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Curriculum Vitae
Faith-Michael Uzoka

Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada

Email: uzokafm@yahoo.com, fuzoka@mtroyal.ca



2004 – 2006 Post-Doctoral Fellowship: Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada.

1999 – 2003 Ph.D. in Computer Science: Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

1993 - 1998 Master of Technology in Computer Science: Federal University of Technology, Akure, Nigeria.

1995 School of Fundamentals of Computer Science: Italian Foreign Ministry with National Mathematical Centre, Abuja.

1992 – 1995 Master of Business Administration: University of Benin, Nigeria.

1991 – 1992 Diploma in Data Processing (Distinction): University of Lagos, Akoka-Lagos, Nigeria.

1987 – 1991 B.Sc (ED) [Honours] in Mathematics (First Class Division): University of Port-Harcourt, Nigeria.

1982 – 1985 National Certificate in Education (3-year Advanced in Mathematics/Integrated Science): Alvan

Ikoku College of Education, Owerri/University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.


Academic Employment

2008– Present Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal University, Canada.



Current Position: Full Professor

2013 – Present ICT University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U.S.A [Supervising PhD students]



Position: Adjunct Research Professor

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


Program/Course Development

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)

  • Soft-computing methodologies – fuzzy logic, neural network, cognitive maps

  • Statistical analysis using SPSS, SAS

  • Factor Analysis

  • Systems analysis and software engineering

  • Project management

  • Policy Development and Monitoring

2014 Mount Royal University, Faculty of Science and Technology Innovation Grant, "A Fuzzy Cognitive Map Model for Diagnosing Tropical Confusable Diseases ". CAD10,000. Type:

Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator). Other Investigators: Osuji, J., Aladi F, Oyeleke T, Obot O

2014 Mount Royal University, Office of Research Services: Internal Research Grant, "A Fuzzy Cognitive Map Model for Diagnosing Tropical Confusable Diseases ". CAD4,000. Type:

Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator). Other Investigators: Osuji, J., Aladi F, Oyeleke T, Obot O

2010 – 2012 Mount Royal University, Office of Research Services: Internal Research Grant, "A Model for

Evaluating Academic Scholarship: Review and Operationalization of Boyer’s Criteria". CAD8,000. Type:

Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator). Other Investigators: Osuji, J., Fedoruk, A., Gibb, K., Osakwe, C., Engler, S.

2009 World Bank and the Nigerian Government: Science and Technology Education Post-Basic (STEPB)

Project, "UNICAL/UNIPORT Centre of Excellence in Infectious Diseases". USD4,000,000. Type:

Grant-Competitive (Role: Collaborator). Other Investigators: Emmanuel, E., Essien, J., Obot, O., Akaranta, O.

2009 Mount Royal University: Conference Support, "Comparison of Fuzzy and AHP for medical diagnosis

systems". CAD4,800. Type: Grant-Competitive (Role: Co-principal Investigator). Other Investigators: Obot, O.

2007 University of Botswana: Internal Research Grant, "Development of Fuzzy-AHP model for evaluation of

academic staff research output". USD5,000. Type: Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator).

2007 University of Botswana: Conference Grant. USD2,000. Type: Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal

Investigator).

2006 University of Botswana: Conference Support. USD2,000. Type: Grant-Competitive (Role: Co-principal

Investigator).

2006 University of Botswana: Conference Support, "Conference Grant". USD2,000. Type: Grant-Competitive

(Role: Collaborator). Other Investigators: Obot, O.

2006 University of Botswana: Internal Research Grant, "E-Commerce Development in Africa". USD4,500.

Type: Grant-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator). Other Investigators: Seleka, G.

2005 University of Calgary: Postdoctoral Fellowship, "Development of AHP System for the Diagnosis of

Malaria". CAD23,000. Type: Fellowship-Non-Competitive.

2005 University of Calgary/Canadian Commonwealth, "Conference attendance". CAD1,800. Type:

Grant-Non-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator).

2003 Commonwealth (Canada): Commonwealth Research Scholar, "Research Scholarship". CAD14,400. Type: Scholarship-Competitive (Role: Principal Investigator).






  • Medical informatics (diagnosis and therapy systems)

  • Information Systems and Organizational Impact

  • Fuzzy logic and fuzzy expert systems

  • Technology adoption and innovation

  • 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



Applications, 39, 9323-9339.

