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The Head of Department

Computer Studies Department

+ Tel: +260-211-293901

+ Fax: +260-211-293937

Email: jackson.phiri@unza.zm


Research Areas

Current research interests in the Department include the following.

  • Mobile Computing

Use of mobile computing in provision of services such as server management and mobile payments.

  • Networking

The research spans a broad range of topics in networking, including network protocols and architecture.

  • Information Systems (IS) Evaluation and Integration

The research key areas are primarily concerned with the evaluation and development of IS to support high-level professional activities. In particular the deployment and use of systems within the public sector (E-governance) and analysis of the reasons for the success or failure in IS projects in public services.

  • Text Processing

This research area is concerned with the extraction of knowledge from information.