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  • CMPS-3160/6160: Introduction to Data Science, Tulane University, 3 Credit Hours
  • Prerequisites: CMPS 1500 or CMPS 1100. In lieu of prerequisites as specified, contact instructor for permission to enroll.

  • Instructor: Dr. Saad Hassan (saadhassan at
  • Lectures Times: TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
  • Room: Stanley Thomas 302
  • Office: Paul Hall 307 (New Building next to ST)
  • Office Hours: Thursday 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM , and by and by appointment, Send an email at saadhassan at with CMPS 3160 in the subject if you are an undergraduate student or CMPS 6160 if you are a graduate student.
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The instructor and TAs have office hours and are available by appointment. Please reach out to us directly to setup extra time if you need more support during the semester. If you need help please check the discussion board on Canvas!. We check it regularly to answer common questions on projects and homeworks. The solution to your question might already be there!

  • Teaching Assistants

  • Graduate Assistant Yunbei Zhang (yzhang111 at, Office: ST 309
    • Office Hours Monday (3:00-5:00 PM), Wednesday (3:00-5:00 PM), Friday (4:00 to 6:00 PM), By appointment via email
  • Undergraduate Assistant Lorraine L Steigner (, Location: ST 316
    • Office Hours Monday (5:00-7:00 PM), Tuesday (5:00-6:00 PM), Wednesday (5:00-6:00 PM), By appointment via email