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Professor Jon Crowcroft awarded honorary doctorate by the Aalto University schools of technology

Professor Jon Crowcroft has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Aalto University schools of technology. The award ceremony will take place on June 15th 2018 in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland. Jon Crowcroft is the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems at … Continue reading

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Michael Schaarschmidt awarded 2018 Google PhD Fellowship

Michael Schaarschmidt has been awarded a 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Michael is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Dr Eiko Yoneki.

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Cambridge Computer Laboratory hosts Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

More than 130 students representing 18 of the UK’s top cybersecurity universities battled it out at the Inter-ACE 2018 cyber security challenge, hosted at the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The competition, supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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Bjarne Stroustrup named recipient of the 2018 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award

Bjarne Stroustrup has been selected to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2018 Computer Pioneer Award. The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. … Continue reading

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Bjarne Stroustrup to receive 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize

The National Academy of Engineering has announced that Bjarne Stroustrup will receive the 2018 Charles Start Draper Prize for Engineering. The prize has been awarded ‘for conceptualizing and developing the C++ programming language’. The $500,000 annual award is given to … Continue reading

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Cambridge team wins The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

Congratulations to Team Me[N]ta∭ca, winners of The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2017 is an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, … Continue reading

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Cambridge joins new UK Hardware Security Institute

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are part of the new £5m multi-university Research Institute to improve hardware security and reduce vulnerability to cyber threats. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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Department’s researchers awarded a double at SPLASH 2017

Department researchers Victor Gomes, Martin Kleppmann, Dominic Mulligan, and Alastair Beresford have been awarded both a distinguished paper award and a distinguished artefact award for their paper “Verifying strong evential consistency in distributed systems” at the ACM SIGPLAN conference on … Continue reading

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Cambridge teams triumph at the 2017 UK & Ireland Programming Contest

Cambridge teams occupied six of the top ten places (including 1st place) at this year’s UK & Ireland Programming Contest (UKIEPC). The UKIEPC is the UK & Ireland Subregional Contest for NWERC (the Northwestern Europe European Regional Contest), of the … Continue reading

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Stephen Dolan wins 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award

Stephen Dolan has been named the winner of the 2017 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation ‘Algebraic subtyping’. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for … Continue reading

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