Shoba Tegginmath

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Senior Lecturer

Phone: 921 9999 Ext 5829



Master of Philosophy(Management Science & Information Systems), University of Auckland
Bachelor of Science, Bangalore University

Memberships and Affiliations:

Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Member of Institute of IT Professionals (MIITP)
Member of International Neural Network Society



Shoba has always been interested in the efficient storage of data for effective retrieval. Her current research is in using ontologies to inform data mining for knowledge discovery. Shoba is also interested in the research areas of data modelling and databases, data warehousing, cloud computing, the semantic web and eDiscovery in which she supervises student projects and theses.

Teaching Areas:

Data modelling & process modelling

Database design and development

Data warehousing

Research & Development Project

Research Areas:

Ontologies and knowledge discovery
Data modeling and databases
Data mining
Cloud Computing
Navigation on mobile devices
Biodiversity databases



Tegginmath, S. Pears, R. & Kasabov, N.(2012) Ontologies and Machine Learning Systems for Biomedical Applications in Springer Handbook of Bio and Neuroinformatics (accepted for publication in 2013).

Tegginmath, S., & Bedran, N. (2011). Task Characteristics in Data Modelling. In S. Mann, & M. Verhaart (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference of Computing and Information Technology Education and Research in New Zealand (pp. 253-261). Rotorua, New Zealand.
Kasabov, N., Hu, R., Tegginmath, S. & Liang, L. (2009). Personalised Modelling for Risk and Outcome Prognosis on a Case Study of Brain Disease [Performance]. Munich, Germany (Oral Presentation).

O'Shea, S., Palacio, M., & Tegginmath, S. (2008). The application of new biodiversity data for evaluating the appropriateness of marine reserves within the greater Hauraki Gulf (2008/03).

O'Shea, S., Palacio, M., & Tegginmath, S. (2008). The role of recent biodiversity data for evaluating the effectiveness of marine reserves within the greater Hauraki Gulf (2008/04).

Hitchcock, L., & Tegginmath, S., Editors, AUT University Third Annual IT Symposium Proceedings 2008. AUT University.

S. Tegginmath & P. Henry, User Satisfaction with Artena – A research proposal, presented at the NACCQ Annual Conference, July 1998, Auckland.

S. Tegginmath, “Strategic Information Systems Planning, Industry Type, and Success:  A Study of Top Management in New Zealand”, Proceedings of the 1993 Information Resources Management Association Conference, May 1993, Salt Lake City, USA.

S. Tegginmath & L.J. Janczewski, “User Information Satisfaction: A Psychometric Evaluation”, Proceedings of the 13th New Zealand Computer Society Conference, August 1993, Auckland.


Best Paper Award runner up at Second Annual CITRENZ Conference, 2011.

National Merit Scholar, 1979 - 1983, Government of India