The institution was a pioneer in offering engineering programs in emerging technologies and started offering B. Tech in Data Science in the year 2021 with an intake of 120. Department of Data Science has experienced faculty members with domain expertise, global certifications in cutting edge technologies, and modern infrastructure facilitating students and staff to work on all types of Data Science use cases. Department of Data Science holds exclusive domain specific MOUs apart from institutional MOUs. Quality education is offered by employing active learning strategies, involving students in project based learning, internships through domain specific organizations, and funding for innovative projects. Students are encouraged to take up projects in community service and deploy technology solutions for community problems to be in line with the vision and mission of the department.
The role of a Data Science Engineer
Data Science is one of the emerging technologies in the computer science and engineering stream. Data Science comprises core engineering courses, mathematics, and statistics. Due to rapid digitalization, extremely large-scale data is being generated today. This voluminous data is processed and analyzed to gain deep insights into the data which can help in making strategic decisions. Predictive analytics, recommendation systems, logistics, health care, computer vision, speech recognition, Business Intelligence, etc. are applications of Data Science. Data science is being employed by every organization to offer value-added services to customers and maintain a competitive edge. An engineering graduate in Data Science can be employed in emerging job roles like Data Analyst, Data Engineer, and Data Scientist.