A Message from the President

February 17, 2020

Passing of Dr. Sadanand Srivastava

I am deeply saddened to inform you that former Department of Computer Science chairperson and emeritus professor, Dr. Sadanand Srivastava, has passed away.

doctor sadanand srivastavaDr. Srivastava was a full-time faculty member at Bowie State for 45 years. He was the founding chairperson of the Department of Computer Science, a position he held until 2011. He was instrumental in the founding of the computer technology program, doctoral program in computer science and the Bowie Satellite Operations and Control Center (BSOCC).

Because of his invaluable contributions to the department, he received the College of Arts and Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award in 2015.

After retirement, he continued to teach in the Department of Computer Science as an adjunct professor and emeritus professor. Dr. Srivastava was an extraordinary educator, leader, mentor and friend. He will be greatly missed.

Here are the details of the memorial service:

Sunday, February 23, 2020
12-1 p.m. Memorial
1-3 p.m. Lunch

The Hindu Temple of Metropolitan Washington
Main Auditorium
10001 Riggs Road
Adelphi, MD 20783
RSVP: Rahul Srivastava, 240-603-5867
Ritu Adams, 202-834-0270

Please keep his family in your thoughts during this difficult time.