Author Archives: jms213

The January 2013 edition of ‘The Ring’ is out!

The January edition of the journal of the Computer Laboratory’s graduate association, The Ring, is now out. The archive can be found at: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/ring/newsletters.html  

Posted in Frontpage | Comments Off

The Computer Laboratory gets ready to celebrate 75 years

2013 is a special year for the Computer Laboratory. Not only does it mark the Laboratory’s 75th anniversary but also the centenary of the Cambridge computer pioneer, Professor Sir Maurice Wilkes. Celebrations to mark these landmark¬† events will take place … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Professor Andrew Pitts is made a Fellow of the ACM

Andy Pitts has been made a Fellow of the ACM for his contributions to the theory of programming language semantics. The ACM Fellows Program was established in 1993 to recognize and honour outstanding ACM members for their achievements in computer … Continue reading

Posted in Awards and honours, Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Computer Laboratory recruitment fair full to bursting

Fifty one companies will converge on the Computer Laboratory on Thursday November 15th 2012 for the annual Supporters’ Club recruitment fair. The event attracts many of the most prestigious IT companies at home and abroad, and provides students with an … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

PLS Research Group has four papers accepted for POPL 2013

Of the 43 papers accepted (18.5% of those submitted) for the Symposium on Principles of Programming Languages (POPL 2013) to be held in Rome next January, four are authored by members of the Computer Laboratory’s Programming, Logic, and Semantics Research … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Charles Babbage robot head inspires research on affective computing

Professor Peter Robinson’s research exploring the role of emotions in human-machine interaction has inspired research on affective computing.  

Posted in Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

ACM Queue interview with Robert Watson on Cambridge research into the hardware-software interface

Robert Watson talks about spanning industry and academia, the importance of open source in software research, and challenges facing research that spans traditional boundaries in computer science. Watch the ACM Queue interview to find out about CHERI, an exciting computer … Continue reading

Posted in Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Computer Lab graduate highly commended in 2012 Undergraduate Awards

Congratulations to Manfredas Zabarauskas who has been selected as one of nine Highly Commended students in the field of Computer Science & Information Technology¬† in the 2012 Undergraduate Awards. The Undergraduate Awards are open to final and penultimate year undergraduate … Continue reading

Posted in Awards and honours, Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Professor Marcelo Fiore awarded most influential paper 10-year award

Marcelo Fiore, Professor in Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science, has been awarded the 10-Year Most Influential PPDP Paper Award. His paper, ‘Semantic Analysis of Normalisation by Evaluation for Typed Lambda Calculus‘ was published in the Proceedings of the ACM SIGPLAN … Continue reading

Posted in Awards and honours, Frontpage, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Dr Malcolm Sabin awarded IMA’s Gold Medal

The Computer Laboratory is pleased to announce that the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications (IMA) will award its 2012 Gold Medal to Dr Malcolm Sabin. The IMA Gold Medals are awarded in recognition of outstanding contributions to mathematics and … Continue reading

Posted in Awards and honours, Frontpage | Comments Off