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Devendra Bahadur Thapa

Associate Professor

Associate Professor

 
Office:
H1039 ( Universitetsveien 25, Kristiansand )
Office hours:
8.00-16.00

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)

Projects

ICT4D -Information and communication technology for development 

Scientific publications

  • Thapa Devinder, Sein Maung Kyaw, An ecological model of bridging the digital divide in education: A case study of OLPC deployment in Nepal (2018). Electronic Journal of Information Systems in Developing Countries . ISSN 1681-4835.
  • Thapa Devinder, Budhathoki Nama Raj, Munkvold Bjørn Erik, Analyzing Crisis Response through Actor-network Theory: The Case of Kathmandu Living Labs (2017). Communications of the Association for Information Systems . ISSN 1529-3181. 41 (1), s 414 - 428
  • Sakurai Mihoko, Thapa Devinder, Building Resilience Through Effective Disaster Management: An Information Ecology Perspective (2017). International Journal of Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management . ISSN 1937-9390. 9 (1), s 11 - 26 doi: 10.4018/IJISCRAM.2017010102
  • Sakurai Mihoko, Thapa Devinder, Exploring Effective Ecosystems in Disaster Management: Case studies of Japan and Nepal (2017). Proceedings of the Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences . ISSN 1530-1605. s 2479 - 2488
  • Thapa Devinder, Sein Maung Kyaw, Trajectory of Affordances: Insights from a case of telemedicine in Nepal (2017). Information Systems Journal . ISSN 1350-1917. (22), s 1 - doi: 10.1111/isj.12160
  • Thapa Devinder, Hatakka Mathias, Understanding ICT in ICT4D: An Affordance Perspective (2017).
  • Hausvik Geir Inge, Thapa Devinder, “What You See is Not What You Get” - Challenges in Actualization of EHR Affordances (2017).
  • 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).
  • 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. 10 s.
  • 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.

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