Training Scientists offers Python courses for scientists and engineers


Training Scientists offers courses about scientific data analysis, data interpretation and plotting for various scientific fields. The courses can be taken on-demand or as blended learning courses. The on-demand lecture videos and materials can be watched at any time. The blended learning courses combine the on-demand lectures with hands-on Zoom tutorials where participants can ask questions, we discuss the solutions of exercises and fix problems.

This course targets scientists and engineers wanting to learn or improve their skills in Python to analyze, interpret and visualize scientific data. It offers a broad overview over a variety of topics.

The Python for Biologists course is the next evolution of the Python for Scientists course specifically for Biologists. It covers the basics of Python, scientific data analysis and includes libraries like Biopython.


Course overview

Module / Course​ Python for Scientists​ Python for Biologists Python Basics
Introduction, Virtual Environments, Jupyter, Notebook extensions, Python Fundamentals + + +
Syntax, PEP8, Keyboard Shortcuts, First examples in Numpy and Matplotlib + + +
Advanced Numpy, File IO, Pandas, ChatGPT + + +
Advanced Matplotlib, Plotting options, Inset Plots, Contour Plots, Interactive Plots + + +
GIT, String Formatting, Video Creation, Notebook structure + +
Interpolation, Fitting, Complex Fitting, Filtering, Data analysis example + *
Creating Files, Generators, Parallelization, Sympy, Integration of Plots to Overleaf + *
Biopython, DNA sequencing, BLAST, Visualization of DNA *
Image analysis and processing, Scikit Image *
+ meaning the topics are both covered in the lecture and the tutorials
* meaning participants have access to the lecture materials but we will pick 1 or 2 topics to discuss in the tutorials

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Training Scientists is run by Dr. Maurice Maurer who graduated in 2020 from the Technical University of Munich with a Ph.D. in computational physics. In his scientific work – both carried out at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics – he developed a high performance computing (HPC) code to simulate plasma microturbulence in complex geometries. The dissertation is called GENE-3D – a global gyrokinetic turbulence code for stellarators and perturbed tokamaks.

During his masters project he already developed a parallelized code running on some of the fastest supercomputers in germany. For both the masters project and the Ph.D. project he employed Python for the postprocessing of the large data sets generated by the simulations.

Also, he is doing Python development consulting work for  for various companies in regards to code review and performance optimization.

The knowledge and experience from these projects in addition to more than 20 years of programming experience go into the Python programming courses.

Dr. Maurice Maurer


Reach out for bookings and questions about the Python for Scientists courses!

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