Dr. Rolou Lyn Maata

Dr. Rolou Lyn Rodrigues Maata

Title: Assistant Professor
Email: rolou@gulfcollege.edu.om
Tel: 24468664
Ext.#: 149

Fields of Interest:

Educational technologies, business analytics, computer security, software engineering, and enterprise resource planning.

Short Bio:

Dr. Rolou Lyn R. Maata is a Ph.D. holder, certified SAP lecturer, licensed professional teacher, research reviewer, and a computer science professor taught in higher education institutions from various universities in the Philippines, Bahrain, and Oman. She has more than eighteen (18) years of administrative and teaching experience in academe and held various positions such as Department Head for Information Management and Computer Science, Associate Dean for College of Computer Studies and Engineering, Dean and Alumni Head. She joined Gulf College in 2014 as Lecturer and was promoted to Assistant Professor in 2017. Presently, she is the Final Year Project (FYP) coordinator of the Faculty of Computing Sciences (FCS). Also, Dr. Rolou is a certified SAP Lecturer issued by SAP University Munich, Germany, and the main contact of SAP University Alliances EMEA from her previous international university in Bahrain. She was also one of the professors who led the integration of SAP for the improvement of the Business Informatics Curriculum in Bahrain. She attended various pieces of training related to SAP ERP in Napier University, Scotland, UK, and SAP University, Waldorf, Germany. Dr. Rolou is also a certified research reviewer of The Research Council (TRC) Oman and the Institute of Informing Science in the USA. She presented and published research papers in local and international conferences and research journals. Her research interests lie in IoT, Educational Technology, Enterprise Applications, and Computer Security.

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management, Saint Paul University , Philippines
Master of Arts in Computer Education, AMA Computer University, Philippines
Master of Science in Computer Science (units earned), AMA Computer University, Philippines
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, AMA Computer University, Philippines

Research Publications

Journal Publications

  • Halibas, A.S., Maata, R.L., Varusai, M.A.K., Al-Badi, A., & Nouraey, P. (2020). Design of a knowledge management system for the research-teaching nexus: Evidence from institutional audit reports. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 17, 21-40.
  • Halibas, A. S., Sibayan, R. O., & Maata, R. L. R. (2017). The Penta Helix Model of innovation in Oman: An HEI perspective. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge & Management, 12, 159-174.
  • Halibas, A. S., Maata, R. L., & Sibayan, R. O. (2016). Usability evaluation of selected Oman-based ecommerce websites. Asian Journal of Business and Management, 4(4), 142-151.

Conference Publications

  • Halibas, A.S., Maata, R.L., Varusai, M.A.K., Al-Badi, A., & Nouraey, P. (July, 2020). Design of a knowledge management system for the research-teaching nexus: Evidence from institutional audit reports. Paper presented at InSITE 2020: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
  • Maata, R.L. (2020, April). Performance analysis of Twofish cryptography algorithm in B16 data. Paper Presented at 2020 9th International Conference on Software and Information Engineering, Cairo, Egypt.
  • Halibas, A. S., Maata, R. L., & Varusai, M. A. K. (2020, January). A framework for knowledge sharing in the research-teaching nexus. Paper presented at 2020 International Conference on Computation, Automation and Knowledge Management (ICCAKM), Dubai, UAE.
  • Cordova, R. S., Maata, R. L. R., & Halibas, A. S. (2019, November). Blowfish algorithm implementation on electronic data in a communication network. Paper presented at 2019 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA), Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.
  • Maata, R., Al Azawi, R., Masmoudi, I., & Al Shaqsi, A. (2018, March). A proposed concept and model to strengthen the implementation of technopreneurship in higher education institutions. Paper presented at the at IEEE Majan International Conference (MIC), Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Maata, R.L.R., Codova, R.S., Halibas, A., & Sudramurthy, B. (2017, December). Design and implementation of client-server based application in distributed computing environment. Paper Presented at IEEE ICCIC 2017, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Sudramurthy, B., Al Obaidy, M., & Maata, R.L.R. (2017, December). Analysis of authentication on online purchase using honey password. Paper Presented at IEEE ICCIC 2017, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Cordova, R.S., Maata, R. L. R., Halibas, A. S., & Al-Azawi, R. (2017, November). Comparative analysis on the performance of selected security algorithms in cloud computing. Paper Presented at The International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
  • Cordova, R., Maata, R., & Sudramurthy,B. (2018) published andHalibas, A., Maata, R.L.R., & Sibayan, R. O. (2015, October). Heuristic assessment on the usability of selected Muscat based e-commerce websites. Paper Presented at The National symposium on Frontiers in Information Technology 2015, Rustaq, Oman. presented research paper entitled “Performance Analysis of Selected Information Security Algorithms in Big Data”, IEEE Xplore, ISBN: 978-1-5386-3761-6/18 at IEEE Majan International Conference (MIC), Majan College, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
  • Maata, R.L.R. (2015, March). An empirical analysis on assistive technologies supporting special education curriculum and individual education programs. Paper Presented at The International conference of Educational Technology 2015, Muscat, Oman.
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