, for students/participants in the program, as well as two (2) organized dinners during the week. Additionally, the organizing committee will arrange tours of MIT's fusion research facilities and the MIT campus.

Important Dates

Applications open: April 5, 2019

Applications close: May 31, 2019

Acceptance letters: June 19, 2019

Acceptance responses: June 28, 2019

Summer School: August 26-31, 2019

*Last updated: 09/06/19