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Sowmya Gudise
IT Program Manager
Phone: (701)231-6263
Email: sowmya.gudise@ndsu.edu
ORCID: 0000-0002-3047-9687

Sowmya earned her Master of Science degree in Computer Science from New York Institute of Technology, NY and received her Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science Engineering from SWEC, India. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Software Engineering at North Dakota State University. Sowmya has 5 years of Professional IT experience in US and has teaching experience as instructor for Distance Learning program at NDSU.

As IT Program Manager of the Department of Transportation Support Center (DOTSC), Sowmya manages software development projects, assign and mentor student computer science staff. Responsible to develop projects in accordance with standards, review and improve development processes. She is also responsible for maintaining DOTSC servers, server administration, database administration.

Recent Research Activities/Major Programs of Activity

  • Software Metrics
  • Software Reliability
  • Computer Science Pedagogy
  • Software quality improvement


  • 2020-Present, IT Program Manager, DOT Support Center, UGPTI/NDSU
  • 2020, Instructor, K-12 Professional Development Course, NDSU
  • 2020, Instructor, CSCI 122 Visual Basic, NDSU
  • 2016-2019, Software Developer, US


  • Ph.D., Software Engineering, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, 2019-Present
  • M.S., Computer Science, New York Institute of Technology, Old Westbury, NY, 2015
  • B.Tech., Computer Science Engineering, Sridevi women's engineering college, Hyderabad, India, 2014


  • Certified Tester Foundation Level in ISTQB


  • Fundamentals: Object Oriented Concepts, Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Web Development: HTML, CSS, JavaScript with jQuery, Bootstrap, Angular JS, React, node.js
  • .Net Technologies : C#, ASP.NET, VB
  • Other Programming Languages: Python, SAS
  • Databases: MS SQL Server, Oracle
  • Windows Server Management and Security
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