Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON. Born: Nigeria.
Dr. Christie Ezeife is a Full Professor of Computer Science at the University of Windsor, a rank she’s held since July 2009. She has continuously held academic positions at the Universities of Uyo in Nigeria (1988-1995), University of Prince Edward Island (1995-1996), and the University of Windsor (1996-present). Her area of research focus includes data mining, data warehousing, and databases and distributed object-based systems.
Christie teaches a wide range of courses including computer programming and database courses. Since 1997, her research has received much funding support from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) since 1997. She is the author of 2 books with a recent 2010 edition, which is used in teaching first year undergraduate C programming classes, and has published over 46 technical articles in journals and conference proceedings.
Works: Books: Problem Solving and Programs with C, first published in 2002 with a refined edition in 2003 (2nd edition), and a 2010 edition (3rd edition); and Problem Solving, Programs and Computers (2000). Articles: in top journals including, International Journal of Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery (DAMI), ACM Computing Surveys, International Journal of Distributed and Parallel Databases.
Other: Has supervised over 25 Master of Science and PhD students, and 40 undergraduate Honours students.
Favourite quote? “You reap what you sow.”
Why do you do what you do? Help to develop young talents and minds. Help shape someone’s career path by transferring knowledge.