2013 – Present Faculty of Commerce, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Kenya [Supervising DBA students]
Position: Adjunct Professor
2009 - Present Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Nigeria. [Co-supervising PhD students]
Position: Adjunct Faculty
2010 Department of Information Technology, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria [Developed all the post-graduate degrees in the College of Information and Communications Technology]
Position: Visiting Faculty
2006 - 2008 Information Systems Unit (Department of Accounting and Finance), University of Botswana, Botswana.
Position: Senior Lecturer
2007 - 2011 School of Business, North West University, Mafikeng Campus, South Africa. [supervised two MBA students]
Position: Adjunct Faculty,
2004 - 2006 Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Canada
Position: Research Fellow and Lecturer
1992 - 2006 Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria, Nigeria .
Last Position Held: Lecturer I
2013- Present President, Cambrooks College, Calgary. Duties include responsibility for general management of the college, management of all academic and non-academic faculty, securing government approvals for academic programs, and ensuring compliance with standards for private post-secondary institutions as set by the Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education, Government of Alberta
2011-2012 Vice President-Academic (Consultant), Cambrooks College, Calgary. Responsible for assisting the president in overseeing and managing all academic programs and maintaining communication with the relevant agencies in the Alberta Enterprise and Advanced Education.
2005-2008 Principal Consultant, InfoSys Canada. Consulting on information systems development and maintenance.
1996 - 2004. Principal IT Consultant, with Blue Lakes (Nig) LTD, Omonije Arcade, Akure, Nigeria. Major duties included systems analysis, design and development. A major project was the analysis, design, development and implementation of a full banking system for Efon Alaaye Community Bank.
1994-1995 Systems Consultant for the Nigerian Society of Engineers. Was part of the team that developed the initial membership/accounting system of the Society.
2014 “Fellow, Carnegie African Diaspora Program” to Mabarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda.
2009 "Best Research Paper Award". Conferred by ACM Special Interest Group on Information Systems
2004 - 2005 "Commonwealth Research Scholar". Conferred by Commonwealth Scholarship Program. Award covered the first year of my postdoctoral research program. The second year was paid for by the University of Calgary
1995 "Best Graduating MBA Student". Conferred by University of Benin, Nigeria. 1992 - 1995.
1991 Best graduating student in BSc (ED) Mathematics, University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal University, Calgary(2008-Date)
COMP 4543 Project Management and Quality Assurance
COMP 2541 Systems Analysis
COMP 1615 Introduction to Computer Programming (Using Visual Basic)
COMP 4403 Object Oriented Development (using C#)
COMP 3333 Software Engineering (Using Java)
COMP 1001 Introduction to Problem Solving (Using Alice)
COMP 2203 Introduction to Computers
Department of Accounting and Finance (Information Systems), University of Botswana (2006-2008)
BIS 780 Management Information Systems
BIS 680 Information Technology for Managers
BIS 403 Information Systems Security
Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada (2004-2006)
CPSC 471 Database Management Systems
CPSC 203 Introduction to Computers
CPSC 233 Introduction to Computer Science II (OOP Programming)
Department of Computer Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria (1992-2004)
CSC 142 Introduction to Computer Science
IMC 222 Probability Theory
IMC 361 Engineering Mathematics
CSC 241 Introduction to Computer Programming
CSC 242 Computer Programming II
CSC 341 Computer File Processing
CSC 443 Software Engineering
CSC 446 Expert Systems
CSC 541 Database Management Systems
CSC 641 Computing System I
CSC 642 Systems Analysis and Design
CSC 644 Advanced Database Management System
MBA Program, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria (1998-2004)
MBA 749 Quantitative Techniques for Managers
MBA 872 Production and Operations Management and Control
MBA 873 Management Information Systems
2012 “Project Management and Quality Assurance”, Course Development, Mount Royal University, Calgary.
2010 “Post Graduate Degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology" at Bells University of
Technology, Ota. Developed Course Content and Description for six different graduate degrees in the College of Information and Communications Technology.
2009 "CIS Minor" at Mount Royal University, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems.
Level: Undergraduate Y4. Developed course descriptions for future Computer Information Systems Minor.
