Dr. Ronald Soriano Cordova

Dr. Ronald Soriano Cordova

Title: Assistant Professor
Email: ronald@gulfcollege.edu.om
Tel: 99781272
Ext.#: 232

Fields of Interest:

Dr. Cordova’s research interests are cybersecurity, educational technology, software engineering and enterprise applications.


Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology, Hannam University, South Korea
Master of Science in Information Technology, Hannam University, South Korea
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, Systems Plus College Foundation, Philippines

Short Bio:

Dr. Ronald S. Cordova received his Master of Science in Information Technology and Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology degrees from Hannam University, South Korea in 2003 and 2009 respectively. He is currently teaching higher-level computing modules in the College. Dr. Cordova has authored and co-authored several scientific publications and presented numerous research papers at international conferences. Moreover, Dr. Cordova is an active reviewer of The Research Council (TRC) of Oman and an international reviewer of the International Association of Computer Information System (IACIS) and Informing Science Institute (ISI) in the United States of America.

Selected Publications:

Journal Publications

  • Halibas, A. S., Mehtab, S., Al-Attili, A., Alo, B., Cordova, R., & Cruz, M. E. L. T. (2020). A thematic analysis of the quality audit reports in developing a framework for assessing the achievement of the graduate attributes. International Journal of Educational Management, 34(5).
  • Halibas, A. S., & Cordova, R. (2017). The quality assurance in research of higher education institutions in Oman. International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research, 2(2), 297-309.

Conference Publications

  • Cordova, R. (2020, March). A model and framework for alumni tracking and information system. Paper Presented at International Conference on Science, Technology, Engineering and management, Los Angeles, USA.
  • 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.
  • Al-Azawi, R., Pillai, I., Moghadas, R., & Cordova, R. S. (2018, March). From e-learning and m-learning to virtual learning and augmented reality: A comparative study. Paper presented at the International Conference on Promoting Entrepreneurship and Technological Skills: National Needs, Global Trends (MIC 2018), 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.
  • 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.
  • Halibas, Al., Cordova, R., & Jacson, G. (2015, March). Bridging learning theories with educational technologies: A case of Oman. Paper Presented at The International Conference of Educational Technology 2015, Muscat, Oman.
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