Dr. Benilda Comendador Ph. D
Head, Learning Management System, Open University, Polytechnic University of the Philippines
Dr. Benilda Eleonor V. Comendador has underwent a lot of sharpenings that paved the way to be in the place where she is now. At present, she is one of the key persons in the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Open University System (PUP-OUS) as the Academic Program Head of the Institute of the Distance Education and at the same time the Program Chair of the Master in Information Technology of the Graduate School in addition to her duty as Associate Professor V. Prior to this, she was appointed as the PUPOUS Academic Program Head, Institute of Distance Education (IODE). for five years. She served as the former Chairperson of the Department of Information Technology for 6 years and had been in the teaching profession with the College of Computer and Information Sciences for more than twenty-five (25) years.Dr. Comendador earned her Doctor in Information Technology (DIT) at the Technological Institute of the Philippines, Quezon City. She was a grantee of the Japanese Grant Aid for Human Resource Development Scholarship (JDS) from April 2008 to September 2010. She obtained Master of Science in Global Information and Telecommunication Studies major in Project Research at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 2010. She was commended for her exemplary performance in completing the said degree from JDS. She finished her Master of Science in Information Technology at Ateneo Information Technology Institute, Philippines in 2002. Her research interests include data mining, ubiquitous computing, eLearning and related technologies and data security. She presented several research papers in various international conferences and published them in the international journals. Assoc. Prof. Comendador is an International Technical Committee member of the International Conference on Intelligent and Automation Systems as well as the International Conference on Computer Research and Development in Vietnam. She is a senior member of Royal Institute of Information Technology in Singapore and member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Science and Engineering Institutes (IEEE).