Training Testimonials

I did not think that I would learn Python programming in one week given that I do not have strong background in programming, but with Mr. Dickinson and the whole course I am ready to implement my reports to Python and effectively enhance their efficiency and quality.

Senior Manager - Investment Management, ADIA

This course was extremely helpful in understanding how to use IPython and pandas for doing data analysis and visualization. The instructor was very knowledgeable and when he did not know the answer to a question, he would always find the answer and get back to us with the information.

Senior Performance Engineer, Gogo LLC

Highly recommended if you want to learn or improve your Python. The trainer, Dr. Dickinson, was the best trainer I have ever encountered. He had a nice style of presenting and was very intelligent and knowledgeable. Easily answered even the most complex questions threw at him.

Software Engineer, Financial Services

The course was excellent. It pushed the boundaries of what I could absorb, which was good because it covered a lot of ground and the exercises are well documented for self-study. Dr. Jordhal’s knowledge level and ability to teach and think at the same time was impressive!

This is a great class for anybody, new to Data Science or experienced. The instructor Dr Dickinson. is a Math/Python genius so he will answer all questions and guide you through all the Python tricks and traps/gotchas. All questions are answered. Overall I left the course with enough (...)

Data Analyst, Banking

As a novice to data science this course provided an excellent introduction to the tools and concepts available through Python for performing both rudimentary and complex analysis.

Senior Video Engineer, Time Warner Cable

The course and program were great. Right pace, right breadth of material to cover. Also, the instructor was very knowledgable and really did a good job of walking the fine line between providing enough support/guidance to us and letting us get ourselves into trouble before throwing us the life raft.

Analyst, International Development

Pietro is fantastic, and the course was well designed. It's clear that a lot of thought and prep was put into it.

The pace of the class was what attracted me. It's hard to find a class that assumes that you know how to code, but that you don't know Python. I was looking for something to (...)

Analyst, Data Science, USAID

I've taken two Enthought Python classes now. They are very effective and cover wide ranges of topics. If you are really committed and review materials you learned once more at night, the material you learned actually become very practical for your day-to-day work. Highly recommended.

Engineer, Nuclear Waste Management, Sandia

Really enjoyed the class. I had a varied level of knowledge of the different things that were covered. Those I knew well, I had holes filled in. Those I didn't know well, I learned quickly.

Data Scientist, Facebook

As a Python beginner without a computer programming background, I found that after this 5 day course I was able to work effectively in Python. This class was incredibly helpful in providing a foundation in a variety of areas for Data Science. Enthought not only has a great product but (...)

Data Analyst/Graduate Student

Jonathan Rocher is an exceptional teacher (having spent fourteen years in higher education, I have some basis for comparison). Teachers who can explain complex ideas with as much clarity as he does aren't too common; teachers who are so closely attuned to when their students are following and (...)

Data Scientist

Excellently taught course. Coming from a background of R and SAS, I finally understand Python beyond the basics and have necessary tools to really harness its power. This wouldn't have been possible without the instructor's deep knowledge, and the patience and willingness to share it!

Big Pharma

Learning from a professor who knows so much about both the internals of Python as a developer himself and about math and numbers was exceptional. Instructors knowledge and passion for the material was exceptional.

Sandia National Laboratories

This is a great overview of useful concepts that are available for data analysis and covering a broad base of tools and machine learning packages.

Sandia National Laboratories

Excellent, important, succinct way to build a knowledge base in Python, critical to helping me develop the skill to successfully implement my ideas in new ways. and the skill to do so successfully.

Marketing Analyst, Retail, Best Buy

A very insightful course which delivered by a true expert. I have left the course with hundreds of ideas upon which I can now act.

Research Manager, Oil Industry, Shell

You could tell from the demos, examples and exercises that this course was designed and taught by someone who has first hand experience of using the tools on real world and real life data.

