PySpark with the Doctor!

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Stowers Institute

1000 E 50th St · Kansas City, MO

How to find us

Park in the main parking garage Take double doors to main building Follow signage to Conference Room 114 Soft drinks will be provided Ample power for laptops and guest WIFI will be available

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In this presentation , Dr. Wenqiang Feng will use detailed examples to demonstrate a wide array of concepts about PySpark in Data Mining, Text Mining, Machine Learning and Deep Learning. Please check out the amazing content available on his Github repo @ The talk will begin at 6:30pm.

Wenqiang Feng is Data Scientist within DST’s Applied Analytics Group. Dr. Feng’s responsibilities include providing DST clients with access to cutting-edge skills and technologies, including Big Data analytic solutions, advanced analytic and data enhancement techniques and modeling.

Dr. Feng has deep analytic expertise in data mining, analytic systems, machine learning algorithms, business intelligence, and applying Big Data tools to strategically solve industry problems in a cross-functional business. Before joining DST, Dr. Feng was an IMA Data Science Fellow at The Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota. While there, he helped startup companies make marketing decisions based on deep predictive analytics.

Dr. Feng graduated from University of Tennessee, Knoxville, with Ph.D. in Computational Mathematics and Master’s degree in Statistics. He also holds Master’s degree in Computational Mathematics from Missouri University of Science and Technology (MST) and Master’s degree in Applied Mathematics from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC).