Open Lab Abend

Learn to Code workshop - Python (Intro to Data Science)

During this weeks Open Lab Evening we will focus on the application of programming and data science solutions to energy industry data. Data Science is a method of deriving actionable intelligence from data using programming, math/stats and business expertise. Python is the dominant programming language in Data Science, used to manipulate data, conduct analysis, and apply machine learning algorithms.



Free admission.

Further informations:

  • Duration:3 hours


During this workshop we will cover the basics of Python, a beginner friendly object-oriented programming language with an extensive library of open tools allowing you to solve a variety of problems. During step-by-step instructions you will get a basic overview of syntax, data types, and working with functions. The goal is to give you an idea how programming works and remove the fear of taking the first steps in programming.


1. What is Python?
2. Why Python now?
3. Use Cases for Python
4. Algorithms
5. Installation and IDE Set-Up
6. Programming Basics – Data types and beyond..
7. Pandas and others Libraries
8. Resources

Who should attend?

You are an absolute beginner in coding and are interested in Python. If you already have some programming experience this is NOT for you. Basic knowledge in Energy Systems, Power Engineering and over all concept of energy transmission, production etc. will be helpful to understand the use case explanation. Preferred but not mandatory.

What should you bring?

You need to bring a laptop.


Suryaveer Patnaik is a design architect with a background in Renewable Energy and MBA in Building Sustainability. He is a researcher at Technische Universitaet Berlin as his day job and runs an energy consulting company in his spare time. He is a self taught programmer and writes code for domain specific topics in energy.


Admission: free of charge
Registration: Secure your place
Event language: English
Venue: The workshop will take place in the workshop area of the Futurium Lab.


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