School of Computing


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Dr Rich Boakes

  • Qualifications: BSc (Hons), PhD
  • Role Title: Senior Lecturer
  • Address: Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth (UK) PO1 3HE
  • Telephone: ++44 (0)23 9284 6420
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  • Department: School of Computing
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology


I’ve worked for IBM, Netscape, and as an independent contractor on various projects for many companies including larger projects for Orange, Vodafone and BT.

Teaching Responsibilities

I’m involved in teaching programming and Web units.


  • I am particularly interested in the use of disruptive technologies that bring about systemic change
  • I find that I’m often looking at similar problems involving the unification of heterogeneous data
  • Building, using and understanding the operation of federated global distributed systems

Research profile

Explore my research profile, publications and activities on the Portsmouth Research Portal

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