Charles MutigweCharles Mutigwe



Office: Isenberg 326A

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D.Tech., Central University of Technology, 2013

MBA, Norwich University, 2005

M.S., Western New England University, 2003

B.S., University of Zimbabwe, 1993

Research/Teaching Interests:

Information Management

Data Analytics

Reconfigurable Computing
Design Automation
RFID Systems

Selected Recent Publications:

C. Mutigwe, F. Aghdasi, and J. Kinyua, "A Scalable, Privacy-preserving and Secure RFID Protocol," International Journal of Engineering and Technology, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 237-244, 2013.


C. Mutigwe, J. Kinyua, and F. Aghdasi, "A Model of Computer Architecture with Applications," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering, vol. 5, no. 4, pp. 683-689, 2013.


C. Mutigwe, J. Kinyua, and F. Aghdasi, "Instruction Set Usage Analysis for Application-Specific Systems Design," International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 99-103, 2013.


C. Mutigwe, "Toward a Theory of Computer Architecture with Applications to Microprogramming and Virtualization," in Proceedings of the 10th Michael L. Gargano Annual Research Day, Pace University, pp. A2.1-A2.7, May 2012.


C. Mutigwe, and F. Aghdasi, "Research Trends in RFID Technology," INTERIM: Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 6, issue 1, pp. 68-82, Dec. 2007. 


Selected Recent Presentations:

Data Analysis with R for IT Professionals, 9th IEEE/ACM Information Technology Professional Conference at TCF, Trenton, NJ, 14 March 2014.


A Scalable, Privacy-preserving and Secure RFID Protocol, 2nd International Conference on Security Science and Technology (ICSST 2013), Singapore, 1-2 Apr. 2013.


A Model of Computer Architecture with Applications, 4th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation (ICCMS 2013), Rome, Italy, 24-25 Feb. 2013.


Instruction Set Usage Analysis for Application-Specific Systems Design, 2nd International Conference on Emerging Trends in Computer & Information Technology (ICETCIT 2013), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-15 Jan. 2013.


Deterministic Read Rates for RFID Tagged Items in a Production Line, Presentation at 10th Annual CUT/SA Institute of Electrical Engineers Research Seminar, Bloemfontein, South Africa, 17 Oct. 2007. 


Professional & Academic Activities:

Member, IEEE

Member, IEEE Computer Society

Member, Association of Computing Machinery


Work Experience:

IT & Data Analyst, UMass Amherst, Isenberg School of Management, Amherst, MA, 2010-2014

Systems Developer, Berkshire Bank, Pittsfield, MA, 2007-2010

IT Director, UMass Amherst,Isenberg Graduate Programs Office, Amherst, MA, 2004-2007

Systems Engineer, Pitney Bowes, Holyoke, MA, 2001-2004

Systems Administrator, LeadingSide/Dataware Technologies, Hadley, MA, 2000-2001

Lab Manager, UMass Amherst, Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval, Amherst, MA, 1999

IT Manager, Globix Zim, Harare, Zimbabwe, 1996-1998

Network Engineer, DHL International, Guayaquiil, Ecuador, 1995-1996

Project Management Internship, Strommestiftelsen, Kristiansand, Norway, 1994