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Areas of Expertise
  • Databases and Business Intelligence
  • Dataspaces & Systems Integration
  • Programming 
  • Ubiquitous context-aware personalized services  
  • Semantic data, ontology and Data Science
  • Algorithms
  • Image processing
Dr. Bernard Shibwabo
Senior Lecturer
BSc. Business Information Technology, MSc. Information Technology, PhD Information Technology(Deriving a Transparent Dataspace - Oriented Entity Collaborative Infrastructure)

Dr. Bernard Shibwabo earned his doctoral degree at Strathmore University. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Information Technology and a Master of Science in Information Technology from Strathmore University.


His Doctoral studies was funded jointly by the National Council for Science and Technology under the Science, Technology and Innovations (ST & I) Grant and Strathmore University.  He has also had research collaborations with Fairtrade Africa as a Joint Team Leader and Solution Architect for a Research Development Project grant to Strathmore University for the Financial Profiling Project. He is a 1st Dan Blackbelt and has won major titles in national competitions.


Dr. Bernard Shibwabo has previously worked directly with Swift Global (K) Ltd., Virtual Solutions, Strathmore Research and Consultancy Center and has been in continuous collaboration with major industry players in providing solutions to societal problems. He has overseen the successful implementation of numerous solutions across different areas including Health, Law, Educational and Tourism settings.


Dr. Bernard Shibwabo has vast practical experience in Programming,  Web Technologies and Database environments  including: C#, C, C++, PHP, VB .Net, Java, Perl, Python, J2ME, Android, XML, PHP, AJAX, HTML, CSS, ASP, VBScript, CGI, SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, MS Access, SQL Server, SQL CE, Sun Solaris, Red Hat Linux, IBM AIX, HP UX, Debian, IoT (including Raspberry Pi, Arduino, LoRa etc.)   among others. His Research interests include Databases and Business Intelligence, Dataspaces, Programming, Ubiquitous context-aware personalized services, Semantic data and ontology, Algorithms and Image processing among others.


Dr. Shibwabo has been teaching Programming, Software Development, Multimedia Applications, Server Administration, Data Structures and Algorithms, Databases, Service Oriented Architecture, Mobile Applications Development, Knowledge Based Systems, Academic and Research Projects among other units.


Prior to his current position, he served before as the Academic Director of the Faculty of Information Technology. He is a member of the Organizing Committee for the Annual Strathmore University ICT Conference, an active Member of the Software Systems & IT Innovation Research Group and the current Director of Research and Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Information Technology.


 

Conferences, Workshops and Seminars Attended

 


21st - 25th May 2018. Motorola IoT Training. @iLabAfrica, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.


28th March 2018. Introduction to Challenge Driven Education. Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.


23rd February 2018. Faculty of Information Technology Academic Staff Training (by Centre of Academic Development). Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.


Shibwabo B. K. (2017). Challenge Driven Education. KTH: Royal Institute of Technology – Stockholm, Sweden 21st - 25th August 2017.


Shibwabo B. K. (2017). Internet Engineering Task Force (IEFT) 99 by the Internet Society (ISOC). 17th to 20th July, 2017. @iLabAfrica Viewing Hub.


Shibwabo B. K. (2017). Scalable Dataspace Construction. In: Proceedings of the IEEE PACT Conference – 2017.


Mabusi E. & Shibwabo B. K. (2017). The Secure Distributed Data Exchange Protocol (SDXP). In: Proceedings of the IEEE PACT Conference – 2017.


Mabusi E. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). Afya App –The Mobile Personal Health Management Platform. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Kayima J. Paul., Kivisi S. N. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). Uni - Search - A Web Crawler for Career Matching and University of Choice Detection. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Omyonga K. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). The Application of Real-Time Voice Recognition to Control Critical Mobile Device Operations. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


1st  November 2013. Academic Staff Workshop, Strathmore University.


Shibwabo B. K., Wanyembi G., Ateya I. and Omwenga V., (2013, September). Scalability Parameters in a Dataspace. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Otieno, B.  O. and Shibwabo, B. (2013, September). Mobile VoIP . Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Shibwabo B. K., Wanyembi G., Ateya I. & Omwenga V. (2013, September). Dataspace Testing and Implementation Scenario. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Mungai, K. M. and Shibwabo B. (2013, September). Open source Communication Solution. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


23rd & 24th August 2013. Progress Review. PhD Seminar,  Brakenhurst, Limuru, Kenya.


