Mark Gondree

I am an Assistant Professor in the Computer Science Department at Sonoma State University. My work relates to CS education and computer security. I am a lead of the TableTopSecurity research project.

Recent News


I recently helped SSU become a member of the Academic Alliance of the National Center for Women & Information Technology. Our goal is for our SSU's CS population to reflect SSU's diversity. As a step toward this goal, I am the PI on a CSU CRT grant related to improvements of our introductory CS course, intended to address factors contributing to an achievement gap. I am excited to begin this important work and join this tremendous community.

Blanks: PRNG Test Suite Performance

My student Grayson Blanks presented at the CS Colloquium with his own research project, exploring the performance of a parallelized PRNG test suite that is under development. I'm excited to see Zhibin Zhang's prior thesis work from NPS evolve into Grason's work at SSU -- in particular, I'm really impressed to see an undergrad at SSU continuing the work of my former Master's thesis students. Grayson's talk is below.

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