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Data Science and Robotics Masterclass

Data Science and Robotics Masterclass


Saturday 29 June 2019 


Robotics Lab, Block 16,
Middlesex University Dubai 


11am to 5pm 

"Consumer data will be the biggest differentiator in the next two to three years. Whoever unlocks the reams of data and uses it strategically will win.” – Senior VP of Retail at Apple

"We need to constantly be open to new ideas and approaches, such as artificial intelligence/robotics, and be willing to challenge assumptions.”

Data Science, Robotics, and Artificial Intelligence are buzzwords no more! Listed as the top skills to have in 2020, these domains will have their application across various industry verticals. This masterclass will introduce you to the world of Data Science and Robotics with a workshop style delivery that helps gain hands-on experience in both domains.


  • Understand Data Science & Robotics and their impact on enterprises
  • Understand the use cases and industry solutions
  • Hands-on experiments with Data Analytics and Robotics
  • Understand the importance of degree programmes in Data Analytics and Robotics

Data Science Masterclass

Introduction to machine learning, application of data science in business, pitfalls in analytics, predictive analytics hands-on.

Robotics Masterclass

Basics of industrial robotics, understanding industrial robot parts, application, coordinate system, movements, basic programming, practical programming on Scara and 6-axis robots.



Dr Krishnadas Nanath

Senior Analytics SOAT Lead at Majid Al Futtaim

Krishnadas is currently responsible for leading the efforts of enhancing analytics and data science capabilities at Majid Al Futtaim as part of the School of Analytics and Technology (Leadership Institute). Prior to joining MAF, he was Senior Lecturer of Data Science, MIS, and Cloud Technologies at Middlesex University Dubai. He has executed several corporate training programmes and data science consulting assignments with prestigious firms in the UAE including PWC, Landmark Group, National Bank of Fujairah, UAE Exchange, and others. He received his PhD from the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) and his thesis covered the areas of Green IT (Sustainability Analytics) and Cloud Computing. He was a member of faculty in MIS and Analytics and IMT Dubai, IIM Indore, and Great Lakes post his doctorate degree. His career started as a Computer Science Engineer (B.Tech CSE) and he has successful professional experiences with Microsoft Research and Honeywell.

Judhi Prasetyo

Judhi Prasetyo

Lecturer at Middlesex University Dubai

Judhi Prasetyo is a lecturer in the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics (CEI) at Middlesex University Dubai. He has over 22 years of experience in providing consulting services to various verticals including government entities and law enforcement agencies across 15 countries. Judhi is currently completing his PhD in Robotics at the University of Namur, Belgium.


11am to 12noon – Introduction to Data Analytics and its application in business

12:15pm to 1:30pm – Machine Learning and Predictive Analytics

1:30pm – 2:30pm – Lunch

2:30pm – 3:30pm – Industrial Robotics and understanding industrial robot parts

3:45pm – 5pm – Practical programming on Scara and 6-axis robots 


For any additional information regarding the masterclass or the Computer Engineering and Informatics programmes at the University, please contact:

Dr Fehmida Hussain

Head of Computer Engineering and Informatics


t. +971 (0)4 446 1248


This masterclass is for those looking to pursue a Master’s Degree in Data Science or Robotics, and for professionals who are seeking continued professional development.

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