Data Science Talk Oct. 19

Wednesday 14, 2015

Amit Bhattacharyya, the lead data scientist at Teachers Pay Teachers, will give a presentation on data science hosted by the NMU physics department. Data science uses skills from numerous disciplines across the social and physical sciences to extract knowledge or insights from large volumes of data. This talk will focus on some of the basic issues that a data scientist is faced with and skills that help along the way. It will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building.  

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace for teacher to buy and sell classroom materials. Bhattacharyya works on developing both technical and modeling infrastructure to analyze customer behavior and has given many presentations at data science conferences. This presentation will take place at 7 p.m. Monday Oct. 19 in West Science Room 2701 (Mead Auditorium)    

Molly Egelkraut
Student Writer