The School welcomed the 15 newly admitted PhD students on Wednesday, 17th October 2012.
We offer PhD in Computer Science and PhD in Information Systems degrees. These degrees are both by research and are currently offered as Module II programmes.
The objective of the Programmes are to train in research methodology, and to inculcate the spirit of innovation and research among the qualified faculty, scientists, engineers etc. required for the expansion
of fundamental knowledge and technological innovation through research and development, as well as to meet the requirement of institutions of higher learning.
During the orientation the faculty members expounded on the seven (7) Research Thematic Areas within
The Research Thematic Areas include:
Sub-themes: Open source, Mobile governance, Policy, Privacy, Innovative delivery of e-Gov services, modelling/simulation of infrastructure requirements (to match demand), Usability, etc.
2. Mobile Financial Services
Sub-themes: Financial inclusion, Policy and regulation, Security, Product development
3. ICT for development (ICT4D)
Sub-themes: ICT and Health / Health Informatics, ICT and Agriculture, ICT and Poverty, ICT and MSMEs, Policy for ICT4D
4. Human Language Technology (HLT)
Sub-themes: Language Resources, Novel Evaluation Methods, -Machine Learning for Language Processing, Spoken Language Processing, Machine Translation, Text Mining, Sentiment Analysis
and Opinion Mining, HLT related policies
5. Technology Supported Learning
Sub-themes: Adoption, Learning support, Methodologies for design and development,
Policy issues, Quality issues, Impact assessment/ evaluation of e- and m-learning
Evaluation of learning, Collaborative learning and online learning communities
Corporate learning, E-Learning analytics, ICT in education management, Sustainability
Infrastructure issues, m-learning and e-learning for development
6. Distributed systems and networks
Sub-themes: Web-based technologies and applications, Service-based technologies and applications, Grid computing, Cloud Computing, Computer communications and Networking, Wireless Networks, Security, Internet and Web Technologies
Sub-themes: Bioinformatics, Health Informatics
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