Fall 2019 Schedule

All seminars are offered between 4:30 PM – 7:15 PM in SJSU’s Boccardo Business Center (BBC). See below for dates and rooms.

Python Foundations presented by Dr. Esperanza Huerta
Interpret, modify and create basic programs in Python for Data Science applications. A great seminar if you’ve never programmed before!
When: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Where: BBC 302 on SJSU campus

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Exploring Relationships in Graphs presented by Dr. Scott Jensen
Data Science is about exploring the patterns and relationships in data. You will use the Neo4j graph database to explore relationships in a social network.
When: Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

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Data Wrangling presented by Dr. Esperanza Huerta
Learn to overcome some problems of raw data using pandas, a Python package, and to perform basic data transformations to analyze your data.
When: Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Where: BBC 302 on SJSU campus

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Spark and Jupyter Notebooks presented by Dr. Scott Jensen
You will use some of the hottest web-based tools in Data Science to explore a dataset, create visualizations, and publish your results.
When: Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

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Learning in TensorFlow presented by Dr. Esperanza Huerta
Create a machine learning algorithm using TensorFlow to identify patterns in data.
When: Tuesday October 15, 2019
Where: BBC 302 on SJSU campus

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Telling Your Data Story using Tableau presented by Dr. Scott Jensen
Learn to visually profile a dataset, formulate questions of that dataset, and then generate visualizations to effectively communicate the stories contained in the dataset using Tableau; a popular data visualization tool.
When: Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

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Statistical Foundations presented by Dr. Subhankar Dhar
Dive into important statistical concepts and programming fundamentals using popular Python modules as you do a hands-on analysis of real-world datasets.
When: Thursday, October 17, 2019
Where: BBC 302 on SJSU campus

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Introduction to Machine Learning for Data Science presented by Dr. Subhankar Dhar
Learn and apply fundamental machine learning (ML) concepts to solve real-world problems in Data Science. Apply ML tools using Jupyter Notebook and various Python libraries to get hands-on programming experience.
When: Thursday, November 14, 2019
Where: BBC 302 on SJSU campus

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Spring 2019 Schedule (concluded)

Demystifying AI presented by Harlan Findley, Director of Consulting & Strategy at Google   Special Guest!
When: Wednesday, February 13, 2019
[1:30 – 4:00 pm]
Where: BBC 032 on SJSU campus

Python Foundations presented by Dr. Esperanza Huerta
When: Thursday, February 21, 2019 / Thursday, March 7, 2019
[4:30 – 7:15 pm]
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

Exploring Graphs in Neo4j presented by Dr. Scott Jensen
When: Thursday, February 28, 2019 Thursday, March 14, 2019
[4:30 – 7:15 pm]
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

Statistical Foundations presented by Dr. Subhankar Dhar
When: Thursday, March 21, 2019 / Thursday, April 18, 2019
[4:30 – 7:15 pm]
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus

Spark and Jupyter presented by Dr. Scott Jensen
When: Thursday, April 11, 2019
[4:30 – 7:15 pm]
Where: BBC 305 on SJSU campus