Statement of Purpose for a Masters of Computer Science

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Security of computer systems and networking has become an issue of extreme importance due to the rapid increase in Internet usage. Making computer systems and Internet more secure for the society is the goal that I have set for myself. I have continued to make serious efforts in this direction during my undergraduate education and presently at software industry. My urge to continue my efforts aggressively propelled my interests to pursue Masters of Computer Science at the Oklahoma State University. I am confident that I have the knowledge and aptitude to contribute significantly to the research efforts at Oklahoma State University. I have discussed my career goals and research interests in this essay.

My academic performance in high school was exemplary. I was able to secure admission into one of the prestigious institutes of Andhra Pradesh, India, Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College , Tirupati . To pursue my interest in Science, I joined as an undergraduate in Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

My four years of undergraduate study at Vidyanikethan was a gradual learning process. My passion and understanding in Computer Engineering was realized when I was exposed to the whole gamut of technical courses, the first of them being “Microprocessors, Programming and Interfacing” where I studied the entire family of Intel Microprocessors and particularly, the architecture of 8086. In my second year at BITS Pilani, I participated in Eloquence, a National Technical Festival organized by the Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College, Tirupathi , where I gave a talk on “Security Policy Management for Mobile Codes”. I presented a design of a new role based dynamic security pol...

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I hope my credentials satisfy the high standards set by your University. I am sure that the combination of my projects, my research work during undergraduate studies, valuable experience at TATA Consultancy Services and my hard working nature will help me contribute productively to the research efforts of the department. The graduate studies at your university will immensely help me in realizing my vision of making the Internet society more secure for users.

Thank You,

Kiran Kumar Dama.