Olabiyisi, S.O., Akinnuwesi, B.A., Omidiora, E.O., Uzoka, F.M.E., Mbarika, V.W., Kourouma, M., & Aboudja,

H. (2011). Exploratory Study of Performance Evaluation Models for Distributed Software Architecture. Journal of Computer Resource Management (CMG), (130), 47-55.

Uzoka, F.M.E., Osuji, J., & Obot, O. (2010). Clinical Decision Support System (DSS) in the Diagnosis of

Malaria: A case Comparison of Two Soft Computing Methodologies. Expert Systems with Applications, 38,

1537-1553.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Barker , K. (2010). Expert Systems and Uncertainty in Medical Diagnosis: A Proposal for

Fuzzy-ANP Hybridization. International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics , 2(2), 329-342.

Uzoka, F.M.E., Obot, O., Barker, K., & Osuji, J. (2011). An Experimental Comparison of Fuzzy Logic and Analytic

Hierarchy Process for Medical Decision Support Systems. Computer Methods and Programs in Biomedicine,

103(1), 10-27.

Akinuwesi, B.A., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2009). A Framework of Web Based Fuzzy Expert System for Managing

Tourism Information. Georgian Electronic Scientific Journal: Computer Science and Telecommunications, 3

(20), 77-89.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2009). Fuzzy- Expert system for Cost Benefit Analysis of Enterprise Information Systems: a

Framework. International Journal on Computer Science and Engineering, 1(3), 254-262.

Obot, O., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2009). A Framework for Application of Neuro-Case-Rule base Hybridization in

Medical Diagnosis. Applied Soft Computing Journal, 9, 245-253.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Ndzinge , T. (2009). An Investigation of Factors Affecting Biometric Technology Adoption in

a Developing Country Context. International Journal of Biometrics, 1(3), 307-328.

Uzoka, F. (2009). Assessing the Maturity of Information Systems in developing countries: Case study of

Botswana. MIS Review: An International Journal, 16(1), 29-60.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2009). Examining the Effects of TAM Constructs On Organizational Software Acquisition

Decision Using AHP. Information Resources Management Journal, 22(3), 40-58.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Ndzinge , T. (2009). Empirical Analysis of Biometric Technology Adoption in Botswana.

Journal of Software and Systems, 82, 1550-1564.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). A Fuzzy-Enhanced AHP Model for Evaluating University Academics’ Research

Productivity. Information Knowledge Systems Management Journal, 7(3), 273-299.

Obot, O., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). Fuzzy-Rule Based Framework for the Management of Tropical Diseases.



International Journal of Medical Engineering and Informatics, 1(1), 7-17.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2008). ;Organizational Influences on E-Commerce adoption in a developing country context using UTAUT. International Journal of Business Information Systems, 3(3), 300-316.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Abiola, R.O. (2008). Influence of Product and Organizational Constructs on ERP Acquisition

Using an Extended Technology Acceptance Model. International Journal of Enterprise Information Systems, 4 (2), 67-83.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G.G. (2007). E-Commerce Adoption in Developing Countries: A Case Analysis of

Environmental and Organizational Inhibitors. International Journal of Information Systems and Change



Management, 2(3), 232-260.

Akinyokun, O.C., & E Uzoka, F.M. (2007). Factor Analysis of the Effects of Academic Staff Profile on the

Investment Portfolio of a University. International Journal of the Computer, the Internet and Management, 15 (1), 51-62.

Uzoka, F.M.E., Shemi, A.P., & Seleka, G.G. (2007). Behavioral Influences on E-Commerce Adoption in a

Developing Country Context. Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries, 31(4), 1-15.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2006). AHP-Based System for Strategic Evaluation of Financial Information. Information



Knowledge Systems Management Journal, 5(1), 49-61.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G.G. (2006). A model for Evaluation of Professional Organizations Using AHP with

Non-Equivalence of Experts’ Rating Confidence. International Review of Business Research Papers, 2(1),

16-29.


Uzoka, F.M.E., & A Ijatuyi, O. (2005). Decision Support System for Library Acquisitions: A Framework.

