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 industry until she joined The University of Winnipeg in 2019.
Her current research interests are motivated by a desire to find solutions to security issues in computing and the ability to gather evidence from systems. Currently, her research is focused on digital forensics, databases - specifically the forensic investigation of database systems, database privacy, digital document examination, network forensics and cybersecurity. Her research 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.
She has authored and co-authored several academic publications and supervised graduate students. She is a member of the Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), the IFIP working group 11.9 on digital forensics, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, IEEE, and the ACM.