Monthly Archives: May 2017

Diana Popescu named Google Women Techmakers Scholar

Diana Popescu has been named a Google Women Techmakers Scholar 2017. Through the Women Techmakers Scholars Program – formerly the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship Program – Google is furthering Dr. Anita Borg’s vision of creating gender equality in the … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper appointed Treasurer of the Royal Society

Professor Andy Hopper CBE FREng FRS has been appointed Treasurer of the Royal Society. The appointment, which is for five years, starts on November 30 2017. Andy has been a recipient of numerous prestigious awards for his influential work, with … Continue reading

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Cambridge Computer Lab Ring Company of the Year, Improbable, raises $500m

Cambridge Computer Lab Ring Company of the Year, Improbable, has raised $502m from Japan’s SoftBank corporation. Founded in 2012 by Computer Lab graduates Herman Narula and Rob Whitehead, Improbable’s software simulates systems on a massive scale with a level of … Continue reading

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Professor Sir Tony Hoare newly elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences

Professor Sir Tony Hoare, an Honorary member of the Computer Laboratory, has been elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) elects new members and foreign associates in recognition of their distinguished … Continue reading

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Professor Lawrence Paulson elected a new fellow of the Royal Society

Lawrence Paulson, Professor of Computational Logic, has been elected a new fellow of the Royal Society. The Royal Society is a self-governing Fellowship made up of the most eminent scientists, engineers and technologists from the UK and the Commonwealth. Fellows … Continue reading

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