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Mary Adedayo

Assistant Professor

Mary Adedayo
Contact Information

My Research


Applied Computer Science


  • Computers
  • Crime and Criminology
  • Law
  • Technology

Areas of Expertise:

  • Cybersecurity
  • Database Systems
  • Digital Document Examination
  • Digital Forensics

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Available To:

  • Appear on radio or TV
  • Appear as a public speaker
  • Provide comment to media
  • Write articles
  • Discuss research with industry, government, and others


Mary Adedayo is an Assistant professor in the Department of Applied Computer Science at The University of Winnipeg. Prior to working at The University of Winnipeg, she was a faculty at the University of Pretoria in South Africa until 2016. She later worked in the IoT industry until she joined The University of Winnipeg in 2019.She received her PhD in Computer Science from the University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2016 and has a MSc in Computer Science from Stellenbosch University. She was post-graduate at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences between 2007 and 2008. Adedayo's research is focused on digital forensics, databases - specifically the forensic investigation of database systems, database privacy, digital document examination, and cybersecurity. Her work has received recognition in the form of awards and fellowships from various organizations, including the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), the Heidelberg Laureate Forum and L'OREAL-UNESCO, ANSTI/DAAD, and Google.

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