daytum

Data Science Education for the Energy Industry

About us

daytum: An education platform that bridges data scientists, energy industry professionals, and technology

Our company was built upon the idea of creating unicorns: individuals who are industry specialists, who understand statistics, and who can effectively code

daytum’s platform is centered around specializing in the energy industry, building partnerships with universities and leading companies, and leveraging open-sourced tools to encourage innovation and to maximize accessibility and collaboration

We offer a range of educational courses and enterprise solutions that are designed to help you learn the Python data science ecosystem, advanced statistics, machine learning, and software engineering. You will learn these skills by using your fingers and building models and dashboards using tangible oilfield / energy industry data sets and databases

Our Team

John T. Foster, PhD, PE
John T. Foster, PhD, PE
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Associate Professor, Univ. of Texas at Austin,
Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Areas of Specialization
    Computational Science
    Energy and Environment
    Geomechanics

When John is not writing code or helping students, he's an avid outdoorsman, pilot, and all-around adventurist.
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Michael Pyrcz, PhD, PEng
Michael Pyrcz, PhD, PEng
Founding Advisor
Associate Professor, Univ. of Texas at Austin,
Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering

Areas of Specialization
    Geostatistics
    Artificial Intelligence

When Michael is not building python packages or mentoring students, he's either running, out on his Jeep, or kayaking around Lake Austin.
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FAQs

Prerequisites for Seminar Attendance:
  • Basic Python Knowledge
  • Energy Industry Experience (Petroleum Engineering / Geosciences)
What are some resources to get me up to speed on Python?
  • Check out codeacademy.com and coursera.com’s Intro to Python courses
More FAQs and information to come soon. In the meantime, please don’t hesitate to reach out directly to our team at contact@daytum.org!
Happy coding!