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Devendra Bahadur Thapa

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

E-mail:
devinder.thapa@uia.no
Telephone:
38 14 14 19
Mobile:
952 56 430
Office:
H1039 ( Gimlemoen 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
8.00-16.00
Website:
http://devinder-ict4d.blogspot.com/
Department:
Department of Information Systems

Projects

ICT4D -Information and communication technology for development 

Background

Devinder Thapa is Associate Professor at University of Agder, Norway. He has completed his PhD in Industrial Engineering in 2008 from Ajou University, South Korea, and PhD in Information Systems in 2012 from University of Agder, Norway. His research interests are ICT4D, Information Security, and Sociotechnical Systems. His work has been published in international conferences such as Winter Simulation Conference, Summer Simulation Conference, IFIP WG 9.4 Conference, ICIS, DESRIST, and Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences(HICSS). He has published in international journals such as Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science, International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (IJCAS), Communications of the AIS (CAIS), Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries (EJISDC), Information Technology for Development (ITD), Information Technology and International Development (ITID), and Journal of Pattern Recognition Letters.

Academic interests

Data modeling and database systems (Bachelors)

Information Security (Bachelors)

IT management (Masters)

Theoretical foundations of Information Systems (PhD)

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Publications

  • Stendal Karen, Thapa Devinder, Lanamaki Arto, Analyzing the concept of affordances in information systems (2016). Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences . ISSN 1530-1605. 2016-March s 5270 - 5277 doi: 10.1109/HICSS.2016.651
  • Harnesk Dan, Thapa Devinder, Equipment-as-Experience: A Heidegger-Based Position of Information Security (2016).
  • Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Participation in ICT Development Interventions: Who and How? (2016). Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries . ISSN 1681-4835. 75 (3), s 1 - 10
  • Lanamäki Arto, Thapa Devinder, Stendal Karen, When is an affordance? Outlining four stances (2016). IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology . ISSN 1868-4238. 489 s 125 - 139 doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49733-4_8
  • Andersson Karl, Hossain Md. Shahadat, Thapa Devinder, Zander Pär-Ola, A Novel Framework of an Expert System by integrating Capability Approach and BRB to Evaluate E-Government Services (2015).
  • Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Participation in ICT Development Interventions: who and how? (2015).
  • Lanamaki Arto, Thapa Devinder, Stendal Karen, What Does a Chair Afford? A Heideggerian Perspective of Affordances (2015). IRIS Selected Papers of the Information Systems Research Seminar in Scandinavia . ISSN 1891-9863. (6), s -
  • Sein Maung Kyaw, Thapa Devinder, Building educational capabilities through information technology in developing countries: it takes a village (2014).
  • Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Exploring the link between ICT and development in the context of developing countries: A literature review (2014). Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries . ISSN 1681-4835. 64 s -
  • Sæbø Øystein, Sein Maung Kyaw, Thapa Devinder, Nepal wireless networking project: Building infrastructure in the mountains from ground up (2014). Communications of the Association for Information Systems . ISSN 1529-3181. 34 (1), s 241 - 256
  • Sein Maung Kyaw, Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Bringing the outside world to the remote mountains: The Nepal Wireless Networking Project (2012).
  • Thapa Devinder, Sein Maung Kyaw, Sæbø Øystein, Building collective capabilities through ICT in a mountain region of Nepal: where social capital leads to collective action (2012). Information Technology for Development . ISSN 0268-1102. 18 (1), s 5 - 22 doi: 10.1080/02681102.2011.643205
  • Sæbø Øystein, Thapa Devinder, Introducing Internet-Based Services in the Mountain Areas of Nepal: An Asset Pentagon Perspective (2012). Information Technologies and International Development . ISSN 1544-7529. 8 (3), s 85 - 98
  • Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Demystifying the Possibilities of ICT4D in the Mountain Regions of Nepal (2011).
  • Lanamäki Arto, Stendal Karen, Thapa Devendra Bahadur, Mutual Informing Between IS Academia and Practice: Insights from KIWISR-5 (2011). Communications of the Association for Information Systems . ISSN 1529-3181. 29 s 123 - 132
  • Thapa Devendra Bahadur The role of ICT Actors and Networks in Development: The case study of a mountain region in Nepal (2011). Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries . ISSN 1681-4835. 49 (1), s 1 - 16
  • Sæbø Øystein, Thapa Devendra Bahadur, A Framework to Analyze the Interaction Process between ICT and Social Capital (2010).
  • Thapa, Devinder Sein, Maung K. (2016). Information Ecology as a holistic lens to understand ICTD initiatives: A case study of OLPC deployment in Nepal. ACM Press. ISBN 978-1-4503-4306-0. 4 s.
  • Thapa, Devinder Hatakka, Mathias (2017). Understanding ICT in ICT4D: An Affordance Perspective. ISBN 978-0-9981331-0-2. 10 s.
  • Omland, Hans Olav Thapa, Devinder (2017). Methodological Approach for Identifying Mechanisms in ICT4D: A Critical Realism Perspective. Springer Publishing Company. ISBN 978-3-319-59110-0. 12 s.
  • Sakurai, Mihoko Thapa, Devinder (2017). Exploring Effective Ecosystems in Disaster Management: Case studies of Japan and Nepal. ISBN 9780998133102. 10 s.
  • Thapa Devinder, Hatakka Mathias, Understanding ICT in ICT4D: An Affordance Perspective (2017).
  • Sakurai Mihoko, Thapa Devinder, Exploring Effective Ecosystems in Disaster Management: Case studies of Japan and Nepal (2017).
  • Omland Hans Olav, Thapa Devinder, Methodological Approach for Identifying Mechanisms in ICT4D: A Critical Realism Perspective (2017).
  • Harnesk Dan, Thapa Devinder, Equipment-as-Experience: A Heidegger-Based Position of Information Security (2016).
  • Haj-Bolouri Amir, Flensburg Per, Thapa Devinder, Imparting social values through eLearning platform: A social learning approach (2016).
  • Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, Participation in ICT Development Interventions: Who and How? (2016). Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries . ISSN 1681-4835. 75 (3), s 1 - 10
  • Thapa Devinder, Sein Maung K., Information Ecology as a holistic lens to understand ICTD initiatives: A case study of OLPC deployment in Nepal (2016).
  • Lanamäki Arto, Thapa Devinder, Stendal Karen, When is an affordance? Outlining four stances (2016). IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology . ISSN 1868-4238. 489 s 125 - 139 doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-49733-4_8
  • Hatakka Mathias, Thapa Devinder, Sæbø Øystein, A Framework for Understanding the Link Between ICT and Development: How Affordances Influence Capabilities (2016).
  • Sein Maung Kyaw, Thapa Devinder, Hatakka Mathias, Sæbø Øystein, What theories do we need to know to conduct ICT4D research? (2016).

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