12-709   Data Analytics for Engineered Systems

Location: Pittsburgh

Units: 12

Semester Offered: Intermittent

Course description

Use of analytics is rapidly transforming decision making as individuals and firms begin to leverage analytics in various functional areas to improve data-driven planning and decision making. This course will cover the underlying fundamental concepts and principles (qualitative and quantitative) behind data analytics, focusing on those a civil or environmental engineer needs to understand to both envision opportunities for business advantage, and work effectively with data scientists to realize those opportunities. In addition, the course will provide students skill development in the use of data visualization tools and techniques, using Microsoft Excel, coding, and existing software such as Tableau.