Mike Smith

Principal Lecturer

Faculty:Faculty of Science and Engineering

Department:School of Computing and Information Science

Location: Chelmsford

Areas of Expertise: Computing and technology

Mike has 15 years' experience teaching computer networking at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.



Mike worked in industry for ten years after graduating, initially as a hardware engineer and then as a software engineer working on embedded microprocessor systems. He joined Anglia Ruskin in 1988 as a lecturer, teaching a wide range of computing subjects.

More recently, as a previous Cisco Networking Academy lead academic, Mike has been involved in delivering Cisco courses at both Associate and Professional level. He currently teaches networking at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Research interests

  • Mobile ad-hoc network architectures
  • ECG monitoring and expert system analysis


BSc (Hons) Computer Networks


  • BSc Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Manchester, 1978
  • MSc Digital Systems & Instrumentation, University of Westminster, 1992

Research grants, consultancy, knowledge exchange


  • External Academic Advisor, Postgraduate Networking Pathways, Open University
  • External Examiner, Networking Pathways, London Metropolitan University