School of Computing and Informatics

Computer Games

Computer Security

ICT in entrepreneurial and
economic development

Electronic health records

ICT in developing countries

Teaching mobile computing

Multi-player immersive learning

Electronic prescriptions

 

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Fortune Mhlanga
Director of the School of Computing and Informatics

Education
B.S. Computer Science - Harding University
M.S. Computer Science - New Jersey Institute of Technology
Ph.D. Computer Science - New Jersey Institute of Technology
 
Professional Experience
Director and Professor, School of IT & Computing, Abilene Christian University – 1 year
Senior Advisor on African Digital Media, International Federation of Multimedia Associations – 2 years (and current)
Professor, School of IT & Computing, Abilene Christian University – 3 years
Professor and Chair, Department of Computer Sciences, Faulkner University – 4 years
Associate Professor, College of Business, Faulkner University – 1 year
Director, Informatics & Electronics Institute, Scientific & Industrial Research & Development Center, Zimbabwe – 5 years
Member, Commonwealth Expert Group on IT – 2 years
Chair and Lecturer, Department of Computer Science, University of Zimbabwe – 4 years
 
Awards
2009 Meritorious Award given by the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) for the paper entitled “Towards an Abstract Model for Academia and Information Technology Sector Collaborative Partnerships: Responding to the 'West Texas Coalition for Innovation and Commercialization' Initiative”.
Appointed as Senior Advisor on African Digital Media for the International Federation of Multimedia Associations (IFMA), a NGO in Special Consultative Status with UN ECOSOC (Economic and Social Council), 2009.
Certificate given by the country of Georgia National Science Foundation (GNSF) for acting as an International Evaluator of the Projects of the “State Science Grants Competition 2009” administered by the GNSF and funded through the State Budget.
 
Professional Information
Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) – 3 years
Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) – 8 years
Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers (IEEE) – 8 years
Zimbabwe Academy of Sciences (ZAS) – 5 years
Developed commercial software in joint immersive learning simulation for the U.S. Department of Defense and Digital Newsroom Africa for Highway Africa, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Resarch Information

Published in Journal of Information Ssystems Applied Research, Journal of Integrated design and Process Science, Journal of Data andKnowledge Engineering, among many others.