Alrence Santiago Halibas

SBM Alrence Halibas

Dr. Alrence S. Halibas is an experienced academic administrator, educator, and active researcher having several teaching and research review awards and IT certifications. Her field of expertise is in computing, digital technologies, and higher education management.

Digital Marketing, Digital Business, Computing

Data mining and marketing analytics, learning analytics, innovation and entrepreneurship, educational quality assurance.

  • Channouti, I., Najar, F., Bourouis, S., Azzam, M., Halibas, A., Alroobaea, R., & Al-Badi, A. (2019). Flexible Statistical Learning Model for Unsupervised Image Modelling and Segmentation. In N. Bouguila & W. Fan, Mixture Models and Applications (1st ed., pp. 325-348). Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-23876-6_14.
  • Halibas, A., Cherian, A., Pillai, I., Delvo, E. and Reazol, L. (2019). Determining the Intervening Effects of Exploratory Data Analysis and Feature Engineering in Telecoms Customer Churn Modelling. In: 2019 4th MEC International Conference on Big Data and Smart City (ICBDSC). [online] IEEE Digital Xplore. Available at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8645578 [Accessed 18 Feb. 2020]. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICBDSC.2019.8645578.
  • Halibas, A., Shaffi, A. and Varusai, M. (2018). Application of Text Classification and Clustering of Twitter Data for Business Analytics. In: 2018 Majan International Conference (MIC). [online] IEEE Digital Explore. Available at: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8363162 [Accessed 18 Feb. 2020]. http://doi.org/10.1109/MINTC.2018.8363162
  • S Halibas, A., Ocier Sibayan, R. and Lyn Maata, R. (2017). The Penta Helix Model of Innovation in Oman: An HEI Perspective. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge, and Management, [online] 12, pp.159-174. Available at: https://www.informingscience.org/Publications/3735https://doi.org/10.28945/3735.
  • Halibas, A. and Cordova, R. (2017). THE QUALITY ASSURANCE IN RESEARCH OF HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS IN OMAN. International Journal of Advanced Engineering and Management Research, [online] 2(2), pp.297-309. Available at: http://www.ijaemr.com/link/88 [Accessed 18 Feb. 2020].
  • Halibas, A., Maata, R. and Sibayan, R. (2020). Usability Evaluation of Selected Oman-based eCommerce Websites. Asian Journal of Business and Management (, [online] 4(4), pp.142-151. Available at: https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJBM/article/view/4102 [Accessed 18 Feb. 2020].

Developing an Effective Mixture Machine Learning Model for Improved Image Modeling and Analysis

  • Project Role: Principal Investigator
  • Funding Agency: The Research Council of Oman
  • Approved Budget: 3,500 OMR (9,000 USD)

Building Virtual Communities of Scholars towards the Improvement of the Research-Teaching Nexus using a Research Knowledge Management System

  • Project Role: Co-Principal Investigator
  • Funding Agency: The Research Council of Oman
  • Approved Budget: 3,000 OMR (7,800 USD)
  • Silver Reviewer 2017 Awardee
  • Informing Science Institute, USA
  • 2012-2019, Programme Leader and Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Computing Sciences at Gulf College, Oman 
  • 2006-2012, Dean of the College of Computer Studies at La Salle University, Philippines
  • 2005-2006, Associate Dean, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Immaculate Conception College – La Salle, Philippines
  • 200-2004, Lecturer, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Immaculate Conception College – La Salle, Philippines