Prof Kelvin Joseph Bwalya


Sohar University, LRC
3rd Floor

Prof. Kelvin Joseph Bwalya

Head of Research Development

Kelvin is professor of computer information systems and Head of Research Development. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (Hong Kong) and is a rated scholar by the South African National Research Foundation: C1 (Established Researcher). He has been extensively involved in postgraduate supervision, and examined over 100 Masters and PhD works. Kelvin has published over 100 pieces of peer-reviewed works including 3 authored and 6 edited books. He is a Visiting Professor in several universities around the world and has a very strong network of collaborators from China, Spain, USA, South Korea, among others.

He has been involved in tertiary accreditation exercises in Botswana, South Africa and Zambia as a Reviewer or Team Leader for IT programmes. He has also been engaged in consultancies for reputable public and private-sector organisations. He is a member of various professional organisations including the South African Institute of Computer Scientists and Information Technologists; Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa; Global Community of Information Professionals (Association of Information and Image Management); Association of Information Systems Professionals and Korea Information Processing Society (KIPS).