Getting Started with Python and Data Science Workshop – Day 1

1:00pm – 4:00pm


Dr. Guixing Wei, Senior Spatial and GIS Analyst, S4 & PSTC

This three-part workshop series, running on October 23, October 30, and November 6, aims to provide participants with an immersive practice on Python and data analytics. It is designed primarily for beginners with no Python or other programming experiences. Three classes will cover Python environment (software) setup, Syntax and fundamental data structures of Python, and Packages and skills on data engineering and computing.  

Participants will become familiar with Python working environment, Anaconda and Jupyter Notebook. The workshop series will also prepare participants to understand the basics of Python, install and use Python packages, develop Python scripts, manipulate and analyze data using computing packages (e.g., NumPy, Pandas).  

This workshop is open to Brown affiliates, with priorities given to PSTC faculty and trainees. Registration is now closed. Email Guixing Wei with questions about the content or logistics.