A Queen Elizabeth Scholar and IT enthusiast, Olu Olugboji is a Graduate Student of Applied Computer Science at the University of Winnipeg. His research spans Health Information Systems. He focuses on questions such as: Can a system be designed for long term prognosis of Chronic Kidney Disease, as opposed to more accurate diagnosis?
As complicated as the research might sound, It simply involves using Big Data to our advantage as humans- Predicting diseases through knowledge-based data mining.
Olu has been able to combine his passion for staying current with the latest technologies, with volunteer activities at the U of W food Bank and Siloam Mission in Winnipeg. He also volunteers as an undergraduate tutor at the Global Welcome Center. Because of his enthusiasm in community engagement and learning new technologies, he has a very his prospect of being a leader in both worlds.