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Cathryn Peoples received the B.A. degree (with honours and diploma in industrial studies) in business studies with computing, M.Sc. degree in telecommunications and internet systems, and Ph.D. degree in networking from Ulster University, U.K., in 2004, 2005, and 2009, respectively.
She is currently employed as an Associate Lecturer with The Open University, supporting five modules in this role. On a part-time basis, Cathryn acts as a Research Associate with Ulster University, investigating the design of smart Service Level Agreements for the Internet of Things with BT. Since January 2020, Cathryn has been employed on a freelance basis with Kaplan Online Learning in association with the University of Essex Online, as a Tutor and Content Developer on the MSc Computer Science and MSc Cyber Security programmes, and currently tutors Secure Software Development with UoEO in addition to supervising several MSc dissertation projects.
Prior to these appointments, Cathryn was employed as a Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, with shared teaching on the Joint Programme at the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. Teaching in this post includes the Networks and Protocols module on the B.Sc.(Eng) Internet of Things Engineering degree, and the Communications and Networks module on the BEng(Hons) Computer Systems Engineering degree. Previously, Cathryn has been employed as a Teaching Fellow in the Faculty of Computing and Engineering at Ulster University, teaching on an M.Sc. degree in Professional Software Development. Prior to her appointment into this post, she worked as a Research Associate at Ulster University in the area of next generation networking.
Cathryn's research interests include cloud management, cross-layer protocol optimisation, delay-tolerant networking, smart cities, green IT, software development and secure software development. She joined the Computational Educational Committee associated with the ACM SIGHPC Education Chapter in January 2020. Cathryn is also a Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (SMIEEE) and the Association for Computing Machinery (SMACM). She became a Certified Associate in Project Management in August 2008, an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in February 2015, and achieved Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in March 2018. Cathryn achieved Full College membership of EPSRC in August 2018, and she became the co-Editor-in-Chief of the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Cloud Systems in January 2020.
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