Alrence Santiago Halibas

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School: School of Business & Management 
Department: Business Innovation
College: Busines & Law
Position: Senior Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
Phone: 0862538180
ORCID:  0000-0002-5521-9590

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

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, St. Peter’s College, Philippines
  • Master of Engineering, University of San Carlos, Philippines
  • PhD in Technology Management, Cebu Technological University, Philippines

Digital marketing, Digital Business

  • Member of SBM Cluster - Managing Smart Transformation 
  • Data mining and analytics, learning analytics digital transformation, innovation and entrepreneurship, marketing and consumer behaviour, educational management and quality assurance. 

  • Nguyen, L., Halibas, A., & Nguyen, T (2022). Determinants of Precision Agriculture Technology Adoption in Developing Countries: A Review. Journal of Crop Improvement (online),
  • Halibas, A. S., Mehtab, S., Al-Attili, A., Alo, B., Cordova, R., & Cruz, M. E. L. T. (2020). A thematic analysis of the quality audit reports in developing a framework for assessing the achievement of the graduate attributes. International Journal of Educational Management, Vol. 34 No.5, pp. 917-935.

  • Halibas, A. S., Maata, R. L., Varusai, M. A. K., Al-Badi, A., & Nouraey, P. (2020). Design of a Knowledge Management System for the Research-Teaching Nexus: Evidence from Institutional Audit Reports. Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology, 17, 021-040.

  • 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.

  • Halibas, A. S., Matthew, A. C., Pillai, I. G., Reazol, J. H., Delvo, E. G., & Reazol, L. B. (2019, January). 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) (pp. 1-7). IEEE,

  • Halibas, A. S., Shaffi, A. S., & Mohamed, M. A. K. V. (2018, March). Application of text classification and clustering of Twitter data for business analytics. In 2018 Majan international conference (MIC) (pp. 1-7). IEEE,

  • Halibas, A. S., Sibayan, R. O., & Maata, R. L. R. (2017). THE PENTA HELIX MODEL OF INNOVATION IN OMAN: AN HEI PERSPECTIVE. Interdisciplinary Journal of Information, Knowledge & Management, Vol 12, pp. 159-174.

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) 

Currently supervising 2 HDR

  • Senior Fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Silver Reviewer 2017 Awardee, Informing Science Institute, USA
  • 2015-2019, Programme Leader and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Computing Sciences at Gulf College, Oman 
  • 2012-2014 Lecturer, Faculty of Computing Sciences at Gulf College, Oman 
  • 2007-2012, 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 
  • 2000-2004, Lecturer, School of Engineering and Information Technology, Immaculate Conception College – La Salle, Philippines