School of Computing


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Mr Paul Fremantle

  • Qualifications: BA Mathematics and Philosophy (University of Oxford, 1990), MSc Computation (Distinction) (University of Oxford, 1995)
  • Role Title: Part-time Research Student
  • Address: Buckingham Building, Lion Terrace, Portsmouth (UK) PO1 3HE
  • Telephone: +44 (0)23 9284 6400
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  • Department: School of Computing
  • Faculty: Faculty of Technology


I am CTO and Co-Founder at WSO2. Previously, I was a Senior Technical Staff Member at IBM, where I led the Web Services Gateway team. I co-chaired the WSRM working group at OASIS, and contributed to the AMQP and MQTT working groups as well. I was the first VP of Apache Synapse and I'm a Member of the Apache Software Foundation. I have two patents and I've co-authored two books. I'm a regular technical speaker and I've given keynotes at major conferences.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Visiting Lecturer, Oxford University Software Engineering Programme


Current PhD research

  • Federated Identity and Access Management for the Internet of Things, First Supervisor, Dr Philip Scott; Second Supervisor, Dr Jacek Kopecky

Other research interests

  • Complex Event Processing and high volume distributed real-time analytics, Big Data Analytics
  • Web technologies, REST, Web APIs, distributed systems
  • Low power systems, wireless sensor networks, microcontrollers
  • Cloud Middleware, Cloud native systems, high scalability

Research profile

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