***This course is an elective course of the Micro-credential in Advanced Data Science Program. Ask about this program at contact@hpedsi.uh.edu.

This course is an introduction to the Julia programming language. Julia is the fastest modern open-source language for data science, machine learning, and scientific computing. Julia provides the functionality, ease-of-use and intuitive syntax of R, Python, Matlab, SAS, or Stata combined with the speed, capacity, and performance of C, C++, or Java. Julia also provides parallel and distributed computing capabilities out of the box, and unlimited scalability with minimal effort.



Prerequisites: None.

Instructor: Dr. Jerry Ebalunode

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

Date: 14th Oct 2024 - 18th Nov 2024

Location: Join Microsoft Teams with CODE

Capacity: 150

Attendance Requirement:

Good standing on Attendance grade (>50%) would be required to see new course materials, homework assignments, and exams/projects as the course proceeds.

Also, for students interested in getting a badge or certificate for completing this course, an attendance grade of at least 12 hours of the class meeting sessions is required, to be qualified for passing the course and getting the badge.


  • HPE DSI’s courses are free for UH System students from outside the Main Campus. However, these individuals must enroll in our courses at least three weeks before the course starts to allow for proper registration.

Clear Lake, Victoria, Downtown, Sugar Land, or Katy campuses 

Attendees who are current UHS students, staff, or faculty from the Clear Lake, Victoria, Downtown, Sugar Land, or Katy campuses MUST fill in this credentials form at least three(3) weeks before the course start date. This will allow adequate time to process your course access credentials before the first class.  

Current UHS (all campuses) Student, Staff, or Faculty Registration Fee: Free. 

UH Alumni and Non-UH Affiliates 

Attendees who are not current UHS students, staff, or faculty will need to make a payment for the course prior to its commencement. 

UH Alumni Registration Fee: $250.00. 

Non-UH Affiliate Registration Fee: $250.00. 

** 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 using this payment link https://store.mynsm.uh.edu/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=399&search=221

(2) fill in this credentials form at least three(3) weeks before the course start date. This will allow adequate time to process your course access credentials before the first class.  

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 the start date: A cancellation fee of 10% of the total workshop cost applies.
Less than three weeks before the start date: 15% cancellation fee applies.
Less than one week before the start date: 25% cancellation fee applies.
48 hours or less before class start: No refund is available.
All deposits and payments made are non-transferable. 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.