9th and 10th October

CESS, in collaboration with ASME, organized a workshop on Data Science. The workshop helped students in understanding the basics of Data Science and its industrial applications. The workshop was conducted in the seminar hall, on both Wednesday and Thursday. There were more than 50 students who enrolled for the workshop. The president of CESS, Mr.Saad Ghojaria, and the Chairperson of ASME, Mr.Rutuj Jagtap, felicitated the speaker, Mr.Ashwin Mehta, who is an expert in the Data Science field. He holds a PhD in Physics, from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and is a Technical Director at Vissicomp. The workshop commenced with the speaker talking about Python and where it is required. After that, he informed the students about what will be covered in the workshop over the duration of two days. He taught various Python concepts from scratch, this helped students get a better hold over the topic. On the second day, he spoke about Machine Learning and how it is used in the field of data science followed by the methods used in plotting various graphs required using Python. Towards the end, the speaker spoke about how one can become a successful Data Scientist and answered any doubts the students had. The workshop helped students in getting a better understanding in Data Science.