Research and Data Science

Research and Data Science Services Offer More Free Workshops this Fall

Data ScienceThis fall term, OIT’s Research and Data Science Services Team, in coordination with the Center for Research Computing and the Data Science Institute, is offering more free workshops to the SMU community.

All workshops are 10-12 in Ford Hall 124 unless otherwise noted. No registration is required, just walk right in.


10/04 Introduction to HPC
10/05 Deep Learning in Python
FLE 109 12:30-2:30 p.m.
10/14 C++ Programming Workshop: Part 4
10/18 Using MPI
10/25 Bridging C++ and Python
10/28 C++ Programming Workshop: Part 5


11/01 Introduction to HPC
11/08 Bridging C++ and R
11/11 C++ Programming Workshop: Part 6

Drop-In Office Hours

Do you need some one-on-one assistance with your programming or data mining? Drop-in office hours are available to the SMU faculty, staff, and students on Monday and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Ford Hall, room 124. No appointment is necessary.

Getting Started with Basic Computational Skills

Do you want to get started but don’t know where to begin? Several resources are available online to help with basic computational skills.

Prerecorded Video Workshops

Don’t forget that if the times for the workshops above do not work with your schedule, several have been pre-recorded and are available on-demand.

Additional recorded workshops can be found on the Center for Research Computing website.

More Information

For more information or to request a consultation, feel free to email

Update 10/13/2022: Date change.

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Ian Aberle

Ian Aberle is an Adobe Creative Educator and the Senior IT Communications Specialist & Trainer for the Office of Information Technology (OIT). For over 25 years, he has helped the SMU community use technology and implement digital and web media through multiple roles with the Digital Commons, SMU STAR Program, and now OIT. Ian enjoys photography and road trips with his family in his free time.