Dr. Rolou Lyn Maata

Dr. Rolou Lyn Rodrigues Maata

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

Fields of Interest:

IoT, Educational Technology, Enterprise Applications, 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

Short Bio:

Dr. Rolou Lyn R. Maata is a PhD holder, certified SAP lecturer, licensed professional teacher, research reviewer, and a computer science professor taught in higher education institutions from various universities in 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 as Assistant Professor in 2017. Presently, she is the Final Year Project (FYP) coordinator of Faculty of Computing Sciences (FCS).
In addition, 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 Business Informatics Curriculum in Bahrain. She attended various trainings 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 Institute of Informing Science in USA. She presented and published research papers in local and international conferences and research journals. Her research interests lie in the area of IoT, Educational Technology, Enterprise Applications, and Computer Security.

Selected Publications:

  • Maata, R., Al Azawi, R., Masmoudi, I. & Al Shaqsi, A. (2018) published and presented research paper entitled “A Proposed Concept and Model to Strengthen the Implementation of Technopreneurship in Higher Education Institutions”, IEEE Xplore, ISBN: 978-1-5386-3761-6/18 at IEEE Majan International Conference (MIC), Majan College, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
  • Cordova, R., Maata, R., & Sudramurthy,B. (2018) published and 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., Cordova, R., Balaji, S. & Halibas, A.(2017) published and presented research paper entitled “Design and Implementation of Client-Server Based Application using Socket Programming in a Distributed Computing Environment”, IEEE Xplore, ISBN: 978-1-5090-6621-6 at 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, India.
  • Maata, R., & Pineda, Aaron Paul (2017) presented a research paper entitled “The Use of Games-based eLearning Technologies in Oman’s Higher Education to Enrich Students’ Learning Experiences” at the 4th Oman Quality Network for Higher Education, March 21-22, 2017, Oman Tourism College, Sultanate of Oman
  • Balaji, S. Al Obaidy, M. & Maata, R. (2017) published and presented research paper entitled “Analysis of Authentication on Online Purchase using Honey Password” IEEE Xplore, ISBN: 978-1-5090-6621-6 at 2017 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, Tamil Nadu College of Engineering, India.
  • Halibas, A. Sibayan, R. & Maata, R. (2017) published research paper entitled “The Penta Helix Model of Innovation in Oman: An HEI Perspective” Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, Volume ISBN: 1555-1237 (https://doi.org/10.28945/3735)
  • Halibas, A. Sibayan, R. & Maata, R. (2017) presented a research paper entitled “The Penta Helix Model of Innovation in Oman: An HEI Perspective” at International Conference on Economic Development and Diversifications: Contemporary Issues, Strategies and Opportunities for Sustainable Development in Oman, April 26-27, 2017 at Salalah, Sultanate of Oman
  • Cordova, R., Maata, R., Halibas, A., & Al Azawi, R. (2017) published and presented research paper entitled “Comparative Analysis on the Performance of Selected Security Algorithms in Cloud Computing”, IEEE Xplore, 2017 International Conference on Electrical and Computing Technologies and Applications (ICECTA2017), Ras Al Khaimas, United Arab Emirates (DOI: 10.1109/ICECTA.2017.8252030)
  • Halibas, A.,Maata, R., & Sibayan, R. (2016) published research paper enitled “Usability Evaluation of Selected Oman-based E-Commerce Websites”, at Asian Journal of Business and Management, ISSN: 2321-2802 https://www.ajouronline.com/index.php/AJBM/article/view/4102
  • Maata, R., & Pagcaliwagan, S. (2016) published research paper entitled “A proposed Human Computer Interaction (HCI) Model Through the Use of Computerized Speech Laboratory (CSL)” at International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology with ISBN number 2395-0056 https://irjet.net/archives/V3/i12/IRJET-V3I1205.pdf
  • Maata, R. (2016) published research paper entitled “An Empirical Analysis on Assistive Technologies Supporting Special Education Curriculum and Individualized Educational Programs (IEPs)” at International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology with ISBN number 2395-0056 https://irjet.net/archives/V3/i12/IRJET-V3I1206.pdf
  • Halibas, A., Maata, R. & Sibayan, R. (2015) A research paper presented during the 1st National Symposium on Frontiers in Information Technology Business Intelligence and Analytics (NSFIT) entitled “Usability Evaluation of Selected Oman-based E-Commerce Websites”, November 23-24, 2015, Rustaq College of Applied Sciences
  • Maata, R., (2015) A research paper presented during the 3rd International Conference of Educational Technology (ICOET2015) sponsored by Omani Society for Educational Technology (OSET) entitled “An Empirical Analysis on Assistive Technologies Supporting Special Education Curriculum and Individualized Educational Program (IEP)”, March 25-27, 2015, Gulf Hall, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman