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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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Computer Laboratory receives prestigious Athena SWAN award

The Computer Laboratory has received a prestigious bronze Athena SWAN award, the charter that recognises commitment to tackling gender inequality in higher education.

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Ross Anderson named winner of 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award

Ross Anderson, Professor of Security Engineering, has been named the winner of the 2015 SIGSAC Outstanding Innovation award. The award is given for outstanding and innovative technical contributions to the field of computer and communication security that have had lasting … Continue reading

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Professor John Daugman elected to Academy Fellowship

John Daugman OBE FREng, Professor of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering in recognition of his outstanding contribution to engineering.

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RA Sam Aaron teaches BBC DJ to compose music using Sonic Pi

Lab Research Associate Sam Aaron can often be found in school classrooms teaching children to create music by writing code using Sonic Pi. However, recently he welcomed a slightly older pupil, BBC Radio 1 and BBC 1Xtra DJ MistJam. The … Continue reading

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Oliver Chick wins APSys15 best paper award

PhD student Oliver Chick has received the Best Paper Award at APSys15. The paper, ‘Shadow Kernels: A General Mechanism For Kernel Specialization in Existing Operating Systems’, is joint work with Lucian Carata, James Snee, Nikilesh Balakrishnan and Ripduman Sohan.

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Lab PhD student wins ACM Student Research Competition at SIGCOMM 2015

First year PhD student Heidi Howard has won the ACM Student Research Competition at SIGCOMM 2015 for ‘Coracle: Evaluating consensus at the internet edge.’ The paper is joint work with Professor Jon Crowcroft.

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Mark Batty receives John C. Reynolds Doctoral Dissertation Award

Mark Batty has received the John C. Reynolds Doctoral Dissertation Award. His dissertation ‘The C11 and C++11 Concurrency Model‘ makes significant contributions to the understanding of memory models for C and C++. Mark was a member of the Programming, Logic, … Continue reading

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