PICS Workshop: Python Boot Camp

PICS will be hosting a Python Boot Camp with instructor Arvind Bhusnurmath from the CIS department. It will be held in PICS 534 on Saturday, March 16th from 10 AM to 2 PM. Lunch will be provided. Please email Julia at to RSVP. RSVP is required to attend.

Title:  Python Boot Camp – from variables and simple statements to fun data visualizations

Summary: In this boot camp we will begin from the basics of Python programming (assuming little to no programming knowledge) and quickly cover topics such as conditionals and loops with the intent to use Python as a tool to help us do some data analysis.

Bio: Arvind Bhusnurmath is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Computer and Information Science. He teaches a mixture of graduate (CIT5960) and undergraduate courses(CIS1050, CIS1210) and currently is the director of the Master of Computer and Information Technology (on-campus) program. He received his PhD from the University of Pennsylvania in Computer and Information Science in 2008.