Dr W Sibanda

Dr W Sibanda


Dr W Sibanda



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Howard College 


Senior lecturer


Wilbert Sibanda is an associate member of the Pharmaceutical Society of South Africa. He has held the following qualifications, BSc (Human Physiology) (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), BSc (Med) Hons (Pharmacology) (University of Capetown), MSc (Med) (Pharmacy) (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg), PhD (Statistical Modeling) (North-West University, South Africa).

Dr. Sibanda is currently a Senior Lecturer and Biostatistician in the School of Nursing and Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Howard Campus, Durban. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed international journals and conferences. His research interests include machine learning, data mining, and network modeling and analysis. These techniques can be applied to bioinformatics research, data sampling, sample selection, data modeling and diagnostics, determination of optimal settings and robustness evaluation.

He has chaired a special session at the International Computers and Industrial Engineering (CIE 42) Conference in Capetown, South Africa in 2012. He also chaired the Machine Learning and Databases Session at the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedicine, at Tongji University, Shanghai, China. He is a reviewer of the International Journal of Computational Biology, Informatics and Control (IJCBIC). He is also a technical committee member of the 4th International Conference on Bioinformatics and Biomedical Science (ICBBS) to be held on the 25th to the 25th of June 2015, in Bangkok, Thailand.