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Student Achievement


Felix Njeh

 COSC graduate Dr. Felix Njeh is the 2019 NSBE Golden Torch Award honoree for Distinguished Engineer of the Year 2018-2019. Dr. Njeh will be recognized at the 22nd Annual Golden Torch Awards (GTA) to be held on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 in Detroit.





Nathan Nti

Nathan Nti, candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, was selected for a $1,000 academic scholarship     



Jesuye David

Jesuye David, candidate for a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, was selected for a second year to participate in a popular research event on Capitol Hill sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research.  Jesuye, along with 60 other top student researchers, was chosen from among hundreds of entries to present his research to Congressional members during the 22nd Annual Posters on the Hill event, April 17-18, 2018.  Jesuye's research, conducted under the mentorship of Dr. Darsana Josyula, compared the Kasai weather prediction algorithm to classical predictive modeling, with the goal of illustrating the advantages of the Kasai algorithm over contemporary machine learning techniques.  Research opportunities are not just limited to graduate students at Bowie State University, the department can customize its offerings to include undergraduate students who have an interest in conducting research.


Abdulrahman Alatawi

Doctoral candidate Abdul Alatawi  won a $500 award for travel to the IEEE BIGMM conference in CA where he was presenting a research paper. Click for paper 

Update: Abdul just passed his dissertation defense with honors and will graduate with a Doctor of Science in computer science in May of 2018.

Kenneth M’Bale

Doctoral candidate Kenneth M’Bale was asked to chair the session “Artificial Intelligence, Novel Applications and Concepts” at the CSCE’17 conference in July, 2017, University of Ulsan, South Korea. 

Update: Kenneth has graduated with a Doctor of Science degree in computer science and teaches for the department part-time.   

Click to read a research paper by Kenneth on Artificial Intelligence

Chadd E. Philp 

Chadd E. Philp, who is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in computer science, was awarded a NIST Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and presented a research paper entitled “Characterizing User Experience of Voice Application” at the SURF 2017 Colloquium.
Click for abstract



Denzel Prince

Computer science master's student Cadet Denzel Prince was awarded the Bowie State University Presidential Student Leadership Award for 2016. This award is given to a student who has excelled in leadership roles on campus and in the wider community. This honor is given to just one graduate and undergraduate student each year. 

Update: Denzel has graduated with a Master of Science in computer science.

Visit Denzel's page

Marvin Conn

Doctoral candidate Marvin Conn presented a paper at the IEEE-CTS 2016 conference in Orlando and won "Runner Up" for the CTS 2016 Outstanding Paper Award. The awards are given for contributions which are considered outstanding in their scientific quality, timeliness, and relevance.

Conn, M., Sharma, S., "Immersive Telerobotics using the Oculus Rift and the 5DT Ultra Data Glove", proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Collaboration Technologies and Systems (CTS 2016), Orlando, Florida, USA, October 31 - November 04, 2016.


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