About

About Me

I am a computer scientist, an HCI and Persuasive Technology researcher. I am also a PhD sudent at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada.

  • Name: Chinenye Ndulue
  • Date of birth: July 12, 1989
  • Address: Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
  • Zip code: B3H 1W5
  • Email: cndulue@dal.ca

Resume

Resume

A research-oriented software and games developer with a strong interest in developing persuasive gamified systems targeted at various user groups.

2019-Present

PhD. Computer Science

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

I am interested in developing persuasive gamified systems, tailored to different user groups across different domains and technologies. I am exploring the impacts of human factors like personality traits, motivation appeal and cultural traditions on the effectiveness of persuasive and gamified systems.

Thesis Advisor: Dr Rita Orji (Dalhousie University).

2018-2019

MSc. Computer Science (First Class Honours)

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

My research involved the development of persuasive games for behaviour change. Thesis: STD Pong 2.0: An African-Centric Persuasive Game for Promoting Risky Sexual Behaviour Change.

Thesis Advisor: Dr Rita Orji (Dalhousie University).

2006-2010

BSc. Computer Science, Best Graduating Student, Computer Science 2009/2010 Grad Set.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.

Project: “Design and Implementation of a University Result Management System”

Project Advisor: Dr Ignatius Ezeani (Lancaster University, United Kingdom).

2018–Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

CSCI 1120: Intro to Computer Systems (2 terms)
CSCI 6903: Persuasive Computing (2 terms)
CSCI 6610: Human-Computer Interaction (2 terms)

2016-2017

Software Developer/Programmer

Abuja Clinics (Nig.) Ltd, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.

Development and maintenance of Abuja Clinics' hospital management software and website.
Maintenance and Repair of computers in the hospital.

2016

Multimedia Lecturer and HOD

ROCANA Institute of Technology, Enugu, Nigeria.

I was the head of the Department of Multimedia and taught 3 courses including Computer Programing and Logic Gates.

Awards

Awards

Here is a list of some awards I have recieved

2019

Faculty of Computer Science PhD Scholarship

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

2018

Faculty of Computer Science MSc. Scholarship

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

2018

Best Poster Award

HCI across Borders Symposium, CHI 2018.

2018

Best Presenter Award

Personalized Persuasive Technologies Workshop, Persuasive Technology 2018.

2010

Best Graduating Student in Computer Science, 2009/2010 set.

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.

Skills

My Skills

Here are my skills

Projects

My Projects

Here are some of my projects

STD Pong 2.0

Developed in Unity Game

STD Pong

Developed in Adobe Animate CC

Phisher Crush

Developed in Unity Game

Rock Evaders

Developed in Unity Game
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