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Student feedback is a meaningful way to judge the success of our educational programs. To that end, the Department of Computer Science has prepared a student survey that asks for your honest opinions on how we did in preparing you for your future. In the coming months, we will be distributing the survey to alumni via email. We would appreciate your feedback and hope you will participate. Click here now if you would like to take the survey.

Bowie State University has been designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense education(CAE) by the National Security Agency & the Department of Home Land Security, since 2015. BSU has made significant progress in the past few years in the information security area, including integration of cyber security and information assurance in curricula, institutional support of information security, inter-campus collaboration, participation of student teams in national and local cyber security competitions and students working with faculty members on research and publications. Bowie State University is providing cutting-edge educational opportunities on cyber security and information assurance to its undergraduate and graduate students. Contact Dr. Bo Yang (byang[at] for further information. Click here for detailed information.

BSU is home to a $445.5K Cray supercomputer called the Sphinx awarded through a grant from the Department of Defense U.S. Army Research Office to Computer Science professors Dr. Hoda El-Sayed and Dr. Bo Yang, and Natural Sciences Professor Dr. George Ude. Anyone doing research related to high-performance computing may utilize this facility. Big data, for example, is becoming ubiquitous in the age of information technology and researchers will be better able to extract meaningful information using data analytics and applications with this state-of-the-art high performance computer.

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