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


Today, multiple resources such as Social Media/Healthcare applications/Banking Applications so on generate a large volume of data.

The first question which comes to our mind is how to make the data useful to help society.

This course has designed to help you familiarize yourself with some of the essential steps to begin analyzing the data and discovering the patterns on the dataset.

 It will include working on some real-world datasets covering skills such as

Data scraping, data pre-processing (data importing & cleaning), data wrangling (exploratory data analysis & data structuring) and applying statistical techniques to get ready for the machine learning algorithms.

Pre-requisites: Familiarity with Python Programming language 

Recommended: Intro to Linux/Cluster computing course provided by HPE DSI

Instructor: Ishita Sharma

Date: 31st August 2021 - 5th October 2021

Time: Tues Thur 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Location: Join Microsoft Teams with CODE

Capacity: 150

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 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.