***This course is part of the Micro-credential in Data Science Program. Ask about this program at contact@hpedis.uh.edu.


Python is an easy to learn, powerful programming language. It has efficient high-level data structures that make it suitable rapid application development. Topics covered in this session will include data types, conditional and loop statements, functions, input/output, modules, classes and exceptions. Upon completion of this tutorial series, participants should be able to understand existing scientific python codes as well as write their own simple python applications. This training session also introduces participants to scientific computing extensions of python like numpy for use in high-performance computing. Using advanced python libraries like regular expressions, scipy, pandas, seaborn, scikit-learn, etc for every day scientific computing are also taught.

Prerequisites: Participants are expected to have a working knowledge of the UNIX/Linux environment or should have taken Cluster computing course from HPE-DSI dept.

Date: 30th August 2021 - 6th October 2021 

Time: Mon Wed, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ebalunode

Class Capacity: 150

Location: Join Microsoft Teams with CODE

Attendees who are not current UH student, staff or faculty, will need to make a payment for the course prior to its commencement, using this URL payment link.

UH Alumni Registration Fee: $250.00

Non-UH Affiliate Registration Fee: $250.00


For more information contact us at: contact@hpedsi.uh.edu 

** Non-UH affiliates and alumni registering for the HPE DSI classes MUST:

(1) complete the payment of the course fees ($250.00 per course) at least three(3) weeks before course commencement.

(2) inform HPE DSI of their interest in taking the course at least three(3) weeks before the course start date. This will allow adequate time for processing of your course access credentials before the first-class meeting.


If you need to cancel a course for any reason, e-mail us at contact@hpedsi.uh.edu

** The following refund schedule applies:
More than three weeks before start date: A cancellation fee of 10% of the total workshop cost applies.
Less than three weeks before start date: 15% cancellation fee applies.
Less than one week before start date: 25% cancellation fee applies.
48 hours or less before class start: No refund is available.
All deposits and payments made are nontransferable. The HPE DSI cannot provide refunds, transfer payments, or offer makeup sessions for classes a student might miss, for any reason. If the HPE DSI has to cancel a workshop, you will receive a full refund.

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