Business Technologist, Glasgow Caledonian University

Working in data science for several years (but having no experience with Python), this course has made the transition to Python seamless and easy. The course has all the content you need to get ramped up on using Python for any existing analytics work you may have.

Revenue Management

Great course for the scientific programmer who'd like to delve deeper into Python and gain a good introduction to some of the Python tools out there catering to science/engineering applications. It was great to learn from people with extensive experience in both the development of some of (...)

Postdoctoral Fellow, IMDEA

As a scientist/algorithm developer coming to Python, I was a little bewildered by the wealth of Python libraries available, not to mention legacy/deprecated ones. Enthought has a huge amount of Python expertise and this course gave an excellent overview of key elements of the Python tool (...)

Senior Data Scientist, Cobalt LLC

I have taken many classes over the years by private companies. This was by far one of the best. Great content, GREAT instructor, and great demos. The #1 most important thing when hosting a class is the expertise of the instructor. Students know in 2 seconds if he knows what he/she is talking (...)

Overall it was a great course... The instructor was exceptionally good at explaining things and answering questions as well as working through student suggestions and helping us step through why something would or would not actually work. He was very good at walking through the (...)

Best training class I ever had in the last 17 years working at NASA. I especially like the fact that the exercises, the solutions, and the examples are made available for students so that we can take a closer look after the class.

The class will be immediately useful in my current research, and it will be exceptionally helpful in several developmental projects I have been planning. In the end, this course saved me lots of time I would have wasted looking for the right way to implement my code.

Researcher, LANL

My knowledge on Python was nonexistent before the class. But after the class, Python is one of my primary programming languages.

Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Niederhut is not only thoroughly knowledgable about the Python language and its many components, but also highly effective at communicating this knowledge.

Engineering Advisor, ExxonMobil Coporation

After finishing Enthought's 'Python for Data Science' and 'Pandas Mastery Workshop' course series, I feel confident and prepared to tackle even the ugliest datasets around. Their teachers are very knowledgeable and do a great job explaining tricky topics with ease and clarity. I highly (...)

Business Analyst, Information Technology, Xceed Group Consulting

I really liked the comprehensive and thorough, albeit speedy, presentation of Python. It gave me a good idea regarding the packages provided as well as the understanding of how to navigate through them. I may not need everything at this point, but in future if I ever do, I know where to go (...)

National Research Laboratory

The instructor's deep knowledge of Python and his willingness and ability to clearly explain how and most importantly why things work the way they do, most of the time very impressively augmented through quick off the cuff coding examples, were quite extraordinary. Time well spent, thoroughly (...)

This is an excellent introductory course. It covers many aspects of Python, both basic functions and tips/tricks. The instructor is very knowledgeable and friendly, full of funs. I recommend this course to anyone who want to join the world of Python and who want to be pythonic for more (...)

Reservoir Modeling Scientist

After this course I would like to convert any of my code in python!

Aerspace Engineer, JPL Affiliate

Dr. Diller is a great teacher! The way he presents is very clear to understand, and the pace he teaches at is a perfect balance; It suits both those who know a lot about programing and those who know less. I am impressed by his knowledge, and inspired by his excitement on the subject's (...)

Scientific Application Software Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Terrific course! Perfect foundation to train my entire team of data scientists. We now have a common language and common set of tools for our daily research. I'm looking forward to seeing the full impact of this workshop over the next several months.

Research Leader, Drug Discovery, Schrodinger

You could tell from the demos, examples and exercises that this course was designed and taught by someone who has first hand experience of using the tools on real world and real life data.

Business Technologist, Glasgow Caledonian University

The format -- going back and forth between lecture, finger exercises, and longer exercises -- was extremely helpful to get foundational understanding. It was a great way to actually walk away knowing how to use various libraries, as well as actually do it without cut/paste.

This course is a very good starting point to discover python and see how it could be used in real life to analyze data. The numerous examples and exercises are really useful for understanding all the concepts.

Senior Specialist - Developer

Learning the simplicity of machine learning techniques in python with sci-kit learn. The ease and ability to use pandas to slice and analyze data quickly as well as the overall structure of the python language.

