Talk on the trending topic of “Data Science”

Shaharima Parvin, Assistant Librarian, East West University
26 October 2018

The Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University organized a Seminar entitled “Data Science: A New Era of Opportunities and Challenges for the Information Professionals in Bangladesh” on 22nd October 2018.

The main aspiration of the seminar was to aware the students about the golden opportunities of data science in the age of Information Explosion. Mohammad Sharif ul Islam, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka enlightened the program by his presence as Guest Speaker. He emphasized enormously on the evolution of Data Science which works with real-time unstructured and semi-structured data management. He mentioned the importance of data mining and data visualization in the context of data science. Mohammad Sharif ul Islam mentioned about the scope of involvement by the information professionals in the field of Data Science which is one of the trending topics worldwide these days.
Dr Fouzia Mannan, Dean, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences East West University attended the Seminar as Chief Guest. Dr Dilara Begum, Associate Professor and Chairperson, Department of Information Studies and Library Management, East West University extended her heartiest gratitude to Dr Fouzia Mannan and Mohammad Sharif ul Islam for embellishing the event with their kind presence. Around seventy participants including students, Faculty members and, East West University Library personnel attended the Seminar.