7th June 2013   Academic Staff Development Program Workshop, Strathmore University.


17th  May 2012 E-learning & Library  Training Seminar,   Strathmore University.


9th  November 2012    Academic Staff Workshop, Strathmore University.


Shibwabo, B. K., Ateya, I. L., and Wanyembi, G. (2012, September). Modeling Dataspace Entity Association Using Set Theorem.          Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Shibwabo B. K., Wanyembi G., Ateya I. and Omwenga V., (2012, September). Scalable Dataspace Construction Using Range Trees. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Mbarani E, Shibwabo B., Sowon K, (2012, September).   A 3-D Simulation Gaming System for a Real-World Experience. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


Mungai, K. M., Otieno, B.  O., Wanjau, M., Shibwabo B. and Wanga J. (2012, September). Bluetooth Share Point. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.


18th June – 21st June 2012. Academic Staff Development Seminar. Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.


Mugoh Leon, Ateya Ismail Lukandu, Shibwabo Bernard Kasamani 18th November 2011   Intelli-Restore as an Instantaneous Strategy for Reduced Dat. Recovery Time. Research Week, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya


Shibwabo, B. K., Mugoh, L., & Ateya, I. L. (2011). Continuous Data Protection: Reducing data recovery time in Kenyan firms. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya


Shibwabo, B. & Ateya, I. L. (2011). Deriving a Transparent Dataspace-Oriented Entity Collaborative Infrastructure. Brown Bag, Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya


13th June – 27th June 2011. Academic Staff Development Workshop. Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya.


Shibwabo, B. & Ateya, I. L. (2010) Repository Integration: The Disconnect and Way Forward through Repository Virtualization Supporting Business Intelligence. SPICT’ 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


Shibwabo, B. & Ateya, I. L. (2010). Towards Integrated Data Repositories for Improving Enterprise-Wide Systems Coherence. Strathmore University Annual ICT Conference, Nairobi, Kenya.

Jaffer F. M. & Shibwabo, B. K. (2018). Integrated Paperless Receipts for Shoppers. Journal of Systems Integration. 9 (3), 34-42. DOI: 10.20470/jsi.v9i3.337


Munene T. G. & Shibwabo, B. (2018). An Android-based Order Placement System for Restaurants. International Journal of Computer Applications 180(21):18-24, February 2018. DOI: 10.5120/ijca2018916496 http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume180/number21/29056-2018916496


Munene K. N. & Shibwabo, B. (2018). A Mobile-based Tea Farming Information System. International Journal of Computer Applications 179(19):37-44, February 2018. DOI: 10.5120/ijca2018916334 http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume179/number19/28979-2018916334


Munene K. N. & Shibwabo, B. K. (2017). Analysis and Design of a Tea Farming Information System. International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology (IRJET) 4(12):1846-1859, December 2017. https://irjet.net/archives/V4/i12/IRJET-V4I12340.pdf  


Mwathi A. & Shibwabo, B. K. (2017). Design and Implementation of a Collaborative Freelancers’ Sourcing Platform. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology 4(10):170-189, October 2017. http://ijsrit.com/uploaded_all_files/3274517491_n15.pdf  


Gikundi D. & Shibwabo, B. (2017). A Location-Based Service for Handyman Order Placement. Journal of Systems Integration. 8 (4), 29-41. DOI: 10.20470/jsi.v8i4.309


Kinyua K. & Shibwabo, B. (2017). A Universal Mobile Money Transfer Platform. International Journal of Computer Applications 175(6):40-47, October 2017. DOI: 10.5120/ijca2017915595 http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume175/number6/28495-2017915595


Mutua S. M., Shibwabo, B. & Kaiburu M. R. (2017). An Automatic Number Plate Recognition System for Car Park Management. International Journal of Computer Applications 175(7):36-42, October 2017. DOI: 10.5120/ijca2017915608                        http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume175/number7/28503-2017915608


Kaiburu M. R. & Shibwabo, B. (2017). Prototype for Authentication of Secondary School Certificates: A Case of Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education. International Journal of Innovative Research and Knowledge, 2 (8), 52-66. http://ijirk.com/archive_v2i8_paper_pdf/IJIRK-2.8.05.pdf