Journal of Electronic Library, 23(4), 453-462.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Seleka, G.G. (2005). MCDA Decision Support Model for Measuring Performance of

Professional Organizations. The International Journal of Applied Management and Technology, 3(2), 125-139.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Akinyokun, O.C. (2005). Knowledge Base System for Human Resource Evaluation in a

University Environment. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, 33(1), 1-8.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Famuyiwa , O. (2004). Application of Knowledge Technology to the Management of

Diseases. International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance, 17(4), 194-204.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2004). A Framework for Knowledge-Based Matching of Applicants to Jobs. Journal of Science



and Technology Research, 3(2), 62-70.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Ganiyu , M. (2004). The Imperatives of Computer Based Quality Control in a Manufacturing

Company . Nigerian Society of Engineers Technical Transactions, 39(1), 38-49.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Akinyokun, O.C. (2003). Expert System for Human Resource Procurement Using Baye’s

Method and Delphi Hierarchy Procedure. Journal of Science and Technology Research, 2(2), 94-102.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Elusade, O.M. (2003). User’s Perception of Windows Operating System: A comparative

Analysis. Journal of Cameroon Academy of Sciences, 3(2), 137-142.

Abiola, R., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2002). Decision Support Model for the Evaluation of Corporate

Competitiveness. The Nigerian Banker, 4(54), 54-58.

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Chiemeke, S.C. (2002). The Impact of Information Technology on Productivity in

Government Parastatals. The Nigerian Journal of Research and Production, 2(2), 107-113.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (2002). Effects of Information Technology on Customers’ Satisfaction in Nigerian Financial

Institutions. The Nigerian Accountant, 35(4), 5-8.

Akinyokun, O.C., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (2000). A Prototype of Information Technology Based Human Resource

System. International Journal of the Computer, Internet and Management, 8(1), 1-20.

Abiola, R.O., & Uzoka, F.M.E. (1999). Knowledge Based System for Initiating and Reacting to Competitor’s

Price Reduction (A Framework). First Bank Bi-Annual Review, 7(14), 12-26.

Uzoka, F.M.E. (1999). Computer Aided Costing in a Mechanized Construction Project. The Quantity Surveyor,.



Journal of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, 29(39), 39-41.
Book Chapters (Peer Reviewed)

Mgaya, K.V., Uzoka, F.M.E., Shemi, A.P., Akinnuwesi, A.B., & Kitindi, E.G. (2012). An Empirical Study of

Career Orientations and Turnover Intentions of Information Systems Personnel in Botswana. In. (A. Usoro, G.

Majewski, P. Ifinedo, & I.I. Arikpo, Eds.), Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information



Technology: Trends and Tools (pp.120-152). Hershey PA, U.S.A: IGI Global.

Akinyokun, O.C., Obot, O.U., Uzoka, F.M.E., & Andy, J.J. (2010). A Neuro-Fuzzy Decision Support System for

the Diagnosis of Heart Failure. In. (L. Bos, et.al., Eds.), Medical and Care Compunetics 6 (pp.231-244).

International Council on Medical and Care Compunetics (ICMCC).

Uzoka, F.M.E., & Abiola, R.O. (2009). Selection: Effects of Product and Organizational Constructs. In,

Organizational Advancements through Enterprise Information Systems: Emerging Applications and

Developments (pp.99-119). Hershey, U.S.A: IGI Global.

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.
Course Manuals

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:

51-60

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.

97-106. ACM SIGMIS.

Uzoka, F.M.E., Akinnuwesi, B.A., Olabiyisi, S.O., & Alabi , D. (2011, May). An Empirical Study of Potentials

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,

Egypt). EMMIT.

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.

Invited Speaker.

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.



Professional Currency

(2013, August 26). ADC Workshop on "Write a Winning Proposal: The Internal Research Grants Fund

Competition.".

(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

Agency, Nigeria).

(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.

2011 - 2012. Member, Conference Program Committee, ACM SIGMIS Conference. Type: Conference.

Organizer: Association of Computing Machinery.

2011 - 2012. Conference Treasurer, ACM SIGITE Conference (2012). Type: Conference. Organizer:

Association of Computing Machinery.

2008 - 2012. Member, Conference Program Committee, International Association for Development of the

Information Society, (Portugal and Germany).


Editorial Activities

2013 – Date Axioms journal: Guest Editor (Special Issue: Axioms of Decision Support Systems).

2011 – Date International Journal of Emerging Sciences: Member, Editorial/Advisory Board.

2008 – Date Member, Editorial Board: International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Consumer Informatics.

2008 - 2011 Member, Editorial Board: Clinical Governance: An International Journal.

2008 Botswana Journal of Business: Acting Editor.


Journal Reviewing/Refereeing Activities

2014- Date Journal of Travel Medicine 1 Double blind review. “Wiley”

2013-2014 Expert System with Applications 2 Double Blind Reviews. "Elsevier".

