Introduction to Machine Learning for Water Professionals

An instructor-led online course | 25th Oct- 29 Nov 2023

Join this course for a practical understanding of Machine Learning and take the first step towards developing your own data-driven model. 

Course details


This online course takes place over six weeks, and includes a one-hour live session every week.  Participants may choose to join a morning session (8am/9am UTC) or an evening session (1pm/2pm) depending on their schedule. 



Wednesday, 25 October 2023

Module 1: Machine Learning mindset and Data Analysis                                Topics: Definition of Machine Learning (ML) with examples, Overview of ML models, Problem Framing, Exploratory Data Analysis

Wednesday 1 November 2023

Module 2: Classification models                                                                          Topics: Pre-processing, Model selection, Feature importance, Evaluation, Introduction to scikit-learn library

Wednesday, 8 November 2023

Module 3: Regression models                                                                               Topics: Pre-processing, Model selection, Loss functions, Bias/variance tradeoff

Wednesday 15 November 2023

Module 4: Neural networks                                                                                Topics: Neural Network architecture, Activation functions, Gradient descent, Introduction to keras library

Wednesday 22 November 2023

Module 5: Working with time series                                                             Topics: Temporal patterns and seasonality, Forecasting approaches

Wednesday 29 November 2023

Module 6: Working with images                                                                         Topics: Image pre-processing, Strategies for image classification and object detection


Paul is a remote sensing specialist at DHI with a background in physics and mathematics. He has been working at DHI since 2021, focusing on satellite data processing and machine learning.

Rocco has a PhD in data-driven modelling of urban drainage systems and has worked as a consultant for climate adaptation projects. His current focus at DHI is on machine learning and its potential applications in urban water management.


€500 excl. VAT

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