The future needs Data Scientists - official launch of the Bachelor in Data Science


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Date: 5 December 2023 / 17:00

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is pleased to present the Bachelor in Data Science which will see its first edition in the academic year 2024-25.

During the event we will explain the importance of Data Science today, the added value of studying Data Science at USI and the opportunities that this new programme opens up both for the University, for its graduates and for the territory.

Among the list of speakers we mention:

  • Luisa Lambertini, Rector of Università della Svizzera italiana
  • Lorenzo Cantoni, Pro-Rector for Education and Students' experience
  • Ernst-Jan Camiel Wit, Co-Director of the Bachelor in Data Science, Faculty of Informatics
  • Paul Schneider, Co-Director of the Bachelor in Data Science, Faculty of Economics

Interactive talk with USI Alumni working in the Data Science field:

  • Jelena Milosevic, Sr. Data Scientist, Yokoy, Zurich (USI Degree: PhD INF, 2017)
  • Iva Ilcheva, Data Scientist /Machine Learning Engineer, Credit Suisse, Zurich (USI Degree: MAI, 2020)
  • Karunesh Choudhari, Data Science Director, M&C Saatchi World Services LLP, London (USI Degree: MMG, 2011)

The event will take place on 5 December at 5 pm - Multipurpose room, East Campus Lugano (get directions).

Participation at the event is free of charge, for organisational reasons registration is highly appreciated:

At the end of the presentation, an aperitif will follow.