Dr Mahmoud Hassan Elbasir

Job: Lecturer in Information Systems

Faculty: Computing, Engineering and Media

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

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

T: 0116 250 6374

E: m.hassan@dmu.ac.uk


Personal profile

Dr Mahmoud Hassan Elbasir is a Lecturer in information system management at De Montfort University, where he has been awarded a PhD. He has also developed, reviewed, coordinated, lectured, tutored, assessed, examined and contributed to a wide range of modules to leading BSc modules. Among his research interest includes E-service (e.g. E-payment system, e-learning), Mobile learning, Qualitative methodology, and Grounded theory, with the main goal of the research being to improve the service, effectiveness, efficiency, and teaching style.

Dr Elbasir is currently teaching different modules, and he is the Module Leader for Systems Building: Methods (CTEC3303) and Systems Building Management (IMAT3424).

Research group affiliations

Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)

Publications and outputs

Journal papers

  • Elbasir M., Elareshi M., Habas M., Jeljeli R., Salloum S.A (2021), Media and Non-Media Students’ Feedback and Improvement of University Teaching and the Learning Environment. In: Hassanien A.E. et al. (eds) Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Computer Vision (AICV2021). AICV 2021. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 1377. (pp. 754-765). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-76346-6_67. (2021)
  • Elbasir, M., Elareshi, M., Habes, M., & Aissani, R. (2020), The Influence of Trust, Security and Reliability of Multimedia Payment on the Adoption of EPS in Libya, Multicultural Education (SCOPUS), 6(5), 53-68. (2020)
  • Habes, M., Ali, S., Salloum, S., Elareshi, M., Ganji, S. F. G., Ziani, A., & Elbasir, M (2020), The Influence of YouTube Videos on ELA During the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Jordan, Paper presented at the 6th International Conference on e-learning (ECONF'20), 6-7 December, University of Bahrain, Bahrain (SCOPUS). (2020)
  • Elbasir, M & Howley, R (2013 ) A grounded theory analysis of the influence of electronic factors on the adoption of e-payment system in Libya, International Journal of Business and Management Studies. ISSN:215-1479, Vol. 2, Issue 2, pp. 573-591, 2013
  • Sarrab, M & Elbasir, M & Alhnaeli, S. (2016 ) , Towards a quality model of technical aspects for mobile learning services: An empirical investigation, Computers in Human Behavior , Vol. 55, part A, pages 100–112, February 2016, Elsevier
  • Sarrab, M & Elbasir, M (2015) , Mobile Applications: Information Flow control, Almadar Journal for Communications, Information Technology and Applications. “AJCITA”, Vol. 02, No. 01, 2015
  • Sarrab, M, Elbasir, M (2016), Mobile Learning: A state-of-the-art review survey and analysis, International Journal of Innovation and Learning, vol. 20, Issue 4, pp.347-38,2016
  • Sarrab, M Elbasir, M & Elgamel, L (2013), The Technical, Non-technical Issues and the Challenges of Migration to Free and Open-Source software, International Journal of Computer Science Issues. Vol. 10, Issue 2, No. 3, ISSN (Print); 1694-0814, ISSN (Online): 1694-0784, 2013

Conference papers

  • M. Habes, S. A. Salloum, M. Elareshi, S. F. G. Ganji, A. -K. Ziani and M. Elbasir, "The Influence of YouTube Videos on ELA During the COVID-19 Outbreaks in Jordan," 2020 Sixth International Conference on e-Learning (econf), 2020, pp. 133-138, doi: 10.1109/econf51404.2020.9385501
  • Sweden, Sarrab M and Elbasir M (2016) , Mobile Learning (M-Learning) Through Cloud Computing: Benefits and Challenges, The IRIS (Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia
  • Sarrab M and Elbasir M (2015), Instruction and Learning Design Consideration for the Development of Mobile Learning Applications, ICSIE 17th International Conference on Software and Information Engineering, Amsterdam.
  • Sarrab M and Elbasir M (2013), An Overview of the Technical Challenges of Migration to Open Source Software, Free and Open Source Software Conference, Oman.
  • Sarrab M, Aldabbas H and Elbasir M (2013), Challenges of Computer Crimes Investigation in North Africa’s Countries, The 14th International Arab Conference on Information Technology, Sudan University of Science and Technology.
  • Elbasir M, Howley R and Stahl B (2013), Impact of Economic Factors on Adoption of E-Payment Systems in Libya, Euro American Conference of Academic Disciplines. 

Research interests/expertise

E-service (e.g. E-payment system, e-learning), Mobile learning, Qualitative methodology, and Grounded theory

Areas of teaching

Information system management and Computer ethics and privacy and data protection modules at undergraduate and postgraduate. Supervision at UG, and MSc 


  • PhD in Computer Science, De Montfort University, Leicester, UK.
  • MSc in Information system Management, DMU, Leicester, UK
  • Higher Diploma in Control Engineering, Got Al-Shaal Faculty of Computer Science, Tripoli, Libya

Courses taught

Systems Building: Methods, Systems Building,Computer ethics .Information Technology Services Foundations, Introduction to research, IT Service Management,Integrated Project, Integrated Project Management, 

Honours and awards


  • Postgraduate study (M.Sc.) from the Libyan government, 2005-2008.
  • Postgraduate study (PhD) from the Libyan government, 2009-2015.

Professional licences and certificates

A postgraduate certificate with Merit (Learning and Teaching in Higher Education)