The best part of the class was John Tyree. He was extremely knowledgeable about the mathematical techniques and scientific considerations of using the software rather than just the software itself. His advice and insight was very helpful.

The Lecturer, Dr. Dickinson, was excellent - His demonstration of his practical and historical knowledge of the python language combined with mathematics was invaluable. He provided tools and a road map on how to go about working with the language

Database Adminstrator and Data Analyst, HFT

The course instructor was a Python core developer so knew the language inside out. He was able to answer detailed questions we had on the mechanics of Python, or at least know exactly where we could find the right information.

Research Associate, Earth/Environmental Science

The class was delivered effectively,whilst achieving the right balance between demo and exercises. The instuctor is very good and shares his knowledge at a good pace.

Interim Modelling Manager, British Gas

Everyone in the class is very impressed by our instructor. He knows Python inside out. He encourages questions and answer our questions thoroughly. He gave us a lot to think about, such as, things going on behind the Python syntax, pointers on how to write fast Python. He really made this (...)

Data Scientist, Zurich Insurance

This course was extremely useful in clearly teaching best practices in Python. I had experience with Python before the course, but I now know how best to fix existing scripts and move forward with Python in the best way possible.

Computational Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

This class went beyond expectations. Dr. Grant was a wealth of knowledge and truly showcased what can be done with Python and Canopy in an easy to follow manner.

Test Engineer, U.S. Air Force

Great crash-course for Python. I haven't coded in any language in over a decade, and I feel like I will be able to write useful code in Python and seek out any libraries and documentation I may need to improve my code from here on out.

Dr. Diller is a top-notch instructor. He taught with a positive attitude, keeping the audience interested with a excited/genuine style of teaching. He showed that he is extremely competent and experienced in Python.

This is an effective course for introducing a scientist or engineer already familiar with basics of programming to the vast topic of Python programming at a depth appropriate for being productive in Python in the near future.

Material Dynamics, Sandia National Laboratories

This course is fantastic -- the concepts & methods that are directly applicable to my field. The teaching style, examples, and one-on-one interaction really helped to fill the gaps in my knowledge of Python.

Research Scientist, Remote Sensing, National Research Laboratory

I really enjoyed this course. I feel like it provided a great foundation to Python as well as an introduction to many of the tools that are available.

Data Scientist, State Farm

The instructor was adept at explaining both the basics of the language and common uses of popular python tools. I have gained a greater understanding of how scientific tools for Python work and am ready to exercise these skills on both professional and personal projects.

I felt the example working through real data such as the climate examples where extremely useful. Also the ability to ask questions and have side discussions on more advanced topics was very helpful.

It gave a very comprehensive overview of Python. I saw all the tools and features I would likely use and even more. I understood the power of the language and all the libraries that have been created for it.

The format -- going back and forth between lecture, finger exercises, and longer exercises -- was extremely helpful to get foundational understanding. It was a great way to actually walk away knowing how to use various libraries, as well as actually do it without cut/paste.

This is an excellent course for a beginning Python programmer, and Dr. Grant is an outstanding teacher, very familiar with the material and responsive to the class... Without a doubt it was the best programming class I've ever taken.

Senior Software Developer, Financial Services, KCG

The depth and breadth of this course will provide the foundation to efficient data manipulation and encapsulation.

The instructor demonstrated excellent domain knowledge with an effective combination of demonstrations, lecture slides, and exercises

Senior Data Scientist, Technology Industry, Cobalt Light Systems

I found this course to be excellent for quickly getting me immersed in leveraging Python for Data Science and Text Analytics.

IT Specialist, SEC

Dr. Rocher is an excellent instructor. Passionate, engaging and very experienced. He is very approachable and enjoys taking the time to discuss and assist outside of class.

Data Analyst

Dr. Dickinson is very articulate in his approach towards this course often explaining in-depth the topics well beyond the documented slides.

