Skip to Main Content

Moustapha Tiam

Tiam, Moustapha-place“I love the diversity and the great environment of study. Also, there are a many clubs that you can participate in order to make your college experience a great one.”

 

 

Major: Computer Science

Hometown: Gaithersburg, MD

Campus Activities: African Student Association (ASA)

Why did you choose UMBC?
I chose UMBC because of its diversity and also after talking with my advisor about the many possibilities that they have for the computer science field.

What do you love about UMBC?
I love the diversity and the great environment of study. Also, there are a many clubs that you can participate in order to make your college experience a great one.

What would you say to a prospective student?
I would say to coming students that this school is great and has top quality professors especially in computer science major since that’s my field.

What has been your favorite class at UMBC?
My favorite class so far has to be the life span of human development which is a psychology class. I took this class because I found it very interesting and allows to reflect on people think according to their age.

What are you researching?
I was accepted at the REU program in Worcester Polytechnic Institute for a research in data science related to sustainable environment.

What do you hope to achieve after you complete your degree at UMBC?
I would looking for to have a job that would allow me to pay for my master’s degree in computer science.

More Student Profiles