Nigel has been lecturing in Higher Education since 2008, apart from a year out working for the Information Commissioner’s Office as Head of Technology Policy.
In addition to his teaching responsibilities, Nigel is also research active in the areas of Cyber security and data privacy in business, and the use of technology for competitive advantage. He has been a member of the executive committee for several successful international Conferences ( Internet Technologies and Applications series).
He is a member of the British Computing Society (BCS) and Chartered IT Professional (CITP), and has over 30 years experience in computing.
Nigel is Chair of Governors for a local Junior School and is a member of the steering committee for Cyber Wales and was co-founder for the North Wales Cyber Security Cluster.
University of Wales, United Kingdom, PhD The Practical Implementation of Optimal and Pseudo-Optimal Routing Algorithms
University of Wales, United Kingdom, BSc Information Technology
Senior Lecturer, Business, Liverpool John Moores University, 2022 - present
Reader Cyber Security and Data Privacy, Computing, Glyndwr University, 2018 - 2021
Senior Lecturer, Computing, Glyndwr University, 2008 - 2017
Ubrurhe O, Houlden N, Excell PS. 2020. A review of energy efficiency in wireless body area/sensor networks, with emphasis on MAC protocol Annals of Emerging Technologies in Computing, 4 :1-7 DOI
Ahmed W, Hasan SU, Shoaib S, Houlden N, Nestiurkina M. 2020. A Writing Aid for Dysgraphia Affected People Proceedings of the 2020 IEEE Conference of Russian Young Researchers in Electrical and Electronic Engineering, EIConRus 2020, :2456-2459 DOI
Fedosenko YS, Miroshina AS, Pudov AS, Plekhov AS, Chakirov R, Houlden N. 2017. Synthesis of serving policies for objects flow in the system with refillable storage component 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, :185-188 DOI
Fedosenko YS, Reznikov MB, Plekhov AS, Chakirov R, Houlden N. 2017. Scaling analysis of solving algorithms for canonical problem of dispatching in the context of dynamic programming 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, :181-184 DOI
Kozhaeva T, Zhestkov S, Bulakh D, Houlden N. 2017. Programmable gesture manipulator for hand injuries rehabilitation 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, :134-136 DOI
Picking R, Cunningham S, Houlden N, Grout V, Oram D, Mayers J. 2017. Foreword 2017 Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2017 - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference, :i-ii DOI
Ye KZ, Portnov EM, Lin KZ, Than BH, Tun H, Houlden N. 2015. Hierarchical dataflow control systems using a cloud computing network 2015 Internet Technologies and Applications, ITA 2015 - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference, :298-302 DOI
Oram D, Houlden N. 2014. Entertainment Vs evolution: Cyber love and relationships, should we draw the line? ACM International Conference Proceeding Series, 11-14-November-2014 DOI
Houlden N, Grout V. Taking Computer Science and Programming into Schools: The Glyndŵr/BCS Turing Project Procedia Social and Behavioral Sciences, 4th World Conference on Learning Teaching and Educational Leadership (WCLTA-2013) 141 :680-685 DOI Author Url Publisher Url
Anisimov D, Zhelbakov I, Houlden N. A Review of Energy Efficiency in Wireless Body Area/Sensor Networks, With Emphasis on MAC Protocol 7th IEEE Int. Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications ITA-17 DOI Publisher Url
Cunningham S, Houlden N, Davies J, Picking R, Grout V. Investigating Environmental Causes of TCP Retransmission and Flags in Wireless Networks. 11th International Network Conference (INC 2016) Author Url
Houlden N, Ehmann E, Grout V. Using complex adaptive systems and technology to analyse the strength of processes and cultural indicators: a method to improve sustained competitive advantage
Grout V, Houlden N. Some Notes and Results on Bandwidth-based Routing and Implicit Load Balancing Eighth International Network Conference (INC 2010)
Houlden N, Grout V, Picking R. The Evolution of Internet Routing Metrics and Cost Calculations SEIN 2008: Proceedings of the Fourth Collaborative Research Symposium on Security, E-Learning, Internet and Networking
Houlden N, Grout V, McGinn J, Davies J. Extended End-to-End Cost Metrics for Improved Dynamic Route Calculation Proceedings of the 6th International Network Conference (INC 2006) :89-96
Grout V, Houlden N. Principles of Optimal Interior Routing Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 05)
Grout V, Houlden N, Davies J, McGinn J, Cunningham S. A Unified Framework for Optimal Routing Proceedings of CSSI International Conference System Integration in Integrated Europe (ISIE)
Houlden N. 2007. Shortest path routing Optimising the Internet Key Topics in Modern Network Algorithms 9780946881550
Special Issue "Advanced Machine Learning and Data Mining: A New Frontier in Artificial Intelligence Research", Guest Editor, https://www.mdpi.com/journal/BDCC/special_issues/artificial_intelligence_research#published. 2021
2017 Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA), Author/Editor, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/conhome/8094204/proceeding. 2017
2015 Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA), Author/Editor, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7317357/metrics#metrics. 2015
Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Internet Technologies and Applications (ITA 11), Editor. 2011
Cyber Wales, Steering Committee, https://cyberwales.net/. 2015