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Prof. Armstrong Kadyamatimba was appointed as Dean of the School of Management Sciences at the University of Venda in November 2013. He holds a PhD in Computer Sciences from University of Lancaster, UK and MSc in Computer Engineering from Lvov Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine. Prior to his appointment as Dean, Prof A Kadyamatimba was first the HOD of Business Information Systems (BIS) Department which he is started in 2002 upon joining UNIVEN. In July that year, he was additionally appointed Executive ICT Director at UNIVEN until 2007. In his position as Executive Director, he managed to source out computer equipment worth 2.5 million Rands for the first open lab at the University housed in ICT-II.

Prof A Kadyamatimba started his IT teaching career from Zimbabwe in 1986 at the Harare Polytechnic and then National University for Science & Technology in Bulawayo. He has supervised several postgraduate students at Honours, Masters and PhD levels. He has externally examined a number of dissertations/theses from other Universities. He has also reviewed some successful research proposals. His research interests are in IT Cyber Security, Data mining, Social Networking and Business Intelligence.