Instructor :  Dr. Sounak Chakraborty, Associate Professor, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri, Columbia 

Date: September 19, 2020 (Saturday), 9.00 am – 4 pm (attendance online only)

The course will provide a gentle introduction of running R software/codes in cloud computing platform using Google Cloud (GC) and Amazon Web Services (AWS) for basic statistical modeling and calculations.  R is one of the world's most popular open source statistical programming languages and is most widely used by academia and major companies.

The course will be completely online and self-paced, so the participants can learn all materials at their own convenience from the comfort of their home. There will a live Q&A interactive session where students can ask question to the instructor. Instructions for recommended software and other course materials will be made available before the course. All recommended software will be open source and can be downloaded free of cost.