2008 "MBA (IS)" at University of Botswana. Level: Graduate. Type: M.B.A.. Introduced key IS courses to the
MBA program of the University (Defining IS specialization).
2002 “B.Tech in Computer Science" at Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria. New Program Development.
Program/ Course Coordination
2010 - 2011. Non Major Coordinator, Co-ordinator for Service Courses in the CSIS Department, Mount Royal University.
1999 - 2004. Coordinator, ND and HND in Computing Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.
Multi-criteria decision analysis and modeling – AHP, DHP (Expert Choice)
Modeling Risk in organizational information structures
Journal Articles (Peer Reviewed)
Osakwe C, Keavey K, Uzoka F.M.E, Fedoruk A, and Osuji J (2014), The Relative Importance of Academic Activities: Autonomous Values from the Canadian Professoriate, Canadian Journal of Higher Education (Accepted)
Obot, O, Uzoka F.M.E, Akinyokun O.C, Andy J (2014), A Neuro-fuzzy Decision Support Model for Therapy of Heart Failure, International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, 6(4):319-344
Akinnuwesi B.A, Uzoka F.M.E, Osamiluyi A, Enikuomehin O, Onwudike O, and Aribisala A (2014); Electronic Help Desk Support System in Tertiary Institutions in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Lagos State University, Nigeria, International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 3(6): 1280-1291
Osuji J, Uzoka F.M.E, Aladi F, and Hussein M (2014); Understanding the Factors that Determine Registered Nurses Turnover Intentions, Research and Theory for Nursing Practice, 28(2): 140-161
Uzoka, F.E., Fedoruk, A., Osakwe , C., Osuji , J., & Gibb, K. (2013) A Multi-Criteria Framework for Assessing
Scholarship Based on Boyer's Scholarship Model. Information Knowledge Systems Management Journal, 12 (1), 25-51
Akinnuwesi, B.A, Uzoka F.M.E, Olabiyisi S.O, Omidiora E.O, and Fiddi P (2013); An Empirical Analysis of End-User Participation in Software Development Projects in a Developing Country Context. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 58(6):1-25
Obot, O, Uzoka F.M.E, Akinyokun O.C, Andy J (2013), Conventional and neuro-fuzzy framework for diagnosis and therapy of cardiovascular disease, Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems, 9(3): 115-133
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Uzoka, F., Adenibuyan , M.T., & Badmus , D.A. (2013). Conceptualization of National
Integrated Credit Bureau (NICB) in a Developing Country Context". International Journal of Business
Information Systems, 14(4), 393-413.
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Uzoka, F., & Osamiluyi (2012) , A. Neuro-Fuzzy Expert System for Evaluating the Performance of
Distributed Software System Architecture. Expert Systems with applications, 40(9), 3313-3327.
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Uzoka, F., & Obasa , A.P. (2013); Enhancing Automated Teller Machine with Multi-Lingual and
Multi-Denominational Software Functionalities. International Journal of Electronic Finance, 7 (2): 97-114
Uzoka, F.M.E., Shemi , A.P., Mgaya, K.V., & Obot, O. Turnover Intentions of IT Employees: A comparative
analysis of two developing countries. Human Systems Management (Submitted).
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Uzoka, F., Olabiyisi, S.O., & Omidiora, E.O. (2013); Case Simulation of User-Centric Performance
Evaluation Model for Distributed Software System Architecture. International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering, 3(1), 146-176.
Obot, O.U., Uzoka, F.M.E., Akinyokun, O.C., & Andy, J. (2013). A neuro-fuzzy decision support model for
therapy of heart failure. International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics (Accepted).
Uzoka, F.M.E., Akinnuwesi, B.A., Olabiyisi, O., & Alabi, D. (2012). An Empirical Study of Potentials of
Adoption of Grid Computing as a Vehicle for Tertiary Institutions Collaboration. International Journal of
Business Information Systems (Inderscience), 10(3), 245-263.
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Omidiora , E.O., Uzoka, F.M.E., & Olabiyisi, S.O. (2012). A framework for user-centric model for evaluating the performance of distributed software system architecture. Expert Systems with
Obot, O., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). Fuzzy -Rule Based Framework for the Management of Tropical Diseases.
