Research

RESEARCH CLUSTERS
The department conducts a variety of research in a collection of research clusters. An overview of the various research clusters and their respective focus areas is provided below. Feel free to contact any of the researchers for more information on their current projects and / or possible collaboration opportunities.


1. COGNITIVE SCIENCE RESEARCH CLUSTER
Musundire Daniel (Chair)
Mzelikahle Kernan

RESEARCH AREAS:-

  • Predictive Models
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computer Vision
  • Neural Networks
  • Machine Learning
  • Artificial Agent
  • Reasoning and Knowledge Representation


AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
The Cognitive Science Research Cluster (CSRC) endeavours to research and develop cognitive technologies for developing economies. The focus of the cluster is towards providing indigenous solutions to sub-Saharan knowledge societies.


2. SIMULATION AND MODELLING RESEARCH CLUSTER
Mr K. R. Chilumani (Chair)
Mr S. Ngwenya

RESEARCH AREAS:-

  • Mathematical model
  • Simulation software
  • Events Modelling
  • Events Simulation
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Semantic Technology
  • Ontology Technology
  • Systems Dynamics


Aims and Objectives

The simulation and modelling research cluster undertakes research in o Mathematical models, simulation software, Events Modelling, Events Simulation, Supply Chain Management, Semantic Technology, Ontology and Systems Dynamics.

 

 

3. NETWORKING AND INFORMATION SECURITY CLUSTER (NISC)
Mr K. Sibanda (Chair)
Mrs S. S. Dube
Mr T. Nyathi

RESEARCH AREAS:-

  • Privy
  • Vulnerability scanning
  • Intrusion detection
  • Database and workflow security
  • Digital forensics
  • Distributed trust and security issues in pervasive computing
  • Mobile networks
  • Ad-hoc networks
  • Parallel distributed computing

 


4. COMPUTER SCIENCE SOFTWARE ENGINEERING RESEARCH CLUSTER
Mrs S. Moyo (Chair)
Mrs S. S. Dube


Mission:
To Advance of art software engineering methods that provide human centred solutions to meet the needs of industry and commerce locally and internationally.