Prof. Adebayo Adekoya

Prof. Adebayo Adekoya

Biography

Prof. Adekoya holds B.Sc, M.Sc and Ph.D. in Computer Science, MBA in Accounting & Finance, and Postgraduate Diploma in Teacher Education. He served as a Data Analyst during the mandatory National Youth Service Corps programme from 1994 to 1995. Prof Adekoya joined the service of Lagos State College of Primary Education (Now Michael Otedola University of Open and Distance Education), Noforija-Epe in 1995 as one of the two pioneer Lecturers in Computer Science Education Department. In 2003, he joined the service of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta where he rose to the position of Senior Lecturer and Acting Head of the Department of Computer Science. He joined Lagos State University as an Associate Professor of Computer Science in 2013 and served as the Pioneer Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator. He also relieved the Head of Department at various times. And in 2015, Prof. Adekoya joined the University of Energy and Natural Resources as an Associate Professor and Head of Computer Science & Informatics Department. He had the oversight managerial responsibility for the University’s Information Technology Directorate from 2015 to 2017. He has also served as the Dean, School of Graduate Studies from 2016 to 2017. He is currently the Dean, School of Sciences, University of Energy and Natural Resources since 2017. He has served the university in other capacities as chairman or members of several statutory and ad-hoc university board, committees and panels.

Academic Qualifications (With Dates)

  1. Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science – 2010
  2. Master of Science in Computer Science (Distinction) – 2002

iii.        Post-Graduate Diploma in Education – 2004

  1. Master in Business Administration (Accounting & Finance -1998
  2. Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computer Science – 1994

Professional Qualifications (With Dates)

  1. Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Academy Certificate – 2008
  2. Cisco IT Essentials Academy 2009

iii.        Big Data Specialist with IBM BigInsights V2.1 Certificate

(IBM MEA University)  UNIQUE ID 2273-1424-9506-3160 – 2015

  1. Oracle Academy Course on “Database Design and Programming with SQL” – 2016
  1. DIES IDC Higher Education Management – 2018

Positions Held (with dates):

  1. Dean, School of Sciences, University of Energy & Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. September 2017 – Date
  2. Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Energy & Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. September 2016 – August 2017
  3. Ag. Dean, School of Graduate Studies, University of Energy & Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. 15th October 2015 – 24th October 2105, 11th November 2015 – 18th November 2015
  4. Ag. Director, Information Technology Directorate, University of Energy & Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. September 2015 – August 2017
  5. Head, Department of Computer Science & Informatics, University of Energy & Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. August 2015 – August 2017
  6. Ag. Head, Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. March 2015 – June 2015
  7. Ag. Head, Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. 15th Sept. 2014 – 24th Oct. 2014.
  8. Ag. Head, Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. 2nd June 2014 – 16th June 2014.
  9. PG Coordinator, Department of Computer Science, Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos. April 2014 – July 2015
  10. Ag. Head, Department of Computer Science, UNAAB. Mar. 2012. – Aug. 2013.

Associations/Affiliations (Contribution & Current Position):

  1. Member, Nigerian Computer Society – 2004

(Life Membership 2013)

  1. Member, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria 2007

iii.        Member, International Society for Knowledge Observation – 2014

  1. Member, Information Technology Systems and Security Professionals 2015
  2. Member, Internet Society (ISOC) – 2015
  3. Member, Information Technology Association of Ghana (ITAG) – 2015

vii.       Member, Ghana Science Association – 2019

Recent Publications (or Articles): 

Adesusi, O.R. S.B. Adejuyigbe, S. O. Ipadeola, Adetunji, A.F. Adekoya (2015). A Knowledge-Based Expert System for Silicate Glass Plant Maintenance. Journal of Natural Sciences Engineering and Technology. Published by the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria. Vol. 14 No. 2.

Faith-Michael E Uzoka, Boluwaji Akinnuwesi, Oluwole Nuga, Adebayo F. Adekoya, Oluwadamilola Y Egbekunle (2016). Identifying Factors for Evaluating Software Project Proposals. International Journal of Information Systems and Management. Published by Inderscience Publishers Ltd. Volume 6, Issue 1-2. http://www.inderscience.com. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJQET.2016.081615

  1. M. Adesusi, O. R. Adetunji, S. B. Adejuyigbe, Adebayo F. Adekoya and S. O. Ipadeola (2016). A Multi-Objective Decision Analysis of Plants for Maintenance Expert System Development. Application and Theory of Computer Technology. 2016(1, 1); DOI: 10.22496/atct2016100595

K.A. Baffour, C. Osei-Bonsu, A.F. Adekoya (2017). A Modified Apriori Algorithm for Generating Fast and Accurate Frequent Item Set. International Journal Of Scientific & Technology Research. Volume 6, Issue 08, August 2017 ISSN 2277-8616.

Adesegun D. A., Adekoya, A. F., and Rahman, M. T., (2017). Predicting Stock Trends Using Tsk-Fuzzy Rule-Based System. Journal of Energy and Natural Resource Management, University of Energy and Natural Resources, Sunyani, Ghana. JENRM, Vol. 4, No. 7, 48-55.

Research Interest

  1. Intelligent Information Systems
  2. Computational Sustainability
  3. Social Computing
  4. Learning Analytics, Next Generation Classroom and Personalized Learning

Research Projects (Current and Past Projects):

  1. DIES National Multiplication Training (NMT) awarded by German Academic Exchange (DAAD) and German Rectors Conference (HRK) (Amount Euro 23000) Sept 2017- Aug 2018 (Concluded)
  2. Epidemiology of Pneumococcal Meningitis in Ghana: A Systematic Study of Symptoms, Causal Factors and Fuzzy Bayesian Networks Technique for Pneumococcal Meningitis Prognosis (In Progress)
  • A Neuro-Fuzzy Based Framework on Adaptive Control of Bats Habitat and Migration System (In Progress)