On 6th November 2021, the IEEE AIUB Student Branch in collaboration with the IEEE Women in Engineering (WIE) Affinity Group AIUB Student Branch Chapter successfully organized a webinar session titled “New Era of Data Science” through the virtual platform of Google Meet. The prime objective of this session was to conduct an elucidative discussion on the huge potential and advanced technologies of quantum computing and data science in the modern world for enlightening the young enthusiasts to grasp the right track of their future career in this sector.
The inauguration of the event took place with an informative and welcoming speech of Prof. Dr. ABM Siddique Hossain, Advisor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Dean, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who had encouraged the participants to learn from the esteemed speaker mentioning the recent job opportunities in this field. After the welcome speech, the host introduced and gave the floor to the speaker Mr. Nurul Akter Towhid, Lead data Scientist, COEL Inc. for initiating his session. He started the talk with his professional introduction along with the opportunities at COEL Inc. Then, he covered all the basic information of data science including the core points to remember from the very beginning of this learning session. The current job opportunities, prevailing misconceptions and the industrial requirements to develop a better future in this sector were also portrayed in his informative discussion. Later, an interactive Question-Answer session took place after his presentation where the speaker enthusiastically responded to all the queries of the fellow participants and illuminated their minds with his professional knowledge.
In the end, Prof. Hossain shared the concluding remarks of the session by appreciating the resourceful presentation of the speaker and also presented a token of appreciation for conducting the enlightening session. Along with Executive members and volunteers of the branch, more than 95 participants from different universities were present in the event. The session was also graced with the presence of Mr. Kawshik Shikder, Motivator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Asst. Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Mr. Abu Hena Md Shatil, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, Mr. Md. Ali Noor, Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB and other respected faculty members of AIUB.