I have an undergraduate and masters degree in statistics, but Dr. Berke's explanation of Principal Component analysis is the best I've ever heard!

This is probably the most concise Data Science primer course you can find; 100% worth it.

I particularly liked the overview of Pandas, Visualisation and SciKit Learn (days 3-5). However, Corran was highly competent at explaining all topics which made the whole course highly useful and excellent!

Data Scientist/Engineer

John Tyree's accessability/approachablity, his scientific literacy & ability to translate challenging concepts into "plain English."

Developer/Scientist, National Research Laboratory

Great course to assess the usefulness of Python for data science. Gives you a lot of pointers and saves you time. There are things you can not learn so quickly on your own: data science for Python is one of them. Learned a lot.

Mark is an excellent instructor who conveyed his enthusiasm for the subject and dealt adeptly with the various levels of experience in the class.

I was very impressed with the instructor. Great mastery of the subject matter and a good communicator. He was very enthusiastic about the subject, and cared that we were 'getting it.'

Energy Utitlies

Enthought provided really high-quality training on data science aspects of Python. I came out of the training with fluency in my ability to run regression models using various algorithms.

Marketing Analytics, Consumer Products, LifeLock

Alex was very clear and concise, as well as extremely knowledgable on the topics covered The course structure was ideal for learning a language

The fact that Dr. Diller understands the Python fundamentals thoroughly and focuses not only on how to do something but more importantly on why specific features of the language work the way they do.

I believe this class greatly improved my comprehension of Python and will contribute to my efficiency on projects moving forward.

Cybersecurity, National Research Laboratory

This workshop was EXCELLENT and has inspired me to use what I have learned to improve my scientific work flow and improve the efficiency of data analysis in my laboratory.

Associate Professor, Loma Linda University

This is an excellent course toughing various Python aspects (from basic to advanced), providing you with a decent (mental) framework to start building your own scripts and/or full-fletched applications.

Great class to scale up in Pandas, great instructor and excellent course-materials. Definitely recommendable.

Overall, I thought it was a great class! I learned a lot of great tricks, and also solidified my understanding of the essentials. Thanks!

Tim is a great teacher!! This is a great class to learn Python if you already have some basic understanding of programming.

Systems Engineer

Exceptionally knowledgeable instruction, with good examples and exercises.

Product Engineer, Oil and Gas

Excellent Data Science Course for Beginners and Practitioners!

UCSF

Dr. Rocher is a great teacher, who can explain complex topics (especially stats) in a very simple manner.

Excellent class, best introduction into Python and Data Analysis that I have seen.

Jonathan and Alex are extremely helpful and understand python very well! Thank you!

Great course, python is demystified in less than a week. I'm ready to apply it to my projects.

Data Scientist

High marks for you, Mike. We were all impressed by your teaching style and knowledge of python.

Zurich

The course was dense yet easy to follow. I wish all my university professors were as good, skilled and professional as Dr. Grant

Master Student

Seeing the vast array of tools available for Python as well as correcting the bad habits and methods I had been acquiring while using/learning Python for the last few months.

The course instructor was very considerate and thoughtful throughout the course. I’ve read Python codes before but this was my first formal Python training and easily the best programming short course I’ve taken to date. The course material was clear, the exercises were well-designed and (...)

Crop Modeler

The finger exercises and the projects were both very helpful in solidifying the concepts.

The depth and breadth of this course will provide the foundation to efficient data manipulation and encapsulation.

Great start to learning python, gives you a good first intro so you are confident to explore on your own later.

Trader, Finance, KCG Holdings

Tim is an excellent instructor. I was very impressed with his ability to code 'on-the-fly' as he gave us illuminating examples.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

At first, I thought the fundamental work was not needed as I have had some decent experience with pandas but I am glad as some of the subtleties help me understand more about how pandas works.

Dr. Niederhut makes learning this material---Python, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas---- in a condensed period of time easy!