Medical and care Compunetics , 5(137), 328-339.
Uzoka, F.M.E. (1998). Quantitative Techniques for Business and Management: A Tutorial Approach (Course
Manual for MBA students), Blue Lakes Publishers.
Akinyokun, O.C. (1996). Programming Computer in a Unix Operating System Environment (Course Manual for
200 Level Students), Akure: HTRDG Computing Centre.
Conference Papers (Peer Reviewed)
Obot O. U, Inyang U.G , Osuji J and Uzoka F.M.E (2014); A Hybrid Methodology for Differential Diagnosis of Confusable Diseases. E-Health (EH2014) – 6th International Conference on e-Health, Lisbon, Portugal, July 17-19, 2014
Uzoka, F., Connolly , R., Schroeder, M., Khemka, N., & Miller, J. (2013, October). Computing is Not a Rock
Band: Student Understanding of the Computing Disciplines. In the proceedings of the 13th annual conference of ACM SIGITE/RIIT(Florida): 115-120.
Akinnuwesi, B.A., Uzoka, F., & Chukwueloke, E.O. (2013). Analysis of e-Payment Adoption in a Developing
Economy Context. In the proceedings of the 2013 Conference of the Nigerian Computer Society:
Uzoka, F., Chima, A., Gibb, K., & Johnson, J. (2012, October). Identifying the Link between Project
Management Standards and Practices in IT Education and the Industry Expectations and Requirements.
In the proceedings of the 2012 ACM SIGITE/RIIT 2012 (Calgary): 91-92
Uzoka, F.M.E., Osuji, J., Aladi, F.O., & Obot, O.U. (2011). A Framework for Cell Phone Based Diagnosis and
Management of Priority Tropical Diseases. In IST-Africa 2011 Conference & Exhibition (IEEE) (Gabarone,
Botswana), p. 1-13. IST-Africa/IEEE.
Olabiyisi, S.O., Omidiora, E., Uzoka, F.M.E., & Akinnuwesi, B.A. (2010, October). A Survey of Performance
Evaluation Models for Distributed Software System Architecture. In World Congress on Engineering and
Computer Science (WCECS): San Francisco..
Uzoka, F.M.E., Mgaya, K.V., Shemi, A.P., Akinnuwesi, A.B., & Kitindi, E.G. (2011, May). Stay on IT or Quit:
IT personnel turnover in Botswana. In 2011 ACM SIGMIS CPR CONFERENCE (San Antonio, Texas), p.
of Adoption of Grid Computing as a Vehicle for Tertiary Institutions Collaboration. In IST-Africa 2011
Conference & Exhibition(IEEE) (Gabarone, Botswana), p. 1. IST-Africa /IEEE.
Mgaya, K.V., Uzoka, F.M.E., Kitindi, E.G., & Shemi, A.P. (2009). Examining Career Orientations of
Information Systems Personnel in an Emerging Economy Context. In ACM Special Interest Group on
Information Systems (SIGMIS) Conference (Ireland), p. 49-64. ACM.
Akinyokun, O.C., Obot, O., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2009). Application Of Neuro-Fuzzy Technology In Medical
Diagnosis: Case Study Of Heart Failure. In 11th World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical
Engineering (Munich, Germany), p. 301-304. IUPESM.
Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). Evaluation of Research and Innovation of University Academics Using a Soft-
Computing Methodology. In The Canadian Higher Education and Information Technology Conference
(CANHEIT) (Calgary). CANHEIT.
Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). Exploring Organizational Determinants of Biometric Security Adoption. In Information
Resources Management Conference (Conf-IRM) (Niagara Falls, ON). Association of Information Systems.
Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G.G. (2007). Organizational, Environmental and Technological Determinants of
E-Commerce Adoption in Botswana. In Information Resources Management Association Conference
(Vancouver). Association of Information Systems.
Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G.G. (2006). B2C E-Commerce Development in Africa: Case Study of Botswana. In
ACM Electronic Commerce Conference (Ann Arbor, MI), p. 290-295. ACM.
Akinnuwesi, B.A., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2006). A Conceptual Framework Of Web Based Fuzzy Expert System for
Managing Culture and Tourism Information. In The 20th National Conference of Nigeria Computer Society
Nigeria, Vol. 17, (Nigeria), p. 133-145. The Nigeria Computer Society.
