Simon Downes known as Simon
BSc (Hons) Computer Networks
Masters of Philosophy Applied Computing
I have a BSc (Hons) degree in computer networks and a Masters of Philosophy in wireless networks utilising Artificial Intelligence. I have experience of Cisco Networking technologies and the CCNA program, I can lecture or tutor students from small groups to large class settings, holding the Instructor certificate for CCNA I have also taught fellow lecturers and professionals the CCNA qualification.
I am capable of delivering classes for Wireless Network technologies including Simulation and analysis. having knowledge of various software packages Cisco Packet Tracer, MatLab, Simulink, NetSim and Qualnet. Currently, I am developing knowledge in C++ programming and MatLab Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence coding. This will enhance the skills I require to complete my PhD ‘Explainable Artificial Intelligence in the early detection of Melanoma and Skin Cancer’.
LinkedIn – Simon Downes
University of South Wales
Graduate Teaching Associate
October 2019 – Present
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (Swansea)
Lecturer in Computer Networks
October 2018 – July 2019
October 2016 – July 2019
Graduate Teaching Associate:
Information Management, Assurance and Security
Computer Systems Concepts
1. S. Downes and C. Campbell, “Smart University Utilising the Concept of the Internet of Things (IoT),” 2018 UKSim-AMSS 20th International Conference on Computer Modelling and Simulation (UKSim), Cambridge, 2018, pp. 145-150.
British Computer Society
Machine and Deep Learning
Internet of Things (IoT)
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