I am an IT senior lecturer, Developer, Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining consultant with years of experience in database design, implementation, and programming. My web development experience started with the development of database driven ASP and ASP.Net systems then, to the development of PHP and WordPress based sites.
My lecturing career started at the University of Malta then progressed to Malta College of Arts Science and Technology, focusing on Databases, Linux, and Mathematics. I am the unit leader of a number of Database modules at Degree level. As dissertation supervisor, I mentor students in areas related to Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence, and Data Mining fields.
My first degree was a B.Sc.IT.(Hons.) in Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence at the University of Malta then, I graduated from De Montfort University in M.Sc. Business Intelligence Systems and Data Mining where I was recognised with the Best Student and Best Project awards. My postgraduate research was then presented and published at an IEEE conference in Berlin in 2016.
My main area of expertise is in databases where I have dealt with Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL/MariaDB, Oracle and PostgresSQL systems. I have developed a number of database driven systems, data migration/extraction applications, administrative tools, offered consultancy and private tuition on a number of database systems. Throughout my consultancy career, I have worked on Linux systems, testing, reviewing, configuring and recommending a vast range of distributions mainly CentOS, Debian, and Ubuntu. I have also had the pleasure of working with a number of government entities and private companies on various BI projects.
Specialisations: SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Spring, Business Intelligence, Data Mining, Jira.