Data Science Course with R

Short Course in Data analysis and visualization using R

A practical, hands-on introduction to data mining and analytics using the R programming language.

  • 20 hrs over 3 Saturdays – 3, 10, 17 June 2017
  • Payap University Mae Khao Campus, Room VV106 Faculty of Science, Department of Computer Science
  • No previous programming or statistics required
  • Cost 5,000 baht
  • Preregistration is required.


Payap University Department of Computer Science is offering a 20 hr short course in Data Science designed to introduce students and professionals to data analysis and visualization using the R programming language. The course does not require previous training in programming or statistics. Through hands-on exercises, participants will learn how to quickly identify significant trends in a wide variety of datasets. The course has been designed to provide practical qualitative and quantitative skills that participants can use in their own projects.

This interactive course will be taught in English by Dr Robert Batzinger (Emeritus Instructor of Payap University) with frequent summaries given in Thai. English and Thai speaking tutors will be onhand to help participants with the lab exercises. Training will take place on 3,10 and 17 June 2017. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop computers.

The cost of the course is 5,000 baht but a limited number of seats are available at reduced prices. The cost will include handouts, software on a USB memory stick, breaks and lunch for all 3 Saturdays. For more information and registration please refer to the course webpage:


ACUCA Ex-Co 2017

ACUCA Executive Committee Meeting 2017

The ACUCA Executive Committee held its first meeting of 2017 at Payap University in Chiang Mai, Thailand on Friday, April 28. Assistant Professor Dr. Somporn Wongdee, President of Payap University, as President of ACUCA, welcomed the ACUCA Executive Committee attending the meeting.

The ACUCA Secretariat and Student Mobility Scheme is supported by the Office of Internationalization at Payap. For more information about the Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia visit

Photo of ACUCA Executive Committee and ACUCA Secretariat (click to enlarge):