Professor Paul Roe

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Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science

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Faculty of Science,
School of Computer Science


Grid computing, Programming languages, Software engineering, Web services., eScience


Distributed Computing, Computer Software

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD (University of Glasgow)
  • MEng(Hons) (University of York)


Paul has designed and teaches an introductory computer systems subject called "Introduction to Computer Systems" (IFB102). This subject introduces students to computers; it addresses the questions:

  • What is a computer and how does a computer work?
  • What is a network and how does it work?
  • What is the web and how does it work?

The subject uses Raspberry Pi computers ( and is one of the largest classes in the world using Raspberry Pis (more than 900 students in semester 1 2021!).


In the past Paul has developed and taught new subjects on: functional programming, high performance computing, distributed and mobile computing.


Selected publications

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