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Solomon Oyelere
Solomon Oyelere

Solomon Oyelere

Associate Professor
Luleå University of Technology
Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Computer Science
Department of Computer Science, Electrical and Space Engineering
+46 (0)910 585317
A168a Skellefteå

Short Biography

Solomon is an Associate Professor of pervasive and mobile computing at Luleå University of Technology, Sweden. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland; MSc degree in Research in Computer and Systems Engineering from Ilmenau University of Technology, Germany; and B. Tech (Hons) degree in Computer Science from Federal University of Technology Yola, Nigeria.

Programme coordinator: Erasmus Mundus Master Programme in Green Networking and Cloud Computing


His research interests include mobile and context-aware computing, smart learning environments, pervasive and interactive systems. His current focus is on developing smart technology and games to support education, health and wellbeing.


  • Active school transport (SICTA, SICTA 2.0)
  • WeSTEAM - Empowering women in STEM through Art Thinking
  • Simulation of hot cell environment in VR/AR
  • PRECISE - Addressing mental health with personalized VR and gamification
  • AI curriculum based on historic board games

Co-supervision PhD students:
Hanrique Sousa Rossi


  • Introduction to game development (S0005E)
  • Object oriented programming C++ (D0037D)
  • Software engineering (S0010E)
  • Qualitative research methods in computer science
  • Specialization project in game development (S0007E)
  • Interactive systems design (D7048E)
  • Special studies in pervasive and mobile computing (M7020E)



Article in journal

Effective Class-Imbalance Learning Based on SMOTE and Convolutional Neural Networks (2023)

Joloudari. J, Marefat. A, Nematollahi. M, Oyelere. S, Hussain. S
Applied Sciences, Vol. 13, nr. 6
Article in journal

Learning machine learning with young children: exploring informal settings in an African context (2023)

Sanusi. I, Sunday. K, Oyelere. S, Suhonen. J, Vartiainen. H, Tukiainen. M
Computer Science Education
Article in journal

A Reusable Multiplayer Game for Promoting Active School Transport: Development Study (2022)

Laine. T, Duong. N, Lindvall. H, Oyelere. S, Rutberg. S, Lindqvist. A
JMIR Serious Games, Vol. 10, nr. 1
Article in journal

A systematic review of teaching and learning machine learning in K-12 education (2022)

Sanusi. I, Oyelere. S, Vartiainen. H, Suhonen. J, Tukiainen. M
Education and Information Technologies
Conference paper

Artificial Intelligence in African Schools: Towards a Contextualized Approach (2022)

Oyelere. S, Sanusi. I, Agbo. F, Oyelere. A, Omidiora. J, Adewumi. A, et al.
Part of: Proceedings of the 2022 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON), Digital Transformation for Sustainable Engineering Education, s. 1577-1582, IEEE, 2022
Article in journal

Association rule mining for job seekers' profiles based on personality traits and Facebook usage (2022)

Olaleye. S, Ukpabi. D, Olawumi. O, Atsa'am. D, Agjei. R, Oyelere. S, et al.
International Journal of Business Information Systems, Vol. 40, nr. 3, s. 299-326
Article, review/survey

Blockchain in Education: A Systematic Review and Practical Case Studies (2022)

Ocheja. P, Agbo. F, Oyelere. S, Flanagan. B, Ogata. H
Part of: IEEE Access
Article in journal

Design and development of Machinga mobile trading application (2022)

A participatory and design science research
Rumanyika. J, Apiola. M, Mramba. N, Oyelere. S, Tedre. M
African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development (AJSTID), Vol. 14, nr. 5, s. 1196-1214
Article in journal

Design, development, and evaluation of a virtual reality game-based application to support computational thinking (2022)

Agbo. F, Oyelere. S, Suhonen. J, Tukiainen. M
Educational technology research and development
Article in journal

Elements of crisis e-learning: Perspectives of Polish teachers (2022)

Tomczyk. L, Demeshkant. N, Potyra. K, Czerwiec. K, Oyelere. S
Knowledge Management & E-Learning, Vol. 14, nr. 3, s. 245-268
Article in journal

Exploring teachers' preconceptions of teaching machine learning in high school: A preliminary insight from Africa (2022)

Sanusi. I, Oyelere. S, Omidiora. J
Computers and Education Open, Vol. 3
Article in journal

Initial Design and Testing of Multiplayer Cooperative Game to Support Physical Activity in Schools (2022)

Oyelere. S, Berghem. S, Brännström. R, Rutberg. S, Laine. T, Lindqvist. A
Education Sciences, Vol. 12, nr. 2
Article in journal

Investigating learners’ competencies for artificial intelligence education in an African K-12 setting (2022)

Sanusi. I, Olaleye. S, Oyelere. S, Dixon. R
Computers and Education Open, Vol. 3