Workshop on Undergraduate Education of Data Science
January 18(Wed), 19(Thu), 2017
“Shikon Shosai Kan” Building (Building for Interdisciplinary Research)
Hikone Campus, Shiga University, Japan
Purpose of the workshop: In April of 2017, Shiga University is launching a new faculty of data science with 100 undergraduate students in each year. Students learn statistics and computer science as essential skills and furthermore they learn how to extract value from real data in various fields, such as business, healthcare, education and environment. We will present the idea and the curriculum of the new faculty of Shiga University and discuss needs for data scientists in Japan and other countries.
Christopher M. Hans, Co-Director, Data Analytics Major, College of Arts and Sciences, Ohio State University, USA
Myung-Hoe Huh, Statistics Department, Korea University, Korea
Ruttikorn Varakulsiripunth, Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology
Sanjay Chaudhuri, National University of Singapore
Lim Tiong Wee, National University of Singapore
Jimmy Doi, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
Yuan Wei, Renmin University of China
Akimichi Takemura, The Center for Data Science Education and Research, Shiga University, Japan
Schedule of the workshop
“Workshop on Undergraduate Education of Data Science”
January 18 and 19, 2017
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
10:10-11:00 Christopher HANS, Ohio State University
"An Overview of Ohio State University's Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Major in Data Analytics"
11:10-11:50 Myung-Hoe HUH, Korea University
"Challenges for 'New' Data Science"
12:00-12:30 Ruttikorn VARAKULSIRIPUNTH, Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology
"IT Education and Trend of Data Science in Thailand"
12:30-13:50 LUNCH BREAK
13:50-14:40 AkimichiTAKEMURA, Shiga University
"Design of Data Science Curriculum of Shiga University"
14:50-15:20 Hidetoshi MATSUI, Shiga University
"An Overview of Courses on Statistics in Data Science Curriculum"
15:20-15:50 Xiaokang ZHOU, Shiga University
"An Overview of Courses on Computer Science in Data Science Curriculum"
16:20-16:50 Kazumi WADA, National Statistics Center
"Overview of Services Provided by National Statistics Center and Research Activities"
16:50-17:20 Makoto SHIMIZU, Statistical Research and Training Institute
"Activities of Statistical Research and Training Institute"
Thursday, January 19, 2017
10:00-10:50 Sanjay CHAUDHURI and LIM Tiong Wee, National University of Singapore
"Data Science and Analytics: From Hard Data to Useful Insights"
11:00-11:40 Jimmy DOI, California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo
"Statistical Computing Curriculum and Pedagogy at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo"
11:50-12:30 YUAN Wei, Renmin University of China
"Big Data Analytics Education via a New Cross-University Collaborative Program in Beijing"
12:30-13:50 LUNCH BREAK
13:50-14:30 Yasuto YOSHIZOE, Aoyama Gakuin University
"Achievements and Prospects of JINSE (Japanese Inter-university Network for Statistical Education)"
14:40-15:20 Yoshinori KAWASAKI, the Institute of Statistical Mathematics
"Fostering and Promoting Statistical Thinking at the Institute of Statistical Mathematics"
15:30-16:45 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Shizue Izumi
Panelist： Christopher HANS, Ohio State University