Mr Kim Smith

Position: Deputy Head of Department, Head of Computing

College: College of Engineering and Technology

Department: Computing and Mathematics

Subject area: Computing

Research Centre: Distributed and Intelligent Systems Centre for Research and Technology Transfer

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I am a Deputy Head, responsible for Computing

Teaching responsibilities

Postgraduate modules in:

  • Advanced Concepts in Secure Systems
  • Mobile and Wireless Networking

Professional interests

  • The area of Cyber Security 
  • The area of Wireless Networks

Research interests

Computer Network Management and Wireless Networks. I am currently registered for a PhD in the area of Opportunistic Ad-hoc wireless networks. 

Membership of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology
  • Member of the British Computer Society


Undergraduate qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Electrical & Electronic Engineering - Leeds University

Postgraduate qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Management - Open University

Research qualifications

  •  MPhil in Micro Control - Leeds University

Recent publications

  • Smith, A., Hill, R., (2011). 'MEASURING EFFICIENCY IN OPPORTUNISTIC AD HOC NETWORKS'. International Journal of Interconnected Networks, World Scientific Publishing.
  • Zargari, S., Smith, A., (2013). 'Policing as a Service in the Cloud (extended)'. Taylor and Francis Group, October 22, 2014

Recent conferences

  • Smith, A., Berry, S., (2012). 'Evaluation of a Framework for Measuring Efficency in Opportunistic Ad-hoc Networks'. 3rd Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies (EIDWT), 2012 Third International Conference on, Bucharest, Romania, 2012 
  • Smith, A., Hill, R., (2011). 'Towards an evaluation framework for efficient provisioning in opportunistic ad-hoc networks'. In proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC-2011), Technical University of Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain. IEEE Computer Society in press
  • Zargari, S., Smith, A., (2013). 'Policing as a Service in the Cloud'. 4th Emerging Intelligent Data and Web Technologies (EIDWT), 2013 Foruth International Conference on, Xi'an, China, 2013
  • Smith, A., Berry, S., Hill, R., (2014). 'Matching Services with Users in Opportunistic Network Environments'. The 8th International Conference on Complex, Inrelligent and Software Intensive Systems (ISIS), 2014, Birminghan, UK

Additional interests and activities

  • External Examiner for MSc in Embedded Microelectronics and Wireless Systems at Coventry University
  • External Examiner for MSc Computing and Engineering courses at M. S. Ramaiah School of Advanced Studies Bangalore, India
  • I've sat on validation panels at Southampton and East London Universities

In the media

  • Interview with local paper on Wireless Security
  • TV interview on Identity Theft 
  • Radio interview on staying safe on line
  • Radio interview on Indentity Theft
  • Radio interview in the Eclipse

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