I did not think that I would learn Python programming in one week given that I do not have strong background in programming, but with Mr. Dickinson and the whole course I am ready to implement my reports to Python and effectively enhance their efficiency and quality.

Senior Manager - Investment Management, ADIA

This course was extremely helpful in understanding how to use IPython and pandas for doing data analysis and visualization. The instructor was very knowledgeable and when he did not know the answer to a question, he would always find the answer and get back to us with the information.

Senior Performance Engineer, Gogo LLC

Highly recommended if you want to learn or improve your Python. The trainer, Dr. Dickinson, was the best trainer I have ever encountered. He had a nice style of presenting and was very intelligent and knowledgeable. Easily answered even the most complex questions threw at him.

Software Engineer, Financial Services

This is a great class for anybody, new to Data Science or experienced. The instructor Dr Dickinson. is a Math/Python genius so he will answer all questions and guide you through all the Python tricks and traps/gotchas. All questions are answered. Overall I left the course with enough (...)

Data Analyst, Banking

As a novice to data science this course provided an excellent introduction to the tools and concepts available through Python for performing both rudimentary and complex analysis.

Senior Video Engineer, Time Warner Cable

The course and program were great. Right pace, right breadth of material to cover. Also, the instructor was very knowledgable and really did a good job of walking the fine line between providing enough support/guidance to us and letting us get ourselves into trouble before throwing us the life raft.

Analyst, International Development

Pietro is fantastic, and the course was well designed. It's clear that a lot of thought and prep was put into it.

The pace of the class was what attracted me. It's hard to find a class that assumes that you know how to code, but that you don't know Python. I was looking for something to (...)

Analyst, Data Science, USAID

I've taken two Enthought Python classes now. They are very effective and cover wide ranges of topics. If you are really committed and review materials you learned once more at night, the material you learned actually become very practical for your day-to-day work. Highly recommended.

Engineer, Nuclear Waste Management, Sandia

Really enjoyed the class. I had a varied level of knowledge of the different things that were covered. Those I knew well, I had holes filled in. Those I didn't know well, I learned quickly.

Data Scientist, Facebook

As a Python beginner without a computer programming background, I found that after this 5 day course I was able to work effectively in Python. This class was incredibly helpful in providing a foundation in a variety of areas for Data Science. Enthought not only has a great product but (...)

Data Analyst/Graduate Student

Jonathan Rocher is an exceptional teacher (having spent fourteen years in higher education, I have some basis for comparison). Teachers who can explain complex ideas with as much clarity as he does aren't too common; teachers who are so closely attuned to when their students are following and (...)

Data Scientist

Excellently taught course. Coming from a background of R and SAS, I finally understand Python beyond the basics and have necessary tools to really harness its power. This wouldn't have been possible without the instructor's deep knowledge, and the patience and willingness to share it!

Big Pharma

Learning from a professor who knows so much about both the internals of Python as a developer himself and about math and numbers was exceptional. Instructors knowledge and passion for the material was exceptional.

Sandia National Laboratories

This is a great overview of useful concepts that are available for data analysis and covering a broad base of tools and machine learning packages.

Sandia National Laboratories

Excellent, important, succinct way to build a knowledge base in Python, critical to helping me develop the skill to successfully implement my ideas in new ways. and the skill to do so successfully.

Marketing Analyst, Retail, Best Buy

A very insightful course which delivered by a true expert. I have left the course with hundreds of ideas upon which I can now act.

Research Manager, Oil Industry, Shell

You could tell from the demos, examples and exercises that this course was designed and taught by someone who has first hand experience of using the tools on real world and real life data.

Business Technologist, Glasgow Caledonian University

Working in data science for several years (but having no experience with Python), this course has made the transition to Python seamless and easy. The course has all the content you need to get ramped up on using Python for any existing analytics work you may have.

Revenue Management

The format -- going back and forth between lecture, finger exercises, and longer exercises -- was extremely helpful to get foundational understanding. It was a great way to actually walk away knowing how to use various libraries, as well as actually do it without cut/paste.

