Dr. Timothy G. Kale (PhD Com. Eng., Assist. Prof. Com Eng) - Head of School at School of Science

Dr. Timothy Girry Kale graduated with a Masters Degree of Computer Engineering in 2012 at the University of Electro-Communications (UEC) in Tokyo, Japan. In 2015, he graduated with a PhD Degree at the same University and then employed as the Assistant Professor from 2015 to 2017 at the UEC Research Network Architecture Laboratory. His research specialize areas include Internet overlay network, wireless network, network security, network architectures and Internet protocols.

He joined the Solomon Islands National University (SINU) in 2019 and currently employed as the Assistant Professor of Computing Science in the Department of Computing Science, School of Sciences under Faculty of Science and Technology. Prior to taking up the position as the Head of School of Sciences, Dr. Kale served as the Acting Head of School from 2020 to 2021. He is also the current Head of Computing Science Department. Under his leadership he provided high-level educational leadership and developed new pure science programmes to ensure higher standards of educational programs meet the needs of the students at the local, regional and international levels and, to ensure the Solomon Islands National University strategic development plan and vision are successfully accomplished. Through his leadership, he also started the new School of Sciences under Faculty of Science and Technology and developed the Bachelor of Science Degree programme offered in 2022, which was also the first degree of pure science programme to be offered in the Solomon Islands. He is an experienced academic researcher with more than 15 years of Science research at the global International level and Asia pacific region.

Apart from his administrative duties, he also teaches Computing Science Degree courses and aim to provide the opportunity for students to further pursue and achieve higher academic dreams in Computing Science and Informational Technology Degree at SINU. One of his goals is to bring the school to the next level and produce the best science graduates from SINU who would be well equipped with the latest science theoretical and practical skills, and to provide a pathway to achieve higher experience in the multinational teamwork environment, research and project-based learning, and to have the capacity to stimulate the national economy by meeting the demands of the broader job or any market needs in the country and abroad.

Dr. Kale further focused on building connections with other Regional and International institutions to create relationship with the School of Sciences to benefit in areas of Science research and trainings for capacity building for the staff. He firmly believes in working collaboratively with other established institutions and to learn from them will enhance the Science programme offered in SINU, and provide the best accredited and ranked BSc science programmes in the Pacific region that would address the needs of local, regional and international students.