Date: 15/02/2018


A seminar on Data Science was held on 15th February 2018 by the CESS committee. The objective of the seminar was to make the students aware of ‘DATA SCIENCE’, a multidisciplinary field of data inference, algorithm development, and technology used to solve analytically complex problems. The seminar was conducted from 01:30 pm onwards in the seminar hall by the TE’s and BE’s along with professionals from arya.ai. There were approximately 80-90 students present for the seminar.

Abhishek Sawarkar, a data scientist at Arya.ai presided over the session. Arya.ai is a tech company that deploys deep learning to solve conventional challenges in various sectors. The company is renowned for being selected by Paris&co and for featuring in Forbes Asia’s 30 under 30. The topics covered by the speaker included the Journey of building an AI startup, products of Arya.ai and its functioning, challenges and approaches, tools, and skills required to enter these domains. Also, a Video Demo on advanced object detection was shown to the students and thus imparting significant knowledge about this field. The major highlight of the seminar was the special Internship opportunity for the students.

The seminar gathered a significant amount of students and proved to be very informative for the students who wanted to do masters in this field or pursue their ambition of being a data scientist.