Department of Computer Science & Engineering under the aegis of Uttaranchal Institute of Technology, Uttaranchal University and in collaboration with CSI Dehradun Chapter started its 5 day Faculty Development Programme on “Data Sciences and Big Data Analytics with R Programming” on 2nd February, 2019. The Inaugural Ceremony was organized by all the constituent departments of UIT and was anchored by Dr. Shriya Goyal, Head – Department of Humanities.
The event was inaugurated with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony followed by Lighting of the auspicious Lamp by Hon’ble Chancellor Shri Jitender Joshi, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Joshi, Resource Person Dr. Sumit Chaudhary, all the Heads of Departments and Program Coordinator- Mr. Tarun Kumar.
The main objective behind organizing this FDP was to understand the significance of alignment amongst the fundamental elements of Big Data Analytics. The focus was to provide a comprehensive overview of a broad range of data analysis method.
In his Welcome Address, Hon’ble Chancellor, Mr. Jitender Joshi shared his views and asserted that if the faculty members want to academically develop themselves and their students then they should attend such Faculty Development Programs regularly.
Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Joshi stated that such programs help to improve the teaching performance of the faculty and highlighted the importance and objectives of organizing Faculty Development Programmes. He briefed the participants regarding the subjects chosen for the FDP and highlighted the reasons and significance of the same.
The Resource Person of the event, Dr. Sumit Chaudhary, started his discussion with the very basic idea of the concept of education, learning and teaching. He shared the important aspects of the Big Data. He stated that these days Data Analytics is a major component of Computer Science paradigm and through active participation can catalyze academic and professional growth.
The programme concluded with a Vote of Thanks proposed by Dr. Shriya Goyal- Head of the Department of Humanities. She extended her gratitude towards all the distinguished dignitaries, Key Speakers and Faculty Members of UIT for their support and participation.