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Dr Olufemi Isiaq
PhD, SFHEA, MBCS, CEng

Senior Lecturer

Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies

Olufemi Isiaq

Biography

Femi's current role as a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Business, Law and Digital Technologies involves conducting up-to-date research and delivering of state of the art and research-informed lectures and seminars across a variety of computing courses. As a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy, HEA, he has a proven record of helping students have enjoyable experience throughout their learning journey. Prior his lecturing role, he had acquired a vast industrial experience as a software engineer in multinational organisation such as Eon UK and Siemens Enterprise and Communication Limited where he had worked on various clients' projects including software systems development for companies such as Rolls Royce and Bosch among others.

The thirst of seeking, and dissemination of knowledge particularly, new knowledge led Femi into academics hence, he completed a PhD programme at Nottingham Trent University in Artificial Intelligence and Semantic Web modelling. Subsequently, he took up a teaching role in Nottingham Trent International College where he had helped numerous students on university progression especially, students of international backgrounds. Proceeding as lecturer/senior lecturer in Nottingham Trent University provided him ample opportunities to teach, mentor, create curriculum and pedagogical activities for students and supervised research projects among other responsibilities.

Currently, as a senior lecturer in Solent University, he carries out academic responsibilities including design and delivery of research-informed teaching, supervision and mentoring of doctoral and postdoctoral candidates on research projects and knowledge exchange activities amongst other things. Lately, his research interest in the application of artificial intelligence tools and techniques stood on a tripod of Education, Health and Wellbeing, and Business. This includes areas such as decision support systems, technology application for mental health protocols, educational support and intervention techniques and business processes modelling and improvement among others. Femi is a chartered engineer, member of the British Computer Society, a senior fellow of HEA and a reviewer of ELITE-Standards fellowship among other honours

Further information

Mar – May 2018 (Lead Consultant Business process evaluation) The British Royal Navy, Portsmouth UK

Jun 2018 – May 2019 (Solution Architect and Project lead), British Royal Navy, Portsmouth, UK

Feb 2018 (Solution Consultant) University Hospital Southampton (NHS), Southampton, UK

2008 - 2010 (Management Information System Developer - Team leader), EON UK, Nottingham, UK

2007 - 2008 (Software Engineer), Siemens Enterprise Communication Limited, Nottingham, UK.

Taught courses

BSc (Hons) Business Management with Digital Technologies

Develop the essential business skills for a career in management on this exciting, challenging professional degree course – blending the latest business management theory with...