PhD - Completed Theses - Past Students

PhD - Completed Theses - Past Students

PhD/Phil Students

  • Stephen Opoku (PhD, 2014) A Framework for Integrating Business Intelligence into Information Systems Design: Dr Yinshan Tang
  • Mariam Elhussein (PhD, 2014) The Analysis and Design of Tagging Systems: A Semiotics and Activity Theory Approach: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Ifeoluwa Ajelabi (PhD, 2013) Product-Based Project Portfolio and Information Sharing | Supervisor: Dr Yinshan Tang
  • Hamad Balhareth (PhD, 2013) A Framework for Aligning Business and IT from Multi-level Learning Perspective | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Minh Doan (PhD, 2013) Information Journey in Public Administration Works: Towards an Information-driven ICT Strategy Framework; A case study for Vietnam | Supervisor: Dr Yinshan Tang
  • Xuan Doan (PhD, 2013) Human Information Interaction: A Case Study of Information Work in Public Administration | Supervisor: Dr Yinshan Tang
  • Aimee Jacobs (PhD, 2013) Assessing Organisational Readiness for Enterprise Social Media Introduction in Information Intensive   Organisations | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Jingshu Ji (PhD, 2013) A Reference Model for Cultivating Non-Academic Competence in the Context of Chinese Universities | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Khulood Rambo The Semiotics of Islamic Online Consumption: Interpreting Female Consumer’s Shopping and Social Networking Behaviour in Saudi Arabia | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Yong Sun (PhD, 2013) Understanding Participation Behaviour: Towards Participatability Assessment Framework | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata 
  • Chai Arayalert Supaporn (PhD, 2013) Practice-Oriented Knowledge Transfer: A Semiotic Perspective | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Daniel Williams (DEng, 2013) Modelling and Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Software | Supervisor: Dr Yinshan Tang
  • Zainol Zuraini (PhD, 2013) Context-based Activity Design for Analysis and Specification of Interactive Systems | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Majed Alrajhi (PhD, 2012) Barriers in the Adoption of Information Systems In Saudi Arabia | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Anas Als'oud (PhD, 2012) Towards a Life-Event Orientated   Government-to-Citizen E-Service Provision in Jordan: The NoBLE Framework | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata 
  • Sanaa Askool (PhD, 2012) A Multi-Level Framework for Analysing Social CRM   Adoption Intention in Saudi Arabia | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Adrian Benfell (PhD, 2012) A Pragmatic Based Web-service   Description and Discovery Mechanism within a Service Oriented Contexts | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Lawrence Chidzambwa (PhD, 2012) A Normative Framework for Aiding the   Configuration of Personalised Home Telecare Solutions: Applying Social   Aspects in Technical Solution Design | Supervisor: Dr Vaughan Michell
  • Jarunee Duangsuwan (PhD, 2012) A Conceptual Design of Normative   Multi-Agent Systems for Intelligent Building Control | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Hubert Gryzbek (PhD, 2012) A Method for Developing Semantically   Rich, Dynamic and Temporal Modelling Tools – With Application to Semantic CAD | Supervisor: Dr Stephen Gulliver
  • Zhuotao Huang (PhD, 2012) Normative Framework for the   Management of Intelligent Buildings Using Multi-Agent Systems | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Shokoofeh Ketabchi (PhD, 2012) Patterns of Semiosis in Requirements Engineering | Supervisor:  Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Binbin Liu (PhD, 2012) A Socio-Normative Approach to   Information Valuation for Information Value Management Organisations | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata 
  • Jun Qin (PhD, 2012) A Service Centric Framework for   Evaluating the IT Services Systems Alignment: With Case Studies in Chinese   Banks | Supervisor:  Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Navid Karimi Sani (PhD, 2012) The Co-Design of Business and IT | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Isaac Wiafe (PhD, 2012) A Framework for Analysing, Designing   and Evaluating Persuasive Technologies | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Ning Zhang (PhD, 2012) Analysing and Modelling Communication   from a Social-Pragmatic Perspective to Improve Collaboration in Multicultural Distributed Workplaces | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Nazmona Mat Ali (PhD, 2011) A Role-based Knowledge Profiling Framework Using Semiotic Approach | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • Yu Ma (PhD, 2011) A Semiotic Framework for Buildings Performance Assessment | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu 
  • Stuart Moran (PhD, 2011) User Perceptions of System Attributes in Ubiquitous Monitoring: Toward a Model of Behavioural Intention | Supervisor: Dr Keiichi Nakata
  • Enas Al Saffar (Phd, 2011) A Method for an E-procurement Adoption Pattern in an Emerging Economy | Supervisor: Dr Lily Sun
  • Mangtang Chan (PhD, 2010) Design and Modelling of Multimedia Information Systems with Semiotic Agents | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng Liu
  • José A. M. Cordeiro (PhD, 2010) Normative Approach to Information Systems Modelling | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng 
  • Bin Ling (PhD, 2010) Product Based Knowledge Sharing in Project Management | Supervisor: Dr Lily Sun
  • Wenge Rong (PhD, 2010) Pragmatics and Context Awareness for Web Service Ranking and Selections | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng 
  • Martin Wheatman (PhD, 2010) Software Engineering as Pragmatism: A Semiotic Approach to Programming | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng 
  • Kenneth Boness (PhD, 2009) Goal-Responsibility Appraisal of Soft-Projects | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng 
  • Timothy French (PhD, 2009) Towards an E-Service Trust Framework: Trust as a Semiotic Phenomenon | Supervisor: Prof Kecheng 

Previous Visiting Ad-Hoc Research Students

  • Mr Jian Wang - Industrialization and Information Fusion in the Enterprise | Institution: Beijing Jiaotong University, China
  • Mr yang Yang - A Study of Mechanisms for Establishing the Innovation Alliance: An Empirical Study in China | Institution: Beijing University of Technology
  • Miss Weizi Li - Semiotics in Information Integration | Institution: Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Mr Guoxi Cui - Semiotics; Information Systems | Institution: Beijing Institute of Technology