This course is a very good starting point to discover python and see how it could be used in real life to analyze data. The numerous examples and exercises are really useful for understanding all the concepts.

Senior Specialist - Developer

Learning the simplicity of machine learning techniques in python with sci-kit learn. The ease and ability to use pandas to slice and analyze data quickly as well as the overall structure of the python language.

The best part of the class was John Tyree. He was extremely knowledgeable about the mathematical techniques and scientific considerations of using the software rather than just the software itself. His advice and insight was very helpful.

The Lecturer, Dr. Dickinson, was excellent - His demonstration of his practical and historical knowledge of the python language combined with mathematics was invaluable. He provided tools and a road map on how to go about working with the language

Database Adminstrator and Data Analyst, HFT

The course instructor was a Python core developer so knew the language inside out. He was able to answer detailed questions we had on the mechanics of Python, or at least know exactly where we could find the right information.

Research Associate, Earth/Environmental Science

The class was delivered effectively,whilst achieving the right balance between demo and exercises. The instuctor is very good and shares his knowledge at a good pace.

Interim Modelling Manager, British Gas

Everyone in the class is very impressed by our instructor. He knows Python inside out. He encourages questions and answer our questions thoroughly. He gave us a lot to think about, such as, things going on behind the Python syntax, pointers on how to write fast Python. He really made this (...)

Data Scientist, Zurich Insurance

The instructor demonstrated excellent domain knowledge with an effective combination of demonstrations, lecture slides, and exercises

Senior Data Scientist, Technology Industry, Cobalt Light Systems

I found this course to be excellent for quickly getting me immersed in leveraging Python for Data Science and Text Analytics.

IT Specialist, SEC

Dr. Rocher is an excellent instructor. Passionate, engaging and very experienced. He is very approachable and enjoys taking the time to discuss and assist outside of class.

Data Analyst

Dr. Dickinson is very articulate in his approach towards this course often explaining in-depth the topics well beyond the documented slides.

I have an undergraduate and masters degree in statistics, but Dr. Berke's explanation of Principal Component analysis is the best I've ever heard!

This is probably the most concise Data Science primer course you can find; 100% worth it.

I particularly liked the overview of Pandas, Visualisation and SciKit Learn (days 3-5). However, Corran was highly competent at explaining all topics which made the whole course highly useful and excellent!

Data Scientist/Engineer

John Tyree's accessability/approachablity, his scientific literacy & ability to translate challenging concepts into "plain English."

Developer/Scientist, National Research Laboratory

Great course to assess the usefulness of Python for data science. Gives you a lot of pointers and saves you time. There are things you can not learn so quickly on your own: data science for Python is one of them. Learned a lot.

Mark is an excellent instructor who conveyed his enthusiasm for the subject and dealt adeptly with the various levels of experience in the class.

I was very impressed with the instructor. Great mastery of the subject matter and a good communicator. He was very enthusiastic about the subject, and cared that we were 'getting it.'

Energy Utitlies

Enthought provided really high-quality training on data science aspects of Python. I came out of the training with fluency in my ability to run regression models using various algorithms.

Marketing Analytics, Consumer Products, LifeLock

Alex was very clear and concise, as well as extremely knowledgable on the topics covered The course structure was ideal for learning a language

Excellent Data Science Course for Beginners and Practitioners!

UCSF

Dr. Rocher is a great teacher, who can explain complex topics (especially stats) in a very simple manner.

Excellent class, best introduction into Python and Data Analysis that I have seen.

Jonathan and Alex are extremely helpful and understand python very well! Thank you!

Great course, python is demystified in less than a week. I'm ready to apply it to my projects.

Data Scientist

High marks for you, Mike. We were all impressed by your teaching style and knowledge of python.

Zurich

The course was excellent. It pushed the boundaries of what I could absorb, which was good because it covered a lot of ground and the exercises are well documented for self-study. Dr. Jordhal’s knowledge level and ability to teach and think at the same time was impressive!

