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Claude Turner

Dr. Claude TurnerClaude Turner, Ph.D.
Tel: 757-823-8311
Room: RTC 310 B


Dr. Claude F. Turner is a professor with the Department of Computer Science. He is a graduate of The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where he earned his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering. Dr. Turner served as the Department of Computer Science chair at Norfolk State University from July 2018 through June 2021. He has taught in the computer science discipline for over 25 years, published peer-reviewed journal and conference papers, and has won external funding in his research areas. Additional information is available here (

Research Interests

  • Cybersecurity
  • Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
  • Signal Processing
  • Financial Computing
  • Computer Science and Cybersecurity Education


Courses Taught

Graduate Courses

  • CYS 697 Ethical Hacking and Penetration Testing
  • CYS 564 Secure Operating Systems
  • CSC 668 Computer Architecture

Undergraduate Courses

  • CSC 468 Computer Architecture
  • CSC 268 Computer Organization
  • CSC 169 Foundations of Compuer Science