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Mr Nicos Kasenides

ASSOCIATE LECTURER/RESEARCH SCHOLAR IN COMPUTING


NKasenides@uclan.ac.uk

Qualifications

PhD Candidate (University of Central Lancashire, 2018 – Present)

BSc (Hons) Computing (UCLan Cyprus, 2018)

 

Specialization

Software Engineering

 

Employment Track

Associate Lecturer/Research Scholar, UCLan Cyprus (2019 – Present)

Research Associate, UCLan Cyprus (2018 – 2019)

 

Research Interests

Software engineering, Distributed Systems, Real-time Systems, Cloud Computing, Game-based learning environments

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

  • Module tutor for The Computing Challenge (CO1111) (2020 – Present)
  • Lab instructor for The Computing Challenge (CO1111) (2018 – 2019)
  • Lab instructor for Introduction to Programming (CO1407) (2019 – Present)

 

Selective Publications 

  • Kasenides, N. and Paspallis, N., 2020, September. Multiplayer game backends: A Comparison of commodity cloud-based approaches. In European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (pp. 41-55). Springer, Cham.
  • Kasenides, N. and Paspallis, N., 2019. A Systematic Mapping Study of MMOG Backend Architectures. Information, 10(9), p.264.

 

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • 8th European Conference on Service-Oriented and Cloud Computing (ESOCC 2020) – Multiplayer game backends: A Comparison of commodity cloud-based approaches

 

Scholarships/Awards

  • ONEK (Cyprus Youth Organization) Scholarship (2018) for undertaking the MPhil/PhD research topic “Methods and Tools for Developing MMOG back-ends using Commodity Cloud Platforms”
  • ONEK (Cyprus Youth Organization) Scholarship (2017) for undertaking the project “aMazeChallenge”