Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wireless network replacement – phase 2 complete

Phase 2 of the wireless network replacement is now complete, adding a number of mid-corridor access points. No further expansion is currently planned. Filling in any remaining dead spots should be technically straightforward, but will incur an additional cost.

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Lab Professors elected Fellows of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications

Professors  John Daugman and Neil Dodgson have been elected Fellows of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. The honour recognised their ‘personal contribution to the advancement of mathematics as a discipline and as a profession’.

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Phone outage Thursday 28th July

The Computing Service send their apologies for the telephone system outage this morning. A small and fairly routine reconfiguration was made to the West Cambridge routers during this morning’s CUDN vulnerable period, ironically with the ultimate goal of improving network … Continue reading

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Wireless network replacement – phase 1 complete

The initial phase of the replacement wireless network installation is now complete. All of the old access points have been decommissioned, and 24 Aruba access points have been installed. We now intend to assess the coverage before deciding whether to … Continue reading

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Password requirements change

Passwords created or changed from now onwards will need to be of higher complexity than was permitted previously.  Details of the requirements can be found at http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/local/sys/access/kerberos/.  Existing passwords will continue to work as normal – you only need to be aware … Continue reading

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Wireless network replacement

On Monday and Tuesday of next week (18th/19th July) the long awaited upgrade of the wireless network in the building will take place. There will be disruption to wireless access as old access points are replaced with new, but I … Continue reading

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Mohan Ganesalingam awarded Beth Prize

Congratulations to Mohan Ganesalingam who has been (jointly) awarded the Beth Prize (see http://www.folli.org/) for his PhD thesis “The Language of Mathematics”. The E.W. Beth Dissertation Prize is awarded annually to outstanding dissertations in the fields of Logic, Language, and … Continue reading

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