Badr Tajini, a former student of the Applied MSc in Data Science and AI did during his 6-month internship at EDF. Today he is a PhD Student in Deep learning and Digital Security (First Year) at EURECOM Engineering School. The main objective of my end-of-studies project is to be at the heart of R&D innovation by participating in several transverse uses cases that deal with the topics of Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Big Data Architecture, Embedded System or even Business Applications. During the internship, I also studied their state-of-the-art, their technology as well as their application in a test/pre-production environment. In the first part [...]
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This week's student spotlight introduces you to Taísa de Almeida, student in the Applied MSc in Data Science and AI programme. Tell us more about your background. I was an Electrical Engineer and got my MSc in Power Systems in Brazil. I worked for many years in the Electrical Power Industry and as a teacher in vocational courses. Why did you choose to pursue a career in Data Science? Using mathematics to solve problems is something that I was always very excited about. I started to think about a career change and I realised that the things I learned [...]
Before joining the Applied MSc in Data Science and AI, Vishnu Indramohan used to be a Fraud Analyst. Today he works at Facebook Dublin as Data Automation Specialist. My journey from Fraud Analyst to Data Specialist would have not been possible without the guidance of the professors, mentors and the Dean of the Data Science Tech University. Coming from a non-statistics background, I was finding it very difficult to follow and catch up with the statistics class, but the support and the freedom given to me to pursue and learn the subjects at my own pace by providing multiple resources and along with [...]
Figure Eight has written a report regarding the data science community and observes that the field is evolving. There are a lot more machine learning projects and data that is required to power them than before. Therefore, jobs in these fields are multiplying. This reports states that this community focuses more on ethical issues even if data privacy has always been a concern. Artificial Intelligence has increased a lot of questions as it is used in many situations, such as medical diagnoses and courtroom sentencing. In this report, Figure Eight asked questions to data scientists and ethical professionals such [...]
The Harnham’s annual European Data and Analytics 2018 salary guide digs deeper into salary trends. It explores the most in demand skills and hiring challenges, as well as some of the key push and pull factors candidates consider when deciding whether to move positions. The survey has shown us some very interesting findings. No longer can an analyst focus on one specific area. They must have both broader technical and commercial understandings to represent true business value. Big data engineers are fast becoming the most in demand resource in the market and, as companies are making the transition to Cloud based services, [...]
Henry Mazhokota lives in Zimbabwe and decided to follow online the Applied MSc in Data Science. Today, Henry works as a Data Science Engineer at Steward Bank. What is exactly your job at Steward Bank? I am in charge of product development using machine learning models, developing customer relationship management models, prdictive and big data analytics. What was your biggest takeaway from the program? At DSTI, I learned top of the art Big Data tools that include AWS, Hadoop, Apache Spark and SAS. Through the classes, I managed to write my AWS certification [...]
David Tribble is a former student from the Autumn 2016 cohort. After gathering years work experience in Telecommunications Management and Engineering, he decided to go back to school and acquire skills in Data Science. What compelled you to return to school after many years? I am a Californian, which means that I am the product of a culture that is constantly changing, reinventing itself, producing innovation and change with reckless disregard to conservative ideas like age. It is very common in California to return to school for a Master’s Degree or even PhD [...]
The Student Life and Campus Services Fee (CVEC) The Student Life and Campus Services Fee (CVEC) was instituted by the French ORE (Student Orientation and Achievement ) law of March 8th 2018. It will apply beginning with the 2018-2019 academic year. The CVEC fee is designed to help fund: - Student orientation and integration (social, healthcare, arts & culture, sports) - Student health information, education, and awareness initiatives All students who are enrolled at a university-level institution in full-time or apprenticeship programs must pay the €90 annual CVEC. Students do not have to pay the fee (qualify for a fee [...]
Visa procedure Please be aware about the formalities for studying in France before your departure. For EU nationals, make sure that you carry valid ID card and papers with you at all times during your stay. For non-EU nationals, make sure you carry a valid passport at all times. Non-EU student visa, long-stay visa or Type “D” “Student” visa (Student visa can be obtained from the French Consulate or Embassy in your country). More information about formalities for studying in France
Healthcare In France The French government requires all intenational students to be covered by health insurance (public or private). There are various health care programs as it is mandatory that residents and international guests to be covered. Therefore, we advise you to apply for a plan before you arrive in France. In order to be eligible for the French health insurance, students must be: Under the age of 28 by October 1st of the current University year Enrolled on a degree program for a period of 4 months or longer Have a home country that is outside of the European [...]