Dr. Sitwat Usman Langrial - Assistant Professor & Assistant Dean For Academic & Research Affairs




Ph. D (Health Information Systems), University of Oulu, Finland

MSc ( Computing Science), University of Aberdeen, UK

MBA University of Wollongong, Australia

MS Applied Finance, University of Western Sydney, Australia

Teaching Interests: Information Systems Theory, Human Computer Interaction, Emerging Technologies, Research Methods, Strategic Information Systems.

Research Interests: Behaviour Change Interventions, Persuasive Information Systems, Information Systems and Psychology, Health Informatics, Information Systems for Mental Health and Well-being.


Recent Publications:  

1. Langrial, Web-Based Behavioural Therapies for Mental Disorders. Advances in Psychology, Mental health, and Behavioural Studies (Editor/Author, Sitwat Usman Langrial). Publisher: IGI Global 2017. ISBN: 1522532420, 9781522532422.

2. Langrial, S.U. and Al Araimi, F.A.F., 2017. Promoting Pediatric Healthcare through Persuasive Information Systems: A Qualitative Study. PACIS 2017.

3.Langrial,S.U. and Lappalainen, P., 2017. EHealth Interventions for People Suffering From Sleep Problems and Depressive Symptoms: Qualitative Findings and Future. Web-Based Behavioral Therapies for Mental Disorders, p.111.

4. Langrial,S.U., Oinas-Kukkonen, H., Lappalainen, P. and Lappalainen, R., Treating Sleep Disorders with an ACT-Based Behavior Change Support System. Web-Based Behavioral Therapies for Mental Disorders, p.53.

5. Langrial et al. 2017. Evaluating Mobile-Based Behaviour Change Support Systems for Health and Well-Being. In book: Behaviour Change Research and Theory. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-802690-8.000074


On-going Research Projects:

1. A handbook titled "Learning from failures: Persuasive Technology and Behaviour Change" with IGI Global, USA (in - progress).


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