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Anitha Chinnaswamy


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    Anitha is an Assistant Professor at the Business School in Coventry University and a Research Associate with the Centre for Business in Society (CBiS). She is the Associate Lead for Research Development at the School of Strategy and Leadership promoting the development of research and supervisory skills across the School, encouraging and mentoring early career researchers, and supporting the ASPiRE and Associate schemes for the benefit of the school and staff.

    Her research is cross-disciplinary focused on the interfaces of Information Systems, Environment and Knowledge Management. In her work, Anitha has explored the spatio-temporal nature of pollutants using Geographic Information Systems and provided a model for policymakers and other stakeholders to mitigate the effects of pollution, through knowledge and awareness leading to positive behaviours.

    Having a broad multidisciplinary area of research, Anitha is focused on IoT platforms, together with AI systems that can help achieve a cost-effective way of measuring pollution, help populations understand the impact better, resulting in an improved environment and overall quality of life.

    With the inter-relationship between digital information systems and data risks, Anitha is also involved in researching the links between Digital Transformations and Cyber Security Risk Management, and how organisations can be assisted with a proper knowledge management system to deal with these risks.

    Anitha has previously worked for the Faculty of Engineering, Environment and Computing  where she was responsible for leading and teaching UG and PG modules including Business Information Systems, Business Computing, Decision Support Systems, Big Data Management and Ubiquitous Computing.

    In addition, she has extensive experience of working in the industry including city councils and government agencies. She also holds a PgCERT in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.


    Education/Academic qualification

    BEng (Hons), Bangalore University

    MSc, Coventry University

    PhD, Doctorate, Coventry University

    PgCERT in Higher Education

    External positions

    External Examiner, City, University of London

    1 Apr 202031 Aug 2023

    External Examiner, Plymouth University


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