Faculty Development Program on “Application of Data Science and Analytics” (Online)

Faculty Development Program on “Application of Data Science and Analytics” (Online)

Date:  December 13-17, 2021

Organised by

School of Computer Science and Engineering,

XIM University (aforetime Xavier University, Bhubaneswar)

Bhubaneswar, Odisha, PIN- 752050

About the faculty development programme

The FDP is planned to give exposure to the faculty members on some interesting research and application topics of Data Science and Analytics. Starting with the mathematical foundation of Data Science, Python programming, Financial and Managerial Analytics, Text Analytics, working with text and image data (Natural language processing, Image processing, Computer Vision etc.), are the major contents of the FDP. The FDP also gives some hands-on practice sessions which can be fruitful to the individual’s research domains incorporating Data Science and Analytics. The FDP will also help faculty members to improve their teaching capabilities relevant to the topics.

Major Topics

  1. Probability, Statistics, and Mathematics for Data Science 
  2. Programming for Data Science Using Python with Data Visualization.
  3. Application of Data Science: Financial Data Analytics, Management Data Analytics 
  4. Application of Data Science in AI: Natural Language Processing and Text Analytics
  5. Application of Data Science in AI: Computer Vision and Image Processing

Eminent Speakers

Prof. Chitta Baral, School of Computing and Augmented Intelligence, Arizona State University

Dr. Partha Pratim Roy,
Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India

Prof. Petia Radeva,
University of Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Preslav Nakov,
Principal Scientist, Qatar Computing Research Institute, Qatar
Prof. Sudarsan Padhy,
Ex- Director, Institute of Mathematics and Application (IMA)

Prof. Manoranjan Pal,
ISI, Kolkata

Dr. Sudip Kumar Naskar,
Jadavpur University, India
Prof. Rajiv Bhutani,
University of California, Berkeley

Mr. Sohom Ghosh, 
Data Scientist at AI, CoE – Fidelity Investments, Bengaluru, India

Dr. Arun Krishnan, 
Founder and CEO at nFactorial Analytical Sciences, Bengaluru, India.
Ph. D. university of south carolina-columbia and Indian School of Business.

Who can participate?

  • Faculty members from universities and professional Institutes
  • Industry professionals, R&D Organizations
  • Research Scholars and Research Associates

Registration Fees and Details (Including GST)

Organizing Committee Details


Fr. Antony R Uvari, S.J., The honorable VC, XIM University

Advisory Committee


Fr. S Antony Raj, S.J., The Registrar, XIM University

All Deans, XIM University, 

All the mentors School of Computer Science and Engineering, XIM University

General Secretary

Dr. Rudra M. Tripathy, Academic Dean SCSE,

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Sourav Mandal, Assistant Professor, SCSE,
sourav@xim.edu.in, 9836790999

Organizing Secretary

Dr. Arif Ahmed Sekh, Assistant Professor, SCSE,
arif@xim.edu.in, 9475125342

Event and Publication Secretary

Dr. Chandan Misra, SCSE

Organising Committee


Fr. Joshy K.X., S.J., SCSE

Dr. Monalisa Mandal, SCSE

Dr. Goutam Mali, SCSE

Mr. Sripati Mahapatra, SCSE

Mr. Biswajt Mohapatra, SCSE