Spring Course 2016

During the Spring Course of 2016 organized by BEST Delft, 18 students from technical universities all across Europe with different backgrounds visited Delft for 7 days. During their time here, they participated in a technology course on Big Data: The Bigger, the BEST.

The students had the chance to study a variety of topics such as: Social Data, Graph Processing, Data Visualization, Pattern Recognition and Data Intelligence. Lectures and Labs were given by TU Delft professors and professionals from Microsoft, IBM and MiCompany. To give the students an opportunity to see the academic side of Big Data with a perspective on how modern industry is utilizing Big Data in their businesses.

In addition to the educational component of our course we provide students the opportunity to have fun and form friendships. With two major activities the students had the chance to learn more about Dutch Culture by attending the annual King’s Day by participating in our Delft City Rally. While on the weekend, they were taken to the town of Tholen in Zeeland. Where they participating in relaxing activities such as visiting the nearby beach.