Discovering the Future
2019
AI Bootcamp
12-week intensive course on Data Science and AI
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Stages
General Information
About the program

FAST AI Bootcamp program aimed to structure AI R&D centers, teams, and talent pipeline for partner companies. 12-week intensive course on Data Science and AI (including 3 workshops on developing creative ideas and entrepreneurial innovation, generative algorithms, and reinforcement learning) was designed to provide all the training and resources for participants to effectively transition to and develop a career in data science.

100
Applicants
28
Participants
6
Projects
Topics

  • Unsupervised learning (K-means, GMM, PCA, etc.)
  • Traditional machine learning (Ridge, LASSO, Decision Tree, Random Forest, etc.)
  • Neural networks (CNN, RNN, etc.)
  • Transfer learning (VGG, ResNet, Word2Vec, BERT, etc.)
  • Scientific entrepreneurship


Benefits for students
  • Extensive knowledge of fundamental algorithms and methodology in Data Science
  • Participation in a scientific entrepreneurship workshop held by experts from Flagship Pioneering
  • Participation in networking events and meetings with local and foreign field experts
  • Focus on practical experience in working on an industrial R&D project
  • Opportunity to be interviewed by partner companies to get a job offer


Scholarships

Merit-based scholarships provided:

  • 5 full 
  • 10 partial (50%)

Participation fee 250 USD
Speakers
Senior Science Advisor, Flagship Pioneering
Senior Research Associate (Data Scientist), ASCENT
Data Science Expert, FAST
Research Associate (Data Scientist), ASCENT