Second Lviv Data Science Summer School – 2017

Second Lviv Data Science Summer School – 2017

Lviv Data Science Summer School is an educational initiative from the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the Ukrainian Catholic University. The Summer School participants – undergraduates, PhD students, young professionals – studied state-of-the-art methods and tools of data science.

The school was held during July 12-25, 2017. There were 55 participants from 8 countries. The academic program was conducted in English. The participants of the Summer School gained 4 ECTS credits.

Lviv Data Science Summer School 2017

Study program

The goal of the Summer School was to give the practice-oriented knowledge in the field of Data Science. The school’s program incorporated three following stages. During the first stage participants attended introductory courses that made them familiar with the main theme of the school. During the second stage the students were involved in several elective practice-oriented courses.

The third stage was dedicated to working on the projects. The project topics were provided by the school’s lecturers. During several days of the project work students implemented and approbated the previously obtained knowledge and skills. The project teams presented their results publicly at the end of the school.


Course list


The scientists from well-known universities and the leading specialists of the Ukrainian and world’s companies taught at the summer school.


Dr. Rostyslav Hryniv

at Ukrainian Catholic Univeristy, Lviv

Mittul Singh

Mittul Singh

Doctoral researcher
at Saarbruecken, Germany

Dr. Bruno Gonçalves

Data Scientist
at New York University Center for Data Science

Dr. Anastasios Noulas

A Moore-Sloan Fellow
at New York University Center for Data Science

Dmytro Fishman

Junior Researcher, PhD candidate
at the University of Tartu, Estonia

Dr. Dmytro Karamshuk

Senior Data Scientist
at Skyscanner

Андрій Газін

Andriy Gazin

Data Visualization Specialist

Andrii Lyubonko

Senior Engineer
at Samsung R&D Institute Ukraine

Ievgen Terpil

Data scientist
at YouScan, Ukraine

Liubomyr Bregman

Liubomyr Bregman

Senior Consultant specialized in Data Analysis
at PwC Prague, Czech Republic

Richard Bobek

Data scientist
at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Czech Republic

Oren Sar Shalom

Research staff member
at IBM Research

Veronika Yurchuk

Veronika Yurchuk

Machine Learning Researcher
at Ring Labs Kyiv


Igor Koval

PhD student
at Pitié-Salpétrière Hospital, Paris


Oleksandr Ruppelt

Data enthusiast
at Ciklum / Ukraine Data Science Club


Vitalii Radchenko

Data Science Intern
at Ciklum




Lviv Data Science Summer School is supported by the partner companies. We are very grateful to these companies for their contribution.


Ring Labs is an R&D center in Kiev, working with software development in machine learning, computer vision, intellectual data analysis and other artificial intelligence fields. R&D center in Kiev is always welcoming talented developers. Let’s do great things together!


Ciklum_logo_landscape_pngCiklum is a global software engineering and technology partner. They deliver software engineering excellence to Fortune 500 and fast-growing organizations alike around the world. Since 2002, over 2,500 developers located in the delivery centers across the globe provide their clients with a range of services including extended software development teams, Quality Assurance, R&D, IoT, Big Data, product development and engineering consulting.


EleksELEKS is a global company that provides full-cycle software engineering services, from ideation to finished products. It was founded in 1991 in Lviv. Today ELEKS has 1000+ professionals and 7 offices in 4 countries. Since 2014, it is among the top 100 best outsourcing companies in the world. Also, starting from 2014 ELEKS is a co-organizer of one of the biggest IT events of Ukraine – IT Arena.


daadThe DAAD is the world’s largest funding organisation for the international exchange of students and researchers. Since it was founded in 1925, around two million scholars in Germany and abroad have received DAAD funding. It is a registered association and its members are German institutions of higher education and student bodies. Its activities go far beyond simply awarding grants and scholarships. The DAAD supports the internationalisation of German universities, promotes German studies and the German language abroad, assists developing countries in establishing effective universities and advises decision makers on matters of cultural, education and development policy.


Technical partner

FlyElephant is a platform for data scientists, engineers and researchers that accelerates their work and makes doing business easier with automated Data Science and Engineering Simulation.
Our customers can quickly access different Clouds and HPC clusters from a single place; with just one click, get infrastructure with the software and the computing resources that they need; create projects, invite colleagues to join them and share the results within the projects; and deploy computing tasks as APIs without engineers or DevOps. 
FlyElephant is not just a software platform, it is also an expert community. Our partner companies and individual experts can help you solve any of your issues in Data Science and Engineering Simulation array.


Participants’ projects

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