Dr Amelia Platt

Job: Principal Lecturer

Faculty: Technology

School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics

Research group(s): Software Technology Research Laboratory

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH, United Kingdom

T: +44 (0)116 257 7586

E: amp@dmu.ac.uk

W: www.dmu.ac.uk/strl/


Personal profile

My general teaching areas are computer fundamentals – specifically computer programming and Data Structures and Algorithms. My specialist teaching area is Multi-service Networks – networks which can carry any media (voice, video, data) in an integrated way. I also have experience of a number of mobile technologies.

I am Programme Leader for MSc Software Engineering, which is based in the STRL.

Research interests/expertise

Communication Networks (Current project is security for 4G networks)

Personal Learning Environments 

Service-Based Computing; Performance Monitoring, System Management and Mobility Issues

Active Networks

Network Congestion 

Routing and Cellular Networks

Areas of teaching

Programming Languages

Data Structures and Algorithms

Communication Networks


PhD in BSc Computer Science

Courses taught

C programming

Data Structures and Algorithms

Multi-service Networks

Advanced Networks

Membership of professional associations and societies

Member of Institute of Engineering and Technology

Consultancy work

Area of expertise:

Communication Networks

Previous consultancies undertaken:

Expert witness for private company – in networks 2010

Review of the software Testing Strategy used by SGS/OfGEM 2008

Consultant adviser to CISCO (US)

Research for DERA – Transport Layer protocols for tactical networks

6 week Fellowship at BT Research Labs looking at QoS features of CORBA

Current research students

First supervisor for:

Khalid Aldrawiesh
Ahmed Alghamdi
Khalid Allehaibi
Abdullah Almarshad
Fathia Lahwal

Second supervisor for:

Tagreed Al-Sulimani
Fayez Alazemi
Abdulmalik Alhammad
Hani Alquhayz
Musaab Aswad
Awatef Rahuma
Mafawez Alharbi

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