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Dr Bilyaminu Romo Auwal

Lecturer in Computer Science & Digital Technologies

Software Systems Engineering, Engineering, Computing

Dr Bilyaminu is a Lecturer and Module Leader in Distributed Systems and Application Development.

  • University of East London
    Docklands Campus
    University Way
    London, E16 2RD
    United Kingdom
    E16 2RD
  • b.auwal@uel.ac.uk

    Dr Bilyaminu is a Lecturer in Computer Science & Digital Technology at the Department of Computing and Engineering at the University of East London (UEL). Bilyaminu attained a PhD in Computer Science (Software Engineering) from Brunel University London, with experience in the industry and academia in Empirical Software Engineering.

    Before joining UEL, his recent multidisciplinary research role at Exergy Global UK include Software Development Consultant of €13M EU’s Horizon 2020 ECOBulk.EU project to design and implement a circular economy digital platform. He had been a Lecturer and co-investigator of £30K GCRF Frontiers of Engineers Royal Academy of Engineering seed funding project whilst at Coventry University Group.

    His research interests include Open Source Software (OSS) projects, OSS-Component Re-use, software maintenance and evolution, mining software repositories and blockchain technology. In the past, his focus has been improving the quality of bug data in open-source software repositories.

    Bilyaminu is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce, Research Associate (External Affiliation) at UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies and Certified SAP Associate and Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator.



    2016 - PhD in Computer Science (Software Engineering), Brunel University London. UK
    2018 - PG Cert in Higher Education, Coventry University. UK.
    2014 - TERP10 SAP ERP Integration of Business Processes. SAP UK
    2012 - BSc (Hons) Software Engineering, University of East London. UK
    2008 - Nigerian Certificate in Education (NCE) in Economics & Computer Science, Shehu Shagari College of Education Sokoto, Nigeria.
    - Research Associate (External Affiliation) at UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (2020 – Present - http://blockchain.cs.ucl.ac.uk/associates/
    - Visiting Researcher at the Communication and Information Research Centre (CIRC) at Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat Oman. (February 2019).
    - Speaker at a workshop at The 14th edition of the BElgian-NEtherlands software eVOLution seminar (BENEVOL 2015), Lille France, 3 December 2015.
    - Software Development Consultant of €13M EU’s Horizon 2020 ECOBulk.EU project at Exergy Global UK.

    Overview

    Dr Bilyaminu research interests include Open Source Software (OSS) projects; OSS Component Re-use; Circularity theory and Blockchain Technology: Open Source Distributed Application. In the past, his focus has been improving the quality of bug data in open-source software repositories.



    UEL repository: https://repository.uel.ac.uk/researcher/87qxy/dr-bilyaminu-auwal 
    Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=Y_exxesAAAAJ&hl=en 

     

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    Research

    My publications can be found on Google Scholar and on the UEL repository.

    Publications

    Co-investigator of £30K GCRF Frontiers of Engineers Royal Academy of Engineering seed funding project titled “IoT Software Platform for Integrated Microgrid and Vertical Garden (Aquaponics)”, 2019.

    Funding

    Software Maintenance and Evolution; Software Component Reuse and Open Source Systems; Software Architecture; Mining Software Repositories; Blockchain-Oriented Software Engineering; Smart Contracts reengineering; Circular Economy (Circularity theory); Information and communication technologies for development.



    Interests

    Portfolio

    Subject Areas
    - Advanced Software Engineering
    - Application Development (Module Leader)
    - Software Development
    - Distributed Systems (Module Leader)
    - Information Systems
    - Supervision of Master Dissertations
    - Supervision of Doctoral Students



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