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Dr. Susamma Barua is the Associate Dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at California State University, Fullerton. She received her Ph. D degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.

Dr. Barua can be reached via email at sbarua@fullerton.edu


Dr. Barua joined California State University, Fullerton, in 1988. She assumed the position of the Coordinator for the Computer Engineering program in 2004, a program that was launched under her leadership. She has received grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF) and Lockheed Martin Corporation for support of her research projects. She has taught a wide variety of undergraduate and graduate courses on topics such as computer system architecture, computer networking, microprocessor hardware/software concepts, signal processing and microcomputer system design. Dr. Barua is the author of numerous technical articles and has supervised over 100 graduate research projects. She is the recipient of Outstanding Service and Outstanding Teacher/Scholar awards several times.

Dr. Barua has served on many college and university committees, including the Academic Senate, PRBC (Planning, Resources, and Budget Committee), University Curriculum Committee, Board of the Faculty Development Center, Outstanding Professor Committee and the University Taskforce for facilitating graduation rate and closing the achievement gap. She is a member of the IEEE Computer Society, IEEE Technical Committee on Parallel Processing and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). She is currently an Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Education.


Research Interests

Computer networking, Computer performance analysis, Parallel computing, Neural networks, Web-based database development, Interactive multimedia system