Data Science & Analytics Summer Undergraduate Research Institute

Virtual Research Symposium

Student and their faculty research mentors present their findings:
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

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The nine-week Bowie State Data Science & Analytics Summer Undergraduate Research Institute matches undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines to faculty research mentors to use data science and analytics to address current issues.

In 2020, the Data Science & Analytics Initiative hosts its first-ever virtual research institute with 10 BSU students and 11 faculty mentors divided into the following research teams: 

  • Uncovering ethnic disparities in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections
    Faculty Mentor: Dr. Tyesha Burks
    Student: Jasmin Perkins 
  • Using data to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the creation and destruction of the small and medium enterprises in the United States
    Faculty Mentors: Dr. Falih Alsaaty, Dr. Kavita Kapur and Dr. Augustin Ntembe
    Students: Cydni Gilliam and Christopher Moss 
  • Stock price reaction to the announcement of mergers and acquisitions
    Faculty Mentors: Dr. Tibebe Assefa, Dr. Sunando Sengupta and Dr. Satina Williams
    Students: Noel Knott, Joekorvaya Sallia and Bobby Stanley  
  • Linkage among industries and service sectors within Prince George's County and their contribution to its economic growth
    Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elkanah Faux
    Student: Ariel Glove
  • COVID-19’s effect on economically vulnerable communities
    Faculty Mentors: Dr. LaTanya Brown-Robertson, Dr. Nega LaKew and Dr. Azene Zenebe  
    Students: Justan McNair-Sneed, Ramar White and Kirk Williams