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Robert Harle awarded Pilkington Prize

Dr Robert Harle has been awarded a Pilkington Prize for excellence in teaching. The Pilkington Teaching Award recognises excellence and innovation in teaching, making a significant impact on the student learning experience.

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Ramsey Faragher and Robert Harle receive presitigious Dr Samuel M Burka Award

The Institute of Navigation (ION) presented its Dr Samuel M Burka Award to Dr Ramsey M Faragher and Dr Robert K Harle for their paper “Towards an Efficient, Intelligent Opportunistic Smartphone Indoor Positioning System” published in the Spring 2015 issue … Continue reading

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SwiftKey, Cambridge Ring 2015 Hall of Fame winner, acquired by Microsoft

SwiftKey, the winner of the Cambridge Ring Hall of Fame Company of the Year Award 2015, has been acquired by Microsoft for $250m. As well as the popular smartphone app, SwiftKey is known for being behind the computer software on … Continue reading

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Professor Simon Moore receives “10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper” award

A research paper by Robert Mullins, Andrew West and Simon Moore was selected as the “10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper” in the 2016 Asia & South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC). The award for the paper, “The design and implementation … Continue reading

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Computer Lab start-up Unikernel Systems acquired by Docker Inc

Unikernel Systems, co-founded by Computer Laboratory staff and postdoctoral researchers, has been acquired by San Francisco based Docker Inc. Founded in 2015, Unikernel Systems provides a new approach to building, deploying and managing cloud services. The acquisition enables Docker Inc … Continue reading

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Thomas Sauerwald awarded prestigious European Research Council Starting Grant

Dr Thomas Sauerwald, University Lecturer in Computer Science, has been awarded a prestigious European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant. His funded project titled “Dynamics of Multiple, Interacting and Concurrent Markov Chains” will run from 2016-2021, and aims to explore new … Continue reading

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Andra Adams named a winner of UK ICT Pioneers 2015

PhD student, Andra Adams, has been named the winner of the UK ICT Pioneers 2015 in the category ‘Transforming Society’. UK ICT Pioneers is ‘a unique partnership between Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and key stakeholders that aims … Continue reading

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Mark Batty wins 2015 BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition

Mark Batty has been named the winner of the 2015 CPHC/BCS Distinguished Dissertation Competition. The Council of Professors and Heads of Computing (CPHC), in conjunction with BCS and BCS Academy of Computing, annually selects for publication the best British PhD/DPhil … Continue reading

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Cambridge triumphs at UKIEPC 2015

Cambridge teams triumphed at The UK/IE Programming Contest (UKIEPC) 2015. Not only did a team from the University come first, but Cambridge teams filled ten slots in the top twenty. Team EE Dragons (first) and Team Beuler (third) will now … Continue reading

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Lab researchers win best paper award at ACM ICN 2015

Lab researchers Liang Wang, Arjuna Sathiaseelan and Prof. Jon Crowcroft have won the best paper award at ACM ICN 2015. The paper “Pro-Diluvian: Understanding Scoped-Flooding for Content Discovery in Information-Centric Networking” is a joint work between the Networking for Development … Continue reading

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