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Prof. Ernest Cachia:

Software and system behavioural modelling
High-level process description languages and notation
Big Data Real-Time processing
e-Learning assessment design
System construction
Cloud-based and Open-Data architectural modelling

Dr Joseph Vella:

Database Data and Query Modelling
Relational, Object-Oriented, and Data Warehouse Modelling
Data Modelling Systems Including Spatial-Temporal Modelling

Dr Lalit Garg:

Biomedical Computing, Neuroimaging, Metabolomics and Personalised Medicine
E-learning, Human-Computer Interaction, Cloud Computing, and Pervasive Computing
Modelling & Simulation
Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Information Systems, Operational Research and Forecasting
Health & Social Care Modelling and Missing Data Analysis
Dr Colin Layfield:

Latent Semantic Analysis
Genetic Algorithms
Cloud Computing

Dr Vitezlav Nezval:

Object Oriented Design, Programming and Development of Applications in Java and .NET Frameworks
Distributed Computing, Servers, Containers and Development of Distributed Applications (EJB’s , Web Services)
Interoperability of Objects (Platforms and Technologies .NET, Java RMI, CORBA, Web Services, JINI)
Cloud Computing
Development of Mobile Applications

Prof. Albert Leone Ganado:

IT strategic Management Including e-strategy, ERP and Software Lifecycle Management
Quality Assurance and Risk Management Frameworks in IT

Dr John Abela:

Data Mining
GIS Systems
Business Intelligence
Constraint Programming and Optimization
ICT in Manufacturing
Cloud Computing for Scientific Applications
Search Problems, Constraint Programming and Optimization
Machine Learning
Dr Conrad Attard:

Adopting Smart Mobile Technology - Pervasive Computing
Persuasive Technology
Enterprise Resource Planning
Dementia - Focusing on How to Help Care Givers at the Place of Work
Web for Mobile Applications
Blended Learning at the Workplace
Mobile Testing

Mr Michel Camilleri:

Machine Learning
Evolutionary Computation
Meta-Optimization and Machine Learning
Mr Clyde Meli:

Genetic Algorithms
Evolutionary Information Systems
Object-Oriented Programming
Computer Graphics
Web Development, Search Engines & Usability

Dr Chris Porter:

Design and Development of Public Facing Enrollment Based e-government Services
User eXperience, UX Quantification and Usability
Requirements Elicitation
Web Development Techniques, Frameworks and Technologies
Electronic Identities (eID), Interoperability and Federated Identity Management
SIM Toolkit (GSM 11.14/3GPP 31.111) and Identity Oriented VAS
Mr Anthony Spiteri Staines:

Net Modeling
Software and Systems Modeling

Mr Joseph Bonello:

Data Analysis and Pre-Processing
Predictive Modeling
Machine Learning
Big Data Analytics
Processing of Streaming Data
Cloud Computing
Computational Complexity 

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Last Updated: 10 September 2015

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