Mathematics, Computer Science, and Digital Forensics

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Adapt and grow to meet the world’s demands

Led by more than 30 full-time faculty members holding doctoral degrees from prestigious institutions — and active in various research areas, publishing articles and textbooks, while maintaining strong connections to local industry — the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Digital Forensics is committed to preparing graduates for rewarding careers as well as opportunities in competitive graduate schools.

Programs of Study

Computer Science — covers core areas of computer science with an emphasis on the design, analysis, and production of complex and reliable software systems.

Data Science — equips students to draw conclusions from data, using knowledge of statistical inference, computational technology, data management skills and related theories.

Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity — prepares students for careers as digital forensic specialists who can work with law enforcement, homeland security agencies, law firms and private companies.

Certificate in Digital Forensics — Earn college credits that can be applied to future academic degrees.

Mathematics — encourages, promotes critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and articulation of mathematical ideas.

Statistics — prepares students for careers in industry, government, and business, as well as graduate programs in statistics and other related fields.

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Support Makes a Difference

Your support of the academic community in Mathematics at BU is critical for its continued success. Gifts from our alumni and friends allow our faculty to mentor students in their research projects throughout the year and put our students in the best position to succeed by helping provide availability of the latest technology, research and teaching methods.

Bloom Quality

Quality academic programming that’s pragmatic and relevant = The ability to excel while lifting others up. 

ABET accreditation adds value
Graduates from an ABET-accredited program are capable of leading the way in innovation, emerging technologies, and in anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

Department Directory

Curt Jones

Curt Jones, Ph.D.

  • Chair and Professor of the Department of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Digital Forensics
Diane Barrett

Diane Barrett, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Mathematical and Digital Sciences, Director of the Center for Information Assurance Studies
Youmin Lu

Youmin Lu

  • Professor of Mathematical and Digital Sciences