Virtual data science summer bootcamp for high school and middle school students -- June 27-30, 2022


The University of Houston-Victoria is organizing its second virtual summer bootcamp on data science on June 27-30, 2022. The bootcamp covers topics listed below with a specialization that aligns with students’ technology career goals.  

Objective of the proposed bootcamp:

  • Create understanding about data science and machine learning
  • Identify tools and technology related to data science field
  • Prospect further study with career in the field of data science
  • Get hands-on experience with minor data science project


Day 1: (June 27, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Welcome address


  • Introduction to data science and AI
  • What is data science and real-life examples
  • Traditional Learning with Machine Learning
  • Applications of Artificial Intelligence
  • Concepts of bigdata, deep learning, NLP & computer vision
  • Machine Learning Libraries
  • Demonstration of data science using machine learning with TensorFlow
  • Various data visualization tools demonstration

Hardik Gohel

Day 2: (June 28, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Linear and logistic regression
  • Decision trees, Support Vector Machine & Ensemble learning
  • K-Means and Hierarchical clustering
  • Demo on housing price prediction
  • Demo on email spam

Graduate Student

  • Deep Neural Network
  • Fully-Connected Feedforward Neural Nets
  • Recurrent Neural Nets
  • Demo on building deep learning model

Graduate Student

Day 3 (June 29, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Introduction to computer vision, Image processing and CNN
  • Use cases and applications
  • Image resizing and cropping
  • Keras Augmentation Model
  • Convolution with Augmentation
  • ImageNet

Graduate Student

  • Augmented Reality (Marker based and Marker less)
  • Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality
  • Vuforia Engine Demo project

Graduate Student

Day 4 (June 30, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Demonstration of UHV’s research projects on data science and AI
  • Divide participants into the group for collaborative minor project
  • Hands-on data science activities using machine learning with Python – Small project development and presentation by each group

Graduate Student

  • Q&A and feedback interaction about bootcamp
  • Announce 1st, 2nd and 3rd project winners
  • Goodbye address

Graduate Student

  • Email online certificate (pdf) to each participant

Hardik Gohel


Register for the bootcamp with online link

Contact: Hardik Gohel at, University of Houston-Victoria for more details.