Alex is an educator, developer and data scientist. Alex co-founded Akademikas in 2010 in Hong Kong, with the focus to collect and analyse data from the education sector to provide software and web-based solutions for schools in Hong Kong and China. He also provides workshops in programming and applied statistics for academic research, with a strong focus in data presentation and visualisation.
Alex works part-time as a freelance web-designer and developer, working with clients in Hong Kong, Europe and Latin America. He is also an avid programmer and life-long learner, working with a multitude of programming languages like C++, Java, Prolog and Python for professional and personal projects.
Alex holds a PhD in Statistics and Applied Computer Science from Göttingen University, Germany. Prior to focusing on the education sector in Asia, Alex concentrated his research on ecosystem modelling.
Intro to Data Science with Python: Beginners Workshop Series
Get in depth programming experience in Python that you'll be able to immediately apply in the real world. We'll cover the fundamentals of Python & tools used in data science.
Data Science 101
This workshop will define what data science is, review some of the main tools used by data scientists today, and discuss how they can be implemented in real world work.
Intro to Python Bootcamp
Learn to use Python as a powerful tool for analyzing and exploring data.
Python Programming 101
In this class, you’ll how to get started with Python, what advantages and disadvantages Python provides as a programming language, and the essentials of programming in Python.
Intro to Data Science
What exactly is Data Science and why does it matter? This class is designed to give newcomers some clarity into how data scientists add value to any organization.