O. D. Ninan holds a Bachelor of Science honours degree in Applied Physics (Electronics) from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. She received her M.Sc. and PhD. degrees in Computer Science from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Her present employment is teaching and research as an academic staff with the Computer Science and Engineering Department, Faculty of Technology, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She has more than 20 years of teaching and research experience. Her area of specialisation is in the intelligent systems. She is a registered member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), Association for Phoneticians and Pohonologists in Nigeria (APPN), Association for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD).