Mathematica at UTEP
Mathematica can be installed on UTEP-owned or personal computers, or it can be accessed online in a cloud environment.
COMPUTER SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Installation of Mathematica on UTEP-owned or personal computers
Please contact your local IT support person, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or to email@example.com.
Include the computer UTEP tag, operating system (Windows, Mac, Linux) and computer location.
Faculty and staff personally owned computers
Faculty and staff home-use licenses are requested directly on the Wolfram User Portal.
- Fill out a HOME-USE MATHEMATICA LICENSE REQUEST FORM (a new browser window will open).
- Use UTEP's license number: L3037-1495 on the first field of the form.
Student personally owned computers
Student home-use licenses are requested directly on the Wolfram User Portal.
- Create an account(New users only):
- Go to user.wolfram.com and click "Create Account"
- Fill out form using a @miners.utep.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
- Check your email and click the link to validate your Wolfram ID
- Request the download and key:
- FILL OUT THE ACTIVATION KEY REQUEST FORM
- Once the request is approved, click the "Product Summary page" link to access your license
- Click "Get Downloads" and select "Download" next to your computer's operating system
- Run the installer on your machine, and enter the Activation Key at the prompt
Access Mathematica Online
- Create an account (New users only):
- Navigate to Wolfram's User Portal, user.wolfram.com, and click "Create Account"
- Fill out the form using a utep.edu email, and click "Create Wolfram ID"
- Click on “manage Wolfram ID” on the top right corner, then look for and click the link “send verification email”. The verification email may take several minutes to reach your inbox.
- Reply to the verification email, and check that your account has been verified.
- Access Mathematica Online
After completing the steps above, you may go to Mathematica online directly by signing into wolframcloud.com.
MORE INFORMATION about Mathematica online.
The first two tutorials are excellent for new users, and can be assigned to students as homework to learn Mathematica outside of class time.
- Hands-on Start to Mathematica (video)
- Follow along in Mathematica as you watch this multi-part screencast that teaches you the basics how to create your first notebook, calculations, visualizations, interactive examples, and more.
- Hands-on Start to Wolfram Mathematica and Programming with the Wolfram Language (book)
- Learn Mathematica at your own pace from authors with 50+ years of combined Mathematica experience with hands-on examples, end-of-chapter exercises, and authors' tips that introduce you to the breadth of Mathematica with a focus on ease of use.
- What's New in Mathematica 12
- Provides examples to help you get started with new functionality in Mathematica 12, including machine learning, computational geometry, geographic computation, and device connectivity.
- How To Topics
- Access step-by-step instructions ranging from how to create animations to basic syntax information.
- Learning Center
- Search Wolfram's large collection of materials for example calculations or tutorials in your field of interest.
Teaching with Mathematica
Mathematica offers an interactive classroom experience that helps students explore and grasp concepts, plus gives faculty the tools they need to easily create supporting course materials, assignments, and presentations.
- Mathematica for Teaching and Education - Free video course
- Learn how to make your classroom dynamic with interactive models, explore computation and visualization capabilities in Mathematica that make it useful for teaching practically any subject at any level, and get best-practice suggestions for course integration.
- How To Create a Lecture Slideshow - Video tutorial
- Learn how to create a slideshow for class that shows a mixture of graphics, calculations, and nicely formatted text, with live calculations or animations.
- Wolfram Demonstrations Project
- Download pre-built, open-code examples from a daily-growing collection of interactive visualizations, spanning a remarkable range of topics.
- Wolfram Training Education Courses
- Access on-demand and live courses on Mathematica, SystemModeler, and other Wolfram technologies.
Research with Mathematica
Rather than requiring different toolkits for different jobs, Mathematica integrates the world's largest collection of algorithms, high-performance computing capabilities, and a powerful visualization engine in one coherent system, making it ideal for academic research in just about any discipline.
- Mathematica for University Research - Free video course
- Explore Mathematica's high-level and multi-paradigm programming language, support for parallel computing and GPU architectures, built-in functionality for specialized application areas, and multiple publishing and deployment options for sharing your work.
- Utilizing HPC and Grid Computing - Free video course
- Learn how to create programs that take advantage of multicore machines or available clusters.
- Field-Specific Applications
- Learn what areas of Mathematica are useful for specific fields.