Narasimha R. Vajjhala

Doctorate in Information Systems and Technology, USA


Assistant Professor & Chair, Information Systems
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Dr. Narasimha Rao Vajjhala is an Assistant Professor and Chair, Computer Science
and Software Engineering programs at the School of Information Technology and
Computing, American University of Nigeria.

Dr. Vajjhala has over 18 years of teaching experience teaching at different universitiesin different countries, including Albania, Somalia, and India. Dr. Vajjhala holds a Doctorate in Information Systems and Technology (United States); holds a Master ofn Business Administration with specialization in Information Systems (Switzerland), a Master of Science in Computer Applications (India), and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (India).

Dr. Vajjhala has published 2 books (monographs), 1 edited book, 10 peer-reviewed
book chapters, and over 30 peer-reviewed journal articles/refereed conference
proceedings. He has worked for 10 years as an Assistant Professor and Program
Director for the Graduate Program in Computer Science at the University of New York
Tirana in Albania that was offered in association with the University of Greenwich,
United Kingdom. He was awarded the Best Professor of the Year award in 2012. He is
a senior member of ACM (Association of Computer Machinery) and IEEE (Institute of
Electrical and Electronic Engineers). He is also a member of several professional
associations, including Project Management Institute (PMI), Association for Information Systems (AIS), Association for Information Technology Professionals (AITP), International Association of Microsoft Certified Trainers (IAMCT), EC Council and Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA).

He holds several professional certifications including Project Management Professional
(PMP), Prince 2 Foundation and Practitioner Certified, Certified Associate in Python
Programming (PCAP), Certified Lead Implementer Professional (CLIP), ITIL V4
Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management, Certified Lead Implementer
Professional for BS ISO/ IEC 27001:2013 Information Security Management System,
Certified Agile Scrum Foundation (CASF), Oracle Certified SQL Expert, Oracle
Certified Associate (OCA), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Sun Certified Java
Professional (SJCP), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD), Microsoaft Office Specialist (MOS), and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

He holds a certificate on Effective Online Tutoring from the Department of Continuing
Education, Oxford University, United Kingdom. He has taught online courses for
University of Roehampton, United Kingdom at graduate level.
AUN Courses
  • INF 302 – Program Development and Implementation
  • SEN 301 - Introduction to Software Engineering
  • SEN 416 – Software Design and Architecture
  • CIE 105 - Principles of Programming-I
  • CIE 106 - Principles of Programming-II
  • CIE 231- Introduction to Databases, Web Technologies, and Applications
  • CIE 812 - E-Commerce
  • CIE 912 - E-Commerce
  • ICT 602 - Web Application Development and E-Commerce
  • CSC 804 - Software Engineering Principles and Practices
  • .NET (Windows and Web Application Development Workshops) (Every Friday)
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