Sam Goundar

University of the South Pacific

As an academic, Dr. Sam Goundar has been teaching Information Systems (IS), Information Technology (IT), Management Information Systems (MIS) and Computer Science (CS) over the last 25 years at several universities in a number of countries at all levels. He is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the University of the South Pacific, Adjunct Lecturer in Information Systems at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand) and an Affiliate Professor of Information Technology at Pontificia Universidad Catolica Del Peru (Peru). He was also a Research Fellow with the United Nations University. As a researcher, Dr. Sam Goundar research interests include Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies, Fog Computing, Mobile Cloud Computing, and Cloud Computing, Educational Technology, MOOCs, Artificial Intelligence, ICT in Climate Change, ICT Devices in the Classroom, Using Mobile Devices in Education, e-Government, and Disaster Management. Dr. Sam Goundar is a Senior Member of IEEE, a member of ACS, a member of the IITP, New Zealand, Certification Administrator of ETA-I, USA and Past President of the South Pacific Computer Society. He also serves on the IEEE Technical Committee for the Internet of Things, Cloud Communication and Networking, Big Data, Green ICT, Cybersecurity, Business Informatics and Systems, Learning Technology and Smart Cities. Dr. Sam Goundar is a member of the IEEE Technical Society and a panelist with the IEEE Spectrum for Emerging Technologies.