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Portfolio of Teaching Merits


Supervision experience

▸ External Examiner
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Bharathidasan University, India, 2016 (Ms. M Anusha: Multi-Objective Optimization for Knowledge Extraction Using Evolutionary Clustering Techniques)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Avinashilingam University for Women, India, 2015 (Ms. N. Umadevi: Detection of tibia diaphysis fractures in X-ray images using features and ensemble classifiers)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Avinashilingam University for Women, India, 2014 (Ms. G. Geetha: Detection of epileptic seizures with electroencephalogram using enhanced signal processing)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Anna University, India, 2014 (J. Shanthini: Analysis and design of grid scheduling model for independent grid tasks)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Hindustan University, India 2013 (Mr. S. Madhan Kumar: eCloudIDS A security enhancement framework for cloud computing environment)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Anna University, India, 2012 (V. Vijayakumar: An efficient approach based on trust and reputation for secured selection of grid resources)
  • PhD Thesis Examination, Sathyabama University, India 2011 (G. Meera Gandhi: Studies on Intrusion detection using data mining and prevention activities in network environments)
  • MSc Thesis Examination, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada, May 2007 (Lenny Tang: A 3-D computational model for the growth of multicellular tissues and its parallel implementation on a cluster)
  • PhD Comprehensive Examination, Simon Fraser Univ., Surrey, Canada, March 2005 (David LeBlanc)
  • MSc Thesis Examination, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada, August 2005 (I-Ling Lin: Particle swarm optimization for solving constraint satisfaction problems)
▸ Internal Examiner at Athabasca University
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2014 (Mr. Frederique Ako-Nai: 5R Adaptive Content Creation Platform)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2014 (Mr. Abiodun Ibikunle Ojo: Learner Analytics and Visualization Techniques)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2014 (Ms. Anh Mac: Knowledge Management Systems Architecture: Design and Analysis)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2012 (Jonathan Esterhazy: Nonparametric Topic Models for Annotated Data)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2012 (Geoffrey Marshall: Automatic Twitter Topic Analysis: Analyzing Noisy Text Streams with Infinite Hidden Markov Models)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2012 (Brent Gawryluik: The future of exascale systems management: an investigation into the challenges of administering extreme-scale HPC systems before the year 2020)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2012 (John Karsch: Oracles for web application testing)
  • MSc Examination, Athabasca University, Canada, 2011 (Donovan Francis: Adaptivity and personalization in ubiquitous systems)
▸ Research Supervision
Post-doctoral fellows – Completed: 5; Current: 2
Athabasca University, Canada
Dr. Chaohua Gong Smart learning environments 2017-2018 Supervisor
Dr. Kannan Govindarajan High-performance computing 2015-2017 Co-Supervisor
Dr. Junfeng Yang Smart learning environments 2015-2016 Co-Supervisor
Dr. Moushir El Bishouty Competence assessment in research methods 2014-2015 Co-Supervisor
Dr. Stella Lee User experience and self-directed learning 2014-2015 Co-Supervisor
Dr. Lanqin Zheng Co-regulated learning 2014-2015 Co-Supervisor
PhD students – Completed: 7; Current: 2
University of Eastern Finland, Finland
Mr. Richard Tortorella Adaptive context-aware systems 2015- Co-Supervisor
Ms. Geetha Paulmani Transforming Research Culture – Measurement, analysis, and revitalization of processes and outcomes of contemporary research practices 2016- Co-Supervisor
University of Alberta, Canada
Mr. Amin Mousavi Competence assessment 2014-2015 Project Supervisor
Mr. Paul Butakor Causal modelling 2014-2015 Project Supervisor
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada
Mr. Geoffrey Glass Culture of software 2013-2014 Project Supervisor
Ms. Stephanie Chu Graphical navigational aids 2005-2008 Co-Supervisor
Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent, UK
Ms. Stella Lee Self-directed learning 2010-2014 Co-Supervisor
Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Ms. Hiba Mustafa Promoting novice to expert transition in diagnostic problem-solving domains 2007-2008 Co-Supervisor
Simon Fraser University, Surrey, Canada
Mr. Andy Law Combinatorial auction 2002-2005 Co-Supervisor
Master’s Students – Completed: 30; Current: 9
Athabasca University, Canada
Mr. Bruce Davidson Visualizing Healthcare Benefits through IS-Impact Model 2017- Co-Supervisor
Mr. Walter Moreno-Pachon Data visualisation in Learning Analytics 2016- Supervisor
Mr. Daniel Venne Computer Vision in Sports Analytics 2016- Supervisor
Mr. Joel Burrows Music Analytics 2016- Supervisor
Ms. Miao-Han Chang Clustering of annotations in online reading 2016- Co-Supervisor
Mr. Bertrand Sodjahin Big data in bioinformatics 2014- Supervisor
Mr. Alex Colic Enhancing search in enterprise content management systems with social tagging and semantic analysis 2013-2014 Supervisor
Ms. Judy Vathallor Big data learning analytics in MOOC 2012-2014 Supervisor
Ms. Lorna Brown Dashboards for learning analytics 2012-2014 Supervisor
Mr. Rahim Virani Big data platform for analytics 2012-2015 Supervisor
Ms. Diane Mitchnick Healthcare analytics 2011- Supervisor
Mr. Lino Forner Assessing instructional design of online courses 2010-2013 Supervisor
Mr. Steve Kalmar Student attrition in computer science courses: issues and guidelines 2010-2013 Supervisor
Ms. Ireti Fakinlede Anthropomorphic pedagogical agents 2010- Supervisor
Mr. Steven Harris Sentiment analytics: swings in motivation 2010- Supervisor
Mr. Clayton Clemens Writing analytics 2010-2017 Supervisor
Mr. Kevin Haghighat Regulating debugging competency using coding analytics 2009-2015 Supervisor
Mr. Rohit Chugh Managing SOA and MDA 2009-2011 Supervisor
Mr. Buvana Sankar Data warehousing in Informatica 2009 Graduated Supervisor
Mr. Walter Ridgewell Determination and exploitation of security vulnerabilities in networked game devices 2008-2011 Supervisor
Mr. Munir El Kadi Automated assessment of instructional design of online courses 2008-2011 Supervisor