Dr Shikun Zhou is a senior lecturer and course leader in the School of Computing, University of Portsmouth, UK. He has more than 20 years higher education (HE) teaching and research experience in general computing and software Engineering. He is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). He has successfully supervised more than 10 PhD students in the past decade.

His teaching and research areas are Computer networks, cloud computing, IoT and network security, 3D photogrammetry and reconstruction, Real-time and concurrent systems, critical systems, formal methods, software engineering, IoT and smart Web services, and high-performance business computing.