Great course for the scientific programmer who'd like to delve deeper into Python and gain a good introduction to some of the Python tools out there catering to science/engineering applications. It was great to learn from people with extensive experience in both the development of some of (...)

Postdoctoral Fellow, IMDEA

As a scientist/algorithm developer coming to Python, I was a little bewildered by the wealth of Python libraries available, not to mention legacy/deprecated ones. Enthought has a huge amount of Python expertise and this course gave an excellent overview of key elements of the Python tool (...)

Senior Data Scientist, Cobalt LLC

I have taken many classes over the years by private companies. This was by far one of the best. Great content, GREAT instructor, and great demos. The #1 most important thing when hosting a class is the expertise of the instructor. Students know in 2 seconds if he knows what he/she is talking (...)

Overall it was a great course... The instructor was exceptionally good at explaining things and answering questions as well as working through student suggestions and helping us step through why something would or would not actually work. He was very good at walking through the (...)

Best training class I ever had in the last 17 years working at NASA. I especially like the fact that the exercises, the solutions, and the examples are made available for students so that we can take a closer look after the class.

The class will be immediately useful in my current research, and it will be exceptionally helpful in several developmental projects I have been planning. In the end, this course saved me lots of time I would have wasted looking for the right way to implement my code.

Researcher, LANL

My knowledge on Python was nonexistent before the class. But after the class, Python is one of my primary programming languages.

Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Dr. Niederhut is not only thoroughly knowledgable about the Python language and its many components, but also highly effective at communicating this knowledge.

Engineering Advisor, ExxonMobil Coporation

This course was extremely useful in clearly teaching best practices in Python. I had experience with Python before the course, but I now know how best to fix existing scripts and move forward with Python in the best way possible.

Computational Engineer, Sandia National Laboratories

This class went beyond expectations. Dr. Grant was a wealth of knowledge and truly showcased what can be done with Python and Canopy in an easy to follow manner.

Test Engineer, U.S. Air Force

Great crash-course for Python. I haven't coded in any language in over a decade, and I feel like I will be able to write useful code in Python and seek out any libraries and documentation I may need to improve my code from here on out.

Dr. Diller is a top-notch instructor. He taught with a positive attitude, keeping the audience interested with a excited/genuine style of teaching. He showed that he is extremely competent and experienced in Python.

This is an effective course for introducing a scientist or engineer already familiar with basics of programming to the vast topic of Python programming at a depth appropriate for being productive in Python in the near future.

Material Dynamics, Sandia National Laboratories

This course is fantastic -- the concepts & methods that are directly applicable to my field. The teaching style, examples, and one-on-one interaction really helped to fill the gaps in my knowledge of Python.

Research Scientist, Remote Sensing, National Research Laboratory

I really enjoyed this course. I feel like it provided a great foundation to Python as well as an introduction to many of the tools that are available.

Data Scientist, State Farm

The instructor was adept at explaining both the basics of the language and common uses of popular python tools. I have gained a greater understanding of how scientific tools for Python work and am ready to exercise these skills on both professional and personal projects.

The fact that Dr. Diller understands the Python fundamentals thoroughly and focuses not only on how to do something but more importantly on why specific features of the language work the way they do.

I believe this class greatly improved my comprehension of Python and will contribute to my efficiency on projects moving forward.

Cybersecurity, National Research Laboratory

This workshop was EXCELLENT and has inspired me to use what I have learned to improve my scientific work flow and improve the efficiency of data analysis in my laboratory.

Associate Professor, Loma Linda University

This is an excellent course toughing various Python aspects (from basic to advanced), providing you with a decent (mental) framework to start building your own scripts and/or full-fletched applications.

Exceptionally knowledgeable instruction, with good examples and exercises.

