Friday, November 4, 2016
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Photos From our August 2016 Welcome Lunch for Computer Professionals Program Students at Maharishi University of Management
Meet the 132 new MSCS students in our Computer Professionals Program at Maharishi University of Management. See photo album.
Monday, July 11, 2016
At graduation in June, Yasir Mukhtar (Pakistan), Asaad Saad (Syria), Rakesh Raj Shrestha (Nepal) and Rujuan Xing (China) received outstanding computer science graduate awards. Watch the video.
More than 160 MUM students graduated with their MS in Computer Science degrees, bringing the total to 1700 graduates from 80 nations since 1996. #MUMComPro #MUM
Saturday, March 5, 2016
Celebrating 20 years of the Computer Professionals Masters Program at Maharishi University of Management
We have close to 2000 graduates from 78 nations, with more than 900 currently enrolled students on-campus and doing internships around the US.
The Computer Science Department
Maharishi University of Management
Fairfield, IA 52557 USA
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Meditation Helps Active-Duty Soldiers Battle PTSD
Regular practice of transcendental meditation enabled active duty service members with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) to better control their symptoms, a new study finds. While most participants experienced increased well-being, some found meditation helped reduce or even eliminate their use of psychotropic medication. The prevalence of PTSD in infantry groups deployed to Operations Enduring Freedom and…
Sunday, December 6, 2015
Because Sahar was one of the top secondary school students in Yemen, she received a scholarship to study for her bachelor's degree in Egypt. Her love for programming and problem solving led Sahar to choose computer science as her major. At Cairo University she successfully completed her bachelor's degree in Computer Science and master's degree in Information Systems, and completed a Cisco diploma at American University.
After learning about our unique MS in Computer Science in a LinkedIn message from MUM, Sahar kept thinking that one master's degree was enough--but the idea for a second master's emphasizing OOP software development kept popping into her head. So she decided to research Maharishi University of Management and our MS in Computer Science for Computer Professionals program, and joined our Facebook group. When Sahar realized that many Arab students had happily and successfully enrolled in this program, she decided to apply, and was accepted for the October 2014 entry.
When she first arrived at Maharishi University of Management last year, Sahar's initial impression of the University was that everyone here was happy. She told her mother, "All the people here are smiling and saying hi!"
After a year on campus, Sahar reflects on the special nature of the MUM/Fairfield, Iowa community: "I really love this peaceful environment that I am in--an environment full of love, happiness and joy obtained from the incredible benefits of practicing the Transcendental Meditation technique. Just living in this community with international software professionals all doing TM together is an honor for me in itself."
Even though she is far from her parents and sister, and misses them very much, Sahar's family is relieved to know she is in a very safe and completely supportive environment at MUM.
Harmony in Diversity
"As a Muslim lady living in Fairfield, I feel that people around me are respecting me and others," says Sahar. "They treat me as one of them, despite the fact that I wear my scarf. I have never felt mistreated. Friends greet us on Eid (a Muslim holiday), and Eid prayers trips are arranged for us."
Sahar has also been pleased with the academics in the Computer Professionals program: "The program's high standards create a powerful motivation. I look to this program like a tree: You plant the seed, water it, and take care of it. As the knowledge grows within, you gain fruits forever. Every aspect of the academic program was the best either in moments of challenge, or moments of success. The courses were very challenging, but now that I am finished, I am ready for my curricular practical training internship in the IT industry."
Advice for Other Female Software Developers
"Nowadays, the biggest challenge for a female is to be employed and feel useful for society and herself. I would like to tell all female software developers who feel they are creative, full of ideas, and dreams, but have not found the appropriate ways to express their talents--at MUM you will get the support and knowledge to realize the best in your skills and competencies."
A Bright Future
In January, Sahar will begin her IT career as a Software Engineer at Intel in Oregon where she will be part of a product development engineer team. Her job will be transforming designs into competitive products, and testing development for microprocessors, system-on-chips and chip sets. We wish her great happiness and success, as we stay in touch with another special member of our world family.
#MUMComPro #MaharishiU #TranscendentalMeditation
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
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Monday, June 15, 2015
We are pleased to have Dr. Emdad Khan join our Computer Science faculty at Maharishi University of Management.
Throughout his professional career, Dr. Khan has focused on education, innovation and entrepreneurship to improve the global economic, social, cultural and educational quality of life for all people on our planet.
His expertise extends from Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Data Science, to Internet, Intelligent Internet, Human Computer Interaction, Machine Learning, Algorithms, Software Engineering, Semiconductors and VLSI.
His work in the areas of Big Data, Natural Language Understanding and Intelligent Agent Based Web led to the start up of the company, InternetSpeech, whose products allow people to unleash the power of the Internet simply with a standard telephone and the sound of their voice. He founded the company in 1998 with the vision to develop innovative technology for accessing information on the Internet anytime, anywhere, using just an ordinary telephone and the human voice. See http://www.internetspeech.com/ for more information.
Professor Khan plans to teach the following courses in our Computer Science Department: Algorithms, Web Application Architecture, Advanced Software Development, System Analysis and Design, Big Data, Data Mining, OOP, Software Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, Modern Programming Practices. In the future he hopes to teach Natural Language Processing, Bioinformatics and other multi-disciplinary courses.