Dharmendra Shadija

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Dharam Shadija MBA, FHEA, BSc

Head of Department of Computing


Dharam Shadija is the Head of Department of Computing at Sheffield Hallam University. He is an experienced academic and has held many senior leadership roles at Sheffield Hallam University. He is an experienced researcher in Microservices and Service Oriented Architecture. 


I teach modules on Bachelors and Masters course subjects ranging from Web Based information systems, Database systems, e-business, technology based subject such as Web Development using J2EE framework, .Net framework and Distributed Computing Applications

Teaching area

Web Application Development using .Net and J2EE technologies

Distributed Computing


Web Services


Department of Computing

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

Courses taught:
- BSc Computing
- MSc Computing


Modules taught:
- Microservices Architecture
- Advanced Web Applications
- System Design and Development Project
- Web Application Design and Implementation



A guide to designing Microservice Architecture 


Journal articles

Shadija, D., Rezai, M., & Hill, R. (2017). Towards an understanding of microservices. . http://doi.org/10.23919/IConAC.2017.8082018

Hill, R., Shadija, D., & Rezai, M. (2017). Enabling Community Health Care with Microservices. . http://doi.org/10.1109/ISPA/IUCC.2017.00220

Shadija, D., Rezai, M., & Hill, R. (2017). Microservices : granularity vs. performance. Companion Proceedings of the10th International Conference on Utility and Cloud Computing - UCC '17 Companion, 215-220. http://doi.org/10.1145/3147234.3148093

Conference papers

Hill, R., & Shadija, D. (2011). Internationalising the Computing Curricula: A Peircian Approach. In Conceptual Structures for Discovering Knowledge, (pp. 406-413). Springer Berlin Heidelberg: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-22688-5_37

Hill, R., Polovina, S., & Shadija, D. (2006). Transaction agent modelling: from experts to concepts to multi-agent systems. Lecture notes in computer science, 4068, 247-259. http://doi.org/10.1007/11787181_18

Book chapters

Shadija, D., & Hill, R. (2019). Internationalising the Postgraduate Curriculum: A Ten Year Case Study. In Transnational Higher Education in Computing Courses. (pp. 155-171). Springer International Publishing: http://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-28251-6_11

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