Virtual data science summer bootcamp for high school seniors -- June 7-10, 2021 (Will be updated for 2022)


The University of Houston-Victoria is organizing its second virtual summer bootcamp on data science on June 7-10, 2021. 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 7, 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 8, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Mathematics & statistics for data science
  • Types of mathematics used in data science
  • Magic trick and data transmission

Ricardo Teixeira

  • Basics of Computer Security
  • Fundamentals of Cybersecurity
  • Data Security and Applications
  • Short Demo
  • Q&A

Wassim Itani

Day 3 (June 9, 12:30 - 5 p.m.)

  • Basics of Gaming Technologies
  • Data Science use cases in Gaming
  • Demonstration
  • Q&A

Rogerio DaSilva

Day 4 (June 10, 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

Hardik Gohel

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

Yun Wan

  • Email online certificate (pdf) to each participant

Hardik Gohel


Register for the bootcamp with online link (To be generated).

** Only high school seniors can apply for the bootcamp.

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