2013 Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 1 Double Blind Review.

2013 F1000 Research. 1 Blind Post Publication Review

2013-2014 Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE). 4 Double Blind Review. "ACM".

2013-204 Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 2 Double Blind Review. "Elsevier".

2012 ACM Inroads. 1 Double Blind Review. "Association of Computing Machinery".

2012 Iranian Journal of Fuzzy Systems. 1 Blind Review.

2011 - 2014 The Behaviour and Information Technology. 4 Double Blind Reviews. "Elsevier".

2012 Medical Informatics and Decision Making. 2 Blind Reviews. "Biomedical Central".

2011 - 2012 Information and Management. 1 Blind Review. "Elsevier".

2011 - 2012 Telecommunications Policy. 1 Double Blind Review. "Elsevier".

2010 - 2013 Fuzzy Sets and Systems. 2 Double Blind Reviews. "Elsevier".

2008 - 2012 International Journal of Scientific Research in Education (IJSRE). 5 Double Blind Reviews.

2008 - 2010 Evaluation and Program Planning Journal. 1 Double Blind Review. "Elsevier".

2009 Journal of Network and Computer Applications. 1 Double Blind Review.

2006 - 2007 Botswana Journal of Business. 1 Double Blind Review.


Conference Reviewing/Refereeing Activities

2013, December 5 Double Blind Reviews. "IADIS International Conference Information

Systems” 2014 Madrid, Spain Feb 28 – March 2, 2014, International Association for Development of the

Information Society.

2013, December Double Blind Review. "2014 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference Cincinnati",

Association of Computing Machinery.

2012, December - 2013, January Double Blind Review. "2013 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference Cincinnati",

Association of Computing Machinery.

2012, June - 2012, July 2 Double Blind Reviews. "ACM SIGITE RIIT 2012", Mount Royal University, Calgary.

2012, January 1 Double Blind Review. "European Conference on Information Systems".

2011, November - 2011, December 2 Double Blind Reviews. "ACM SIGMIS CPR 2012 Conference", ACM

Special Interest Group on Information Systems.

2011, October - 2011, November 4 Double Blind Reviews. "IADIS International Conference Information

Systems 2012 Berlin, Germany 10-12 March 2012", International Association for Development of the

Information Society.

2010 Blind Review. "2011 ACM SIGMIS CPR CONFERENCE, May 19-21, 2011, San Antonio, Texas", ACM.

2011 Double Blind Review. "Leveraging Developing Economies with the Use of Information Technology:

Trends and Tools", IGI Global.

2011 5 Blind Reviews. "IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2011, Avila, Spain, 11 - 13

March 2011", International Association for Development of the Information Society.

2010 6 Double Blind Reviews. "IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2010,", International

Association for Development of the Information Society.

2010 2 Double Blind Reviews. "2011 ACM SIGMIS CPR CONFERENCE, May 19-21, 2011, San Antonio,

Texas", ACM.

2008 4 Double Blind Reviews. "IADIS International Conference Information Systems 2009 , Barcelona, Spain ,

25 - 27 February 2009".

2004 - 2005 1 Double Blind Review. "Conference on Business & the Internet '05, San Antonio, USA", TRIOF.

Mentorship

2013-2014 Shannon Funk (Faculty). Mentored Shannon since 2013. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Education and Recreation Studies, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada

2010 - 2013. Namrata Khemka (Faculty). Mentored Dr Khemka since 2010 when she was hired as a sessional.

Currently she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada.

2006-2007. Geoffrey Seleka (Faculty). Research mentorship at the University of Botswana. Currently a Director at the Botswana Innovation Hub.

1999 - 2013. Boluwaji Akinnuwesi (Faculty). Teaching and research mentorship. Currently a Senior Lecturer at the Lagos State University, Lagos.




2004 - 2014. Facilitated the donation of books to African universities. Currently over 5,000 volumes have been donated in various disciplines.

2013. Judge, with Canada Wide Science Fair. Duties: Served as a Judge at the CWSF. Judged a total of 12

projects in different award categories (Type: Other).

2009 - 2014. Member, with Research and Scholarship Committee, Faculty of Science, Mount Royal University

(Type: Faculty).

2013. Member, with Universal Access Committee, Mount Royal University (Type: University).

2012 - 2014. Member, with Transfer Articulation and International Committee, Department of Computer

Science and Information Systems (Type: Department).

