Dr Funmi Obembe

Job: Senior Lecturer in Computer Science

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

T: 0116 201 3871

E: funmi.obembe@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Funmi Obembe is a Senior Lecturer in Computer Science in the De Montfort University School of Computer Science and Informatics.

She has over 17 years’ experience working in industry and has in-depth knowledge of data analytics, warehousing, and processing and has carried out research with various technologies such as SQL Server, Microsoft Analytics Platform System, and Apache Spark.

She is a passionate teacher with in-depth technical experience and knowledge, adept at bringing together in teaching and research both theoretical aspects of Computing and their practical applications.

As well as her role as Senior Lecturer in Computer Science, Funmi also works in the NHS as a Senior Manager in Data and Systems at Arden and GEM Commissioning Support Unit.

Research interests/expertise

Big data analytics

Digital Health

Open data

Data warehousing (including parallel and distributed warehousing)

Correlations between data and knowledge management

Knowledge engineering and expert systems

Areas of teaching

Big Data/Big Data Analytics

Project Management

IT Service Management


PhD in Computer Science (Aston University)

MSc Advanced Computing (Imperial College)

PGD Advanced Computing (Imperial College)

BEng Electronics and Software Engineering (University of Leicester)

Courses taught

Postgraduate: Big Data Analytics (Module Leader)

3rd Year Undergraduate: Project Management (Tutor)

2nd Year Undergraduate: IT Service Management (Tutor)

Membership of professional associations and societies

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (AFHEA)

Professional Member of Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

PRINCE2 Practitioner

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist

Microsoft Certified Professional

Sun Certified Programmer for the Java 2 Platform

QlikView Designer Diploma

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