Product Engineer, Oil and Gas

The course was dense yet easy to follow. I wish all my university professors were as good, skilled and professional as Dr. Grant

Master Student

Seeing the vast array of tools available for Python as well as correcting the bad habits and methods I had been acquiring while using/learning Python for the last few months.

The course instructor was very considerate and thoughtful throughout the course. I’ve read Python codes before but this was my first formal Python training and easily the best programming short course I’ve taken to date. The course material was clear, the exercises were well-designed and (...)

Crop Modeler

After finishing Enthought's 'Python for Data Science' and 'Pandas Mastery Workshop' course series, I feel confident and prepared to tackle even the ugliest datasets around. Their teachers are very knowledgeable and do a great job explaining tricky topics with ease and clarity. I highly (...)

Business Analyst, Information Technology, Xceed Group Consulting

Terrific course! Perfect foundation to train my entire team of data scientists. We now have a common language and common set of tools for our daily research. I'm looking forward to seeing the full impact of this workshop over the next several months.

Research Leader, Drug Discovery, Schrodinger

I felt the example working through real data such as the climate examples where extremely useful. Also the ability to ask questions and have side discussions on more advanced topics was very helpful.

Great class to scale up in Pandas, great instructor and excellent course-materials. Definitely recommendable.

Overall, I thought it was a great class! I learned a lot of great tricks, and also solidified my understanding of the essentials. Thanks!

The finger exercises and the projects were both very helpful in solidifying the concepts.

The depth and breadth of this course will provide the foundation to efficient data manipulation and encapsulation.

At first, I thought the fundamental work was not needed as I have had some decent experience with pandas but I am glad as some of the subtleties help me understand more about how pandas works.

I really liked the comprehensive and thorough, albeit speedy, presentation of Python. It gave me a good idea regarding the packages provided as well as the understanding of how to navigate through them. I may not need everything at this point, but in future if I ever do, I know where to go (...)

National Research Laboratory

The instructor's deep knowledge of Python and his willingness and ability to clearly explain how and most importantly why things work the way they do, most of the time very impressively augmented through quick off the cuff coding examples, were quite extraordinary. Time well spent, thoroughly (...)

This is an excellent introductory course. It covers many aspects of Python, both basic functions and tips/tricks. The instructor is very knowledgeable and friendly, full of funs. I recommend this course to anyone who want to join the world of Python and who want to be pythonic for more (...)

Reservoir Modeling Scientist

After this course I would like to convert any of my code in python!

Aerspace Engineer, JPL Affiliate

Dr. Diller is a great teacher! The way he presents is very clear to understand, and the pace he teaches at is a perfect balance; It suits both those who know a lot about programing and those who know less. I am impressed by his knowledge, and inspired by his excitement on the subject's (...)

Scientific Application Software Engineer, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

It gave a very comprehensive overview of Python. I saw all the tools and features I would likely use and even more. I understood the power of the language and all the libraries that have been created for it.

The format -- going back and forth between lecture, finger exercises, and longer exercises -- was extremely helpful to get foundational understanding. It was a great way to actually walk away knowing how to use various libraries, as well as actually do it without cut/paste.

This is an excellent course for a beginning Python programmer, and Dr. Grant is an outstanding teacher, very familiar with the material and responsive to the class... Without a doubt it was the best programming class I've ever taken.

Senior Software Developer, Financial Services, KCG

Tim is a great teacher!! This is a great class to learn Python if you already have some basic understanding of programming.

Systems Engineer

Great start to learning python, gives you a good first intro so you are confident to explore on your own later.

Trader, Finance, KCG Holdings

Tim is an excellent instructor. I was very impressed with his ability to code 'on-the-fly' as he gave us illuminating examples.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Dr. Niederhut makes learning this material---Python, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas---- in a condensed period of time easy!

You could tell from the demos, examples and exercises that this course was designed and taught by someone who has first hand experience of using the tools on real world and real life data.

Business Technologist, Glasgow Caledonian University

The depth and breadth of this course will provide the foundation to efficient data manipulation and encapsulation.