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Cambridge formally recognised as centre of excellence for cybsersecurity research

The University of Cambridge has been recognized as an “Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research” (ACE-CSR) by the UK Government. The status is further acknowledgement of Cambridge’s long-standing record of world-class research in the field of cybersecurity, in … Continue reading

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John Daugman inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame

John Daugman, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, has been inducted into the US National Inventors Hall of Fame. The National Inventors Hall of Fame annually accepts nominations for men and women whose work has changed society and improved … Continue reading

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Jean Bacon awarded honorary doctorate

Jean Bacon, Professor of Distributed Systems, has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate of the Open University. The honorary award will be conferred in Ely on June 1st 2013.

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Two new lectureships announced

The Computer Laboratory is pleased to announce that Dr Robert Watson and Dr Thomas Sauerwald have been appointed to Lectureships. Dr Watson, currently a Senior Research Associate at the Computer Laboratory, has been appointed from June 1st 2013. Dr Thomas … Continue reading

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Computer Lab spin-out Cronto acquired

Computer Lab spin-out Cronto, a provider of secure visual transaction authentication solutions for online banking, has been acquired by VASCO Data Security International, Inc. VASCO acquired all of the stock of Cronto in exchange for an initial cash consideration of … Continue reading

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Jon Crowcroft elected to Royal Society

Jon Crowcroft, the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been elected to the Royal Society for his seminal contributions to the development of the Internet, including techniques that have paved the way for rural broadband.

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Marwa Mahmoud wins best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference

Marwa Mahmoud has won the best paper award at IEEE Face and Gesture Conference in Shanghai. The paper on “Automatic behavior descriptors for psychological disorder analysis” is joint work with colleagues at the University of Southern California. Marwa is a … Continue reading

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Computer Laboratory celebrates the first 75 years

Around 300 graduates and friends of the Computer Laboratory converged on the William Gates Building to celebrate its first 75 years. A packed lecture theatre greeted Professor Sir Tony Hoare who got proceedings underway and delivered the annual Wheeler Lecture … Continue reading

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Tadas Baltrušaitis wins Cambridge Ring Publication of the Year award

Tadas Baltrušaitis, Peter Robinson and Louis-Philippe Morency have won the Publication of the Year award at the Cambridge Ring’s annual dinner for their paper on “3D Constrained local model for rigid and non-rigid facial tracking” presented at the Computer Vision … Continue reading

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Computer Lab students win Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

Marwa Mahmoud and Steven Marsh, students at the Computer Laboratory, were awarded two of the three Qualcomm UK Innovation Fellowships in competition with other departments in Cambridge and at Imperial College.  The Computer Laboratory winners were Marwa Mahmoud (supervised by … Continue reading

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