The Minerva User Group and Training Classes


Training Sessions

Computational Scientists in the Scientific Computing Facility provide both beginning and advanced training sessions on how to use Minerva effectively and efficiently.  Times and location will be announced in advance in the Weekly Update email and posted on the Home page of this website.  Our computational Scientists are also available by appointment or drop-in.  Please see below for archived slides from past training sessions.

September 15, 2021: Introduction to Minerva (powerpoint slides)

September 22, 2021: LSF Job Scheduler (powerpoint slides)

Our prior Minerva training session included:

April 16th 2021 – Introduction to Minerva – Minerva_Intro_ 2021-04-16

       April 23th 2021 –  LSF Job Scheduler – Minerva_LSF_2021-04-23

       April 30th 2021 –  Singularity Container – Minerva_Singularity_2021-04-30

You will find slide presentations from past training sessions here.


Minerva User Group – Town Hall Meetings

The Minerva User Group (MUG) meets quarterly and on an as-needed basis to review computational and data usage statistics, and provide advice on operational policies and plans.  All scientists and researchers who use Minerva are encouraged to participate; slides from the meetings are posted on the internal Scientific Computing Facility’s website as well as in the Minerva Weekly Update.  Please see  below for slides from recent meetings.

Dec. 2020 – MUG Meeting –Minerva Town Hall 2020-12

You will find slide presentations from past Minerva User Group Meetings here.


Minerva User Survey

The Minerva User Survey is issued in Jan annually to collect your feedback.

You will find past survey results here.