Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College-MCA, Ghaziabad has conducted Online Faculty Development Program on Machine Learning and its Applications using python during 29 June – 3 July 2020.The main objective of conducting this Online FDP is to address the recent trends in the research and applications of machine learning. The idea behind is to aware with the basics concepts of Machine Learning (ML), the implementation of algorithms of ML using Python, working with various libraries required for ML and inspiration for further research.This FDP is also aimed to motivating the faculty members, research scholars and industry professionals to encourage their interests in machine learning technologies. It will enable theoretical and practical understanding of the most popular machine learning tools and techniques applicable in various domains by the eminent speakers.

This online FDP was organized with the collaboration of Consilio Intelligence Research Lab, Noida, UP, UIET- CSJM University, Kanpur, UP & Dr. H. S. Gour Vishwavidyalaya, Sagar, MP.

The patron of this FDP was Dr. R. K Agarwal, Director General, Ajay Kumar Garg Engineering College, Ghaziabad. The chief guest of FDP was Dr. Raghuraj Singh (Professor & Head, Department of CSE, HBTU, Kanpur, UP) and the speakers were Dr. Yamuna Prasad Shukla (Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, IIT, Jammu), Dr. Divakar Yadav (Associate professor, Department of CSE, NIT Hamirpur), Dr. Sarfraj Masood (Assistant Professor, Department of CSE, JMI, New Delhi), Dr. Mansaf Alam (Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science, JMI, New Delhi) and Mr. Ghanshyam Jaiswal (Team Leader, HCL, Noida, UP). The experts’ talks included different topics like Basics of Machine Learning with Python, Classification Methods for ML using Python, Implementation of ANN and KNN for classification and regression using Python, ML Algorithm with Clustering and Associations using Python and Case study using Python.

More than 500 participants were shortlisted from more than 1100 registrations to attend the FDP. We got the participation from almost all states of India including Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Rajasthan, Assam, Karnataka, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. Many participants were also from others countries like South Korea, Ghana, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and Ethiopia.