Adeiza Onumanyi


Adeiza’s research interests include the development, implementation and testing of algorithms for systems utilised in edge intelligence, smart grids, transactive energy, IoT, cognitive radio spectrum sensing, metaheuristic optimisation algorithms, wireless sensor networks, image processing, cyber-physical systems and low-powered wireless area networks.

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Adeiza Onumanyi is a dynamic and resourceful researcher with over 12 years of professional teaching and research experience. Prior to joining the CSIR in February 2021, he was a lecturer and researcher at the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, from 2010 to 2021, and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of Pretoria, South Africa, from 2018 to 2019.

At the CSIR, he conducts research on the design and implementation of models and algorithms for the successful deployment of edge intelligent systems for transactive energy in smart grids. He has served on several conference organising committees, including Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) conferences, and reviewed numerous articles for high impact factor journals.

He has published over 35 peer-reviewed journal articles, 22 conference papers and one book chapter. He presently serves as a Guest Editor for a special issue of the Journal of Sensor and Actuator Networks.

He is a registered candidate engineer with the Engineering Council of South Africa and a member of the Institute of Information Technology Professionals of South Africa. He is also a professional member of the IEEE.

Expertise: Internet of things (IoT), signal and image processing, metaheuristic optimisation algorithms

Academic qualifications: 
  • BEng (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi, Nigeria, 2005
  • MEng (Communication Engineering), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, 2011
  • PhD (Communication Engineering), Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria, 2015


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