Obot, O.U., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2006). A Framework for Application of NeuroCase Rule Based Hybridization in
Medical Diagnosis. In Euro-Mediterranean Medical Informatics and Telemedicine Conference (Alexandria,
Uzoka, F.M.E., Seleka, G., & Shemi, A. (2006). Infrastructural and Behavioural Influences on the Adoption of
eCommerce in Developing Countries. In IST-Africa (Pretoria, South Africa). IST-Africa.
Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G. (2005). AHP-Based Decision Support Model for Measuring Performance of
Professional Organizations. In Second International Business Conference (Sydney, Australia).
G Seleka, G., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2005). An Investigation of the Factors Affecting the Adoption of B2C
E-Commerce in SADC Countries: A Case Study of Botswana. In International Association for Development of
the Information Society Conference (Portugal).
Uzoka, F.M.E., & Barker, K. (2005). AHP-Based Malaria Diagnosis Decision Support System. In International
Conference for eHealth, Telemedicine and Health ICT (Luxembourg). MedeTel.
Uzoka, F.M.E. (2004). AHP Based System for Evaluation of Enterprise Financial Information. In International
Business Research Conference (Melbourne, Australia).
Uzoka, F.M., & Akinyokun, O.C. (2004). Analysis of the Effects of HR Profile on the Investment Portfolio of an
Organization: Case Study of University Academic Staff. In International Management and Technology
Conference (Orlando, FL).
Research and Professional Presentations (Not Peer Reviewed)
Osakwe, C., Uzoka, F.M.E., Fedoruk, A., Gibb, K., & Osuji, J. (2012, May). The Relative Importance of
Academic Activities: Autonomous Dominant Values from the Canadian Professoriate. Presented at CSSHE
2012 Conference (Waterloo, Ontario).
Uzoka F.M. E, Fedoruk, A., Osakwe, C., Osuji, J., Gibb, K. (2012, April). "The Operationalization of Boyer's Model in Teaching-Focused Universities". Presented at University Colloquium, Mount Royal University, Calgary.
Uzoka F.M. E (2011, November 25). "Conference Attendance and Current Research Activities Report". Presented to Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, MRU. Presented at Departmental Colloquium, Mount Royal University.
Uzoka F.M. E (2010, October). "University Development Activities During my Adjunct Visit to the Bells University of
Technology, Ota". Presented at Departmental Colloquium (Computer Science and Information Systems), Mount Royal University, Calgary.
Uzoka F.M. E (2010, August). "Balancing the Demands of Teaching, Research and Service in a University Environment". Presented at University Colloquium, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria. Invited Speaker.
Uzoka F.M. E (2010, July). "Experimental Comparison of AHP and Fuzzy Logic as Medical Diagnosis Decision Support
Engines". Presented at Faculty of Technology Seminar Series, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria.
Uzoka F.M. E (2010, July). "Advancing the Frontiers of Research in Information and Communications Technology". Presented at Departmental Seminar Series, Bells University of Technology, Ota, Nigeria. Invited Speaker.
Uzoka F.M. E, Osuji J (2010, March). "Experimental comparison of AHP and fuzzy logic for handling Vagueness and Complexity in Diagnosis of Tropical Diseases". Presented at University Colloquium, Mount Royal University, Calgary.
Uzoka F.M. E (2009, October). "Influence of Product and Organizational Characteristics on ERP Acquisition: Case study of Botswana". Presented at Department of Computer Science and Information Systems Research Seminar, Mount Royal University, Calgary.
Uzoka F.M. E (2007, April) . "Fuzzy Expert System for the Cost Benefit Analysis of Enterprise Information Systems". Presented at Faculty of Business Research Seminar Series, University of Botswana.
Uzoka F.M. E (2006, October). "Ecommerce Development in Africa: Technological and Organizational Inhibitors". Presented at Faculty of Business Research Seminar Series, University of Botswana.
Uzoka F.M. E, Barker, K. ( 2005, October). "Development of a Soft-computing Prediction Model for Breast Cancer". Presented at B i-weekly Research Seminars, Advanced Database Research Lab.