2012. Chair, with International Committee, Department of Computer Science and Information Systems (Type:

Department).

2012 - 2013. Member, with Mount Royal University. Duties: Task Force on University Research Infrastructure

(Type: University).

2011 - 2013. Member, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal

University, Calgary. Duties: Facilities Committee (Type: Department).

2010 - 2013. Chairman, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal

University. Duties: Colloquium Committee (Type: Department).

2010 - 2012. Treasurer, with ACM SIGITE. Duties: SIGITE Conference Organizing Committee (Type:

Scholarly Association).

2010 - 2011. Member, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Duties: Sessional

Hiring Committee (Type: Department).

2009 - 2012. Member, with Mount Royal University, Calgary. Duties: Explore IT Committee (Type: University).

2011. Proxy Resource Person, with Nigeria Information Technology Agency. Duties: Committee for the

Development of Software Policy (Type: Other).

2010 - 2011. Member, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Duties: Curriculum

Oversight Committee (Type: Department).

2009 - 2011. Member, with Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada. Duties: Universal Access Committee

(Type: University).

2009 - 2012. Member, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems. Duties: International

Committee (Type: Department).

2009 - 2010. Member, with Mount Royal University. Duties: Working Group on Undergraduate Research (Type:

University).

2009. Member, with Department of Computer Science and Information Systems, Mount Royal University,

Calgary. Duties: Committee on Information Systems Minor (BSc) (Type: Department).

2008. Chairman, with Faculty of Business, University of Botswana. Duties: Information Systems (MBA)

Program Review (Type: Faculty).

2009 - 2012. Member, with Mount Royal University. Duties: Research Committee, Faculty of Science (Type:

Faculty).

2008. Consultant, with Water Utilities Corporation, Botswana. Duties: Policy Formulation Workshop (Type:

Other).

2007 - 2008. Member, with Faculty of Business, University of Botswana. Duties: Committee on Accreditation



of External Programs (Type: Faculty).

2006 - 2007. Member, with Botswana. Duties: Committee on ICT Stakeholders' Lunch (Representing the

University of Botswana) (Type: University).

2006 - 2007. Member, with Faculty of Business, University of Botswana. Duties: Committee of Strategic

Planning (Type: Faculty).

2006 - 2007. Member, with University of Botswana. Duties: Committee of Parking Space Policy, (Type:

University).

2007. Member, with University of Botswana. Duties: University Timetable Committee, representing Faculty of

Business (Type: University).

2005. Proxy Member, with Federal University of Technology, Akure. Duties: Computer Resource Center

Management Committee (Type: University).

2003 - 2004. Coordinator, with Students Industrial Work Experience Program, Department of Computer

Science, Federal University of Technology, Akure (Type: Department).

2003 - 2004. Member, with Committee for the Construction and Management of FUTA Shopping Plaza,

Federal University of Technology, Akure (Type: University).

2002. Member, with Taskforce on Internally Generated Revenue, Federal University of Technology, Akure.

Nigeria (Type: University).

2002. Member, with Taskforce on the Financial Implications of the Management of Students' Hostels, Federal

University of Technology, Akure (Type: University).

2001. Member, with Committee on Ethics and Discipline, Academic Staff Union of Nigerian Universities,

Federal University of Technology, Akure (Type: University).

2000 - 2004. Member, with University Timetable Committee, Federal Univ. of Technology, Akure, Nigeria

(Type: University).

1995 - 2000. Member, with University Sport Council, Federal University of Technology, Akure. Nigeria (Type:

University).

2008. Reviewer, with Journal of Network and Computer Applications (Elsevier) (Type: Scholarly Association).

2008 - 2011. Member, with Review Board, International Journal of Scientific Research in Education (Type:

Scholarly Association).

2000 - 2003. Systems Consultant, with Efon Alaaye Community Bank, Efon Alaaye, Ekiti State Nigeria (Type:

Other).


2008. Member, with Faculty of Business, Univ. of Botswana. Duties: Research and Publications Committee

(Type: Faculty).

2007 - 2013. Member, Program Committee, Information Systems Conference, with International Association

for the Development of the Information Society (Type: Scholarly Association).

2008. Facilitator, with Faculty of Business, University of Botswana. Duties: EDP course in Information Systems

and Organizational Strategy. (Type: Faculty).



2002 - 2003. Coordinator, with Federal University of Technology, Akure. Duties: Postgraduate and

Departmental Seminars, Department of Industrial Math and Computer Science (Type: Department).
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