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.

Academic Positions

  • 20162015

    Graduate Research Assistant at University of Winnipeg

    University Of  Winnipeg, Applied Computer Science

  • 20162015


    Wii Chiiwaakanak Learning Centre

Education & Training

  • Grad Student 2017

    Msc. in Applied Computer Science

    University of winnipeg

  • Post Graduate Diploma 2014

    Pd.Dip. in Technology Management

    Red River College of Applied Arts and Sciences

  • B.Sc. 2010

    Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    Babcock University

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 2015
    Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for Academic Excellence

    The program seeks to create a dynamic community of young global leaders across the Commonwealth

  • 2015
    Manitoba Hydro Information Technology Award
    Information Technology award to promote academic excellence
  • 2010
    Shell Award for Academic Excellence