Skymind Academy

Master Deep Learning and Bring AI to Your Company

Upcoming Workshops

Hands-on 3-day courses in cities across the US. You'll learn the foundations of deep learning in production.

New York City May 9, 2017 San Francisco May 20, 2017

Meetups at Skymind HQ

Short events focused on a specific Deeplearning4j topic.

Welcome to Skymind Academy

Skymind Academy gives data engineers and data scientists the knowledge necessary to build deep learning applications, covering best practices, enterprise data pipelines and deployment.

Learning Paths

Select the path that best describes yourself.

Corporate Training

Private seminars hosted by a Skymind engineer at your location. For organizations looking to build deep learning expertise in-house.

Introduction to Deep Learning

This course will familiarize you with the fundamentals of deep learning.

  • Review of Machine Learning
  • Foundations of Neural Networks
  • Fundamentals of Deep Networks
  • Major Architectures and Use Cases

Advanced Topics

In this course, we will teach you how to define the problem, process the data and build a model.

  • Model Selection
  • Vectorization and ETL
  • Building Deep Networks
  • Hyperparameter Tuning

Production Deployment on the JVM

Skymind will share lessons from the field as well as best practices for deploying deep learning to a production environment.

  • Robust, Reusable Data Pipelines for Image, Text and Time Series
  • Run Deep Learning as a Hadoop Job on Your Cluster (Sidestep IT Approvals)
  • Distributed Neural Net Training With Spark on Multi-GPUs and CPUs
  • Deploy a Trained and Dockerized Model via a REST API

Custom Curriculum for Your Organization

For more advanced teams, we can build a custom curriculum tailored to your needs.

Free Online Tutorials

For students looking to enhance career opportunities. You'll learn the fundamentals of deep learning used in self-driving cars, image recognition, voice assistants and more.

Partner Universities

Skymind is working with universities to offer a public deep learning curriculum. Coming soon.


We host public workshops in select cities worldwide. At the conclusion of each workshop, you will receive a certificate making you a Skymind certified deep learning engineer.

Career Opportunities

Leading corporations are betting their future on AI initiatives. Getting a head start in this field gives candidates an edge.

Deep Learning Textbook

Written by Adam Gibson & Josh Patterson
of Skymind.
Buy on Amazon

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