Uzoka F.M.E (2002,May). "Knowledge Based System for the Evaluation of University Academic Staff". Presented at Seminar, Federal University of Technology, Akure.
Uzoka F.M.E (2003, June). "Effective Management of Revenue Collectors for Improved Performance in Revenue Generation. Workshop on Modern Methods of Effective Mobilization Strategies for Revenue generation in the Local Governments of Ondo State", Akure, Nigeria.
Uzoka F.M.E (2003, March). "The Application of Information Technology in the Management of Time. Workshop on Time Management Techniques in the Local Government for Heads of departments of Local Government Areas in Ekiti State, Nigeria", Ado Ekiti, Nigeria.
Uzoka F.M.E (2002, October). "The Role of Computer Information System in Local Government Administration. Workshop on Application of Contemporary Management Tools for Improved Performance at the Local Government Level", Ibadan, Nigeria.
Uzoka F.M.E (2002, April). "The Role of the Computer in Budget Implementation and Financial Control. Workshop on Budget Implementations and Financial Control for Ekiti Local Governments, University of Ibadan Conference Centre, Ibadan, Nigeria", Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria.
Uzoka F.M.E (1997). "Computer Application in the Aspect of Educational Management and Learning. Workshop on
Maintaining the Required Educational Standard in a Depressed Economy, Organised by Ondo State Ministry of Education", Akure, Nigeria.
(2013, August 26). ADC Workshop on "Write a Winning Proposal: The Internal Research Grants Fund
(2013, May 29 - 2013, May 31). Professional Grant Development Workshop , University of Alberta.
(2013, May). Business Analyst Extension Certificate.
(2012, September 16). ADC workshop on "Improving your slide show presentations".
(2012, May 23). ADC workshop on "Tools to Engage Students".
(2012, May 3). ADC Workshop on Developing Tests and Surveys in Blackboard.
(2012, April 13). ADC Workshop on Constructing and Using Rubrics.
(2011, September 20). Workshop on the use of Mathematica for Teaching and Research.
(2011). HREB Ethics Workshop (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2010). Workshop on Use of STATA statistical package (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2010). Workshop on Mathematical Modeling (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2010). MRFA Workshop on Roberts Rule of Order (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2010). ADC Workshop on the Use of i-Clickers (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2010). ADC Workshop on BlackBoard 9.1 (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2009 - 2011). Instructional Support Program [ISP] (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2009). ADC workshop on E-Portfolios (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2009). ADC Workshop on Engaging Learners with BlackBoard (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2009). ADC Workshop on Using Web 2.0 (Mount Royal University, Calgary).
(2007). Workshop on Responsible Use of Research Funds (University of Botswana).
(2005). Capacity Building Workshop on Free and Open Source Systems ( National Information Technology
(2002). Workshop on Vienna Development method and Duration Calculus (United Nations University, Macau).
(1996). AT&T Course on Star Group Network (Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria).
(1994). School of Fundamentals of Computer Science (Italian Foreign Ministry in conjunction with National
Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria).
Membership in Scholarly Societies or Other Organizations
2013 -2014 Grant Training Center, Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A.
2013 - 2014 ACM Special Interest Group on IT Education.
2011 - 2014 Canadian Institute for Medical and Organizational Informatics.
2009 - 2014 ACM Special Interest Group on Information Systems (SIGMIS).
2007 - 2014 Association for Computing machinery (ACM).
2007 - 2010 Information Resources Management Association.
2006 - 2008 Association of Information Systems Professionals, Botswana.
2003 - 2014 Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN).
2002 - 2004 Nigerian Institute of Management.
1996 - 1998 Science Association of Nigeria.
Event Administration Activities
2011 - 2012. Treasurer and Registration Director, 2012 ACM SIGITE Conference held in Calgary, Canada
2012, October 10 - 2012, October 13). Type: Conference. Organizer: Association of Computing Machinery.
2011, September 20. Co-Organizer, Workshop on the use of Mathematica for Teaching and Research. Type:
Workshop. Organizer: Wolfram Research Inc.
2010 - 2012. Organizing Committee Member, Explore IT. Type: Other. Organizer: Mount Royal University.