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Dr. William J. McIver Jr.

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NSERC Industrial Research Chair

Local Address: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
New Brunswick Community College
1234 Mountain Road
Moncton, New Brunswick E1C 8H9

Company Description: For more than 85 years, NBCC has helped thousands of New Brunswick students achieve their career goals. Today, we continue to advance our tradition of excellence in...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Morehouse College
  • Bachelor , Information Technology
  • masters , Information Studies
    University of Texas
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Springboard Atlantic, 21 May 2013 [cached]
Dr. McIver is NBCC's First Industrial Research Chair in Mobile First Technology
NSERC and NBCC have announced Dr. William (Bill) McIver will be NBCC's Industrial Research Chair in Mobile First Technology.
Dr. McIver will be responsible for conducting research and for working collaboratively with partners in the information and communications technology sector to develop advanced mobile first technology and to increase the productivity and competitiveness of companies in New Brunswick.
Dr. McIver's role will enable us to fulfil our commitments to our learners and to our communities. We have always had close linkages with industry, but this initiative provides us with new capacity to enhance those relationships. It also aligns positively with the province's new agenda for research and innovation. NBCC will continue to play a critical role in the socio-economic development and sustainability of New Brunswick."
Dr. McIver is a graduate of Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., Georgia Institute of Technology and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He has worked in academic, industrial and governmental research institutions, where he has developed patented and commercially-licensed technologies. Most recently, he was a Senior Research Officer in the Emerging Technologies Division at the National Research Council (NRC).
"Mobile platforms such as phones, tablets and other devices have come to play an increasingly critical role in all areas of life and society around the world," said Dr. McIver.
Invited speakers include NBCC President and CEO Marilyn Luscombe, NBCC chairperson Cheryl M.G. Robertson, NSERC representative Richard Isner, New Brunswick Premier David Alward and Industrial Research Chair Dr. William McIver.
Dr. William McIver, ..., 29 April 2013 [cached]
Dr. William McIver, Researcher, New Brunswick Community College
IEEENB Section - 2010 Events - Seminar, Adrian Chan, 31 Jan 2011 [cached]
Wednesday, 2010APR07, Seminar by Dr. Bill McIver
William McIver, Jr. is a computer scientist. He is a Senior Research Officer in the National Research Council of Canada's Institute for Information Technologies where he is a member of the People-Centred Technologies Group and where he heads the e-Citizen Studio. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Computer Science at the University of New Brunswick. Bill has research interests in community informatics, communication rights, and development design. He currently heads the Intelligent City project, which is developing location-based services for public transportation and other aspects of communities. Bill is a graduate of Morehouse College and the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a member of Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility and Engineers Without Borders - Canada, and was a participant in the World Summit on the Information Society.
Presentation -- 2005 Government & Health Technologies Forums, 1 Jan 2005 [cached]
William McIver Group Leader (Acting), e-Government/e-Citizen, NRC Institute for Information Technology
William McIver, Jr., Ph.D is a Research Officer for the National Research Council of Canada Institute for Information Technology (NRC-IIT). He is acting Group Leader for NRC-IIT's e-Government / e-Citizen Group and coordinator of its e-Citizen Studio. Bill is a computer scientist with research interests in the areas of social and community informatics. His current work is focused on understanding life-critical information needs and uses of citizens and engaging in participatory design and development of information and communication technologies (ICT) to meet those needs. He also studies human rights as they pertain to communication and ICT. Bill has served as a civil society delegate to World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) for Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility and was one of the focal points during the first phase of WSIS, with Sally Burch, for Civil Society's Content and Themes Working Group.
Bill was a member of the Information Technology and International Cooperation research network of the Social Science Research Council and he serves as a civil society delegate for Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility to the preparatory process for the United Nations-sponsored World Summit on the Information Society. He was co-editor with Ahmed K. Elmagarmid of the IEEE Computer Special Issue on eGovernment in February 2001 and the book: Advances in Digital Government: Technology, Human Factors, and Policy (Kluwer), May 2002. In addition, he has authored several book chapters on topics dealing with social and community informatics, as well as communication rights. Bill's professional memberships include the ACM Special Interest Group on Computers and Society (SIGCAS), The IEEE Society on Social Implications of Technology (SSIT), IEEE Computer Society, The Society for Philosophy and Technology, and Computer Professionals for Social Responsibility. He has a B.A. degree in computer science from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and a Ph.D degree in computer science, with a specialization in database systems, from the University of Colorado at Boulder in Colorado.
CeLEA - Canadian eLearning Enterprise Alliance - News, 23 May 2013 [cached]
Dr. William McIver, who will be the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Industrial Research Chair for Colleges in Mobile First Technology, will help expand the range of activities mobile users can perform with their handheld devices, including shopping, playing games, paying bills and searching maps. The chair is also supported by the following partners: Spielo, Technology Venture Corporation, Stellar Learning Strategies and Accreon.
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