Nahimana G. & Shibwabo, B. (2017). A System for Recommending Rental Properties. Journal of Systems Integration, 8 (3), 10-18. DOI: 10.20470/jsi.v8i2.310                                                                http://www.si-journal.org/index.php/JSI/article/viewFile/310/311


Ngumbi D. N. & Shibwabo B. (2016).  The Validation of Adoption Model for Vehicle Tracking and Monitoring Systems in the Kenya Police Service. International Journal of Technology and Systems Vol.1, 1 (1), 89-100. https://www.iprjb.org/journals/index.php/IJTS/article/view/64


Mabusi E. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). Afya App –The Mobile Personal Health Management Platform. International Journal of Research Studies in Science, Engineering and Technology (ISSN 2349-4751 (Print) & ISSN 2349-476X (Online)) Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2015, PP 58-71. Available at: http://ijrsset.org/pdfs/v2-i1/11.pdf  


Kayima J. Paul., Kivisi S. N. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). Uni - Search - A Web Crawler for Career Matching and University of Choice Detection. International Journal of Research Studies in Science, Engineering and Technology (ISSN 2349-4751 (Print) & ISSN 2349-476X (Online)) Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2015, PP 174-184. Available at: http://ijrsset.org/pdfs/v2-i7/21.pdf  


Omyonga K. & Shibwabo B. K. (2015). The Application of Real-Time Voice Recognition to Control Critical Mobile Device Operations. International Journal of Research Studies in Science, Engineering and Technology (ISSN 2349-4751 (Print) & ISSN 2349-476X (Online) Volume 2, Issue 7, July 2015, PP 174-184. Available at: http://ijrsset.org/pdfs/v2-i7/23.pdf  


Shibwabo, B. K., Wanyembi, G. W., & Ateya, I. L. (2013).  A Survey of the State of Dataspaces. International Journal of Computer and Information Technology, 2 (6). https://www.ijcit.com/archives/volume2/issue6/Paper020606.pdf


Mbarani, E., Sowon, K., Shibwabo, B. K.  (2013). The 3D Gaming Simulation for a Real-World University Experience            International Journal of Computer and Information Technology. 02 (03). https://www.ijcit.com/archives/volume2/issue3/Paper020302.pdf


Shibwabo, B., Ateya, I. L. & Wanyembi, G. W. (2012). Modelling Dataspace Entity Association using Set Theorems. Computer Technology and Applications, 3(6). DOI:10.17265/1934-7332/2012.06.003 http://www.davidpublisher.org/Public/uploads/Contribute/55b9888f5e798.pdf


Mugoh, L., Ateya I. L. & Shibwabo, B. (2012). Intelli-Restore as an Instantaneous Strategy for Reduced Data Recovery Time.    Journal of Systems Integration, 3(3), 3-16. http://www.si-journal.org/index.php/JSI/article/view/134/0


Mugoh, L., Ateya, I. L., & Shibwabo, B. K. (2011). Continuous Data Protection Architecture as a Strategy for Reduced Data Recovery Time. Journal of Systems Integration. 2(4), 54-69. DOI: 10.20470/jsi.v2i4.102. www.si-journal.org/index.php/JSI/article/view/102


Musau, G. M., Ateya, I. L. & Shibwabo, B. K. (2011) Improving the Decision-Making Process using an Information Management System. International Journal of Current Research. 33(6). 245-250. http://www.journalcra.com/article/improving-decision-making-process-using-information-management-system


Shibwabo, B. & Ateya, I. (2011). Repository Integration: The Disconnect and Way Forward through Repository Virtualization Supporting Business Intelligence. International Journal of Current Research. 33(4). 015-020. http://www.journalcra.com/?q=node/485


Shibwabo, B. & Ateya, I. (2010). Systems Integration: The Disconnect and Way forward through Repository Virtualization supporting Business Intelligence.  Proceedings of 2nd European Symposium on Progress in Information and Communications Technology (SPICT 2010), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp.193-202. http://spict.utar.edu.my/SPICT-10CD/papers.htm


Shibwabo, B. S. (2010): Towards Integrated data Repositories for Improving Enterprise- Wide Systems Coherence, MSc Thesis.

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