Implementation of a Research Plan Management System for Research Center of TIU University

Authors: Mohammad Salim1 & Mohammed Mumtaz Al-Dabbagh2 & Saifuldeen H Abdulrahman3 & Savriddin Khalilov 4
1IT Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
2Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq
3Department of Computer Science, College of Science, Knowledge University, Erbil, Iraq
4IT Department, Faculty of Applied Science, Tishk International University, Erbil, Iraq

Abstract: Mobile apps are always evolving to make our lives simpler. This research study focuses on developing a cross-platform mobile application for TIU’s research center’s Research Plan Management System (RPMS). TIU currently does not have a mobile application that allows academics to submit their annual research plans and proposals online rather than filling out paper or electronic forms. This study was done at TIU’s research center for an experimental object, and it used Flutter as a development platform, Firebase as a backend database, and Dart as a programming language to create a mobile app that serves as a research management system for the institution. It enables related departments to track the research publication process until it reaches the final stage, and staff may electronically submit their research plans and acquire the appropriate permissions, as well as allowing the Research Center and departments to view real staff progress. According to our study survey, more than 70% of TIU staff believe that using a mobile application to submit and follow-up with the research plan is better than the traditional paper-based system.

Keywords: Flutter, Mobile Application Development, Cross-Platform Applications, Research Center, IDE, Android Development, IOS Development, TIU University, Research Plan Management System, Research Plan

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Doi: 10.23918/eajse.v7i2p176

Published: February 16, 2022

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