Category Archives: Awards and honours

News about awards, honours, prizes and competitions won by people or organizations related to the Computer Laboratory

Lab PhD wins NSDI’15 Best Paper Award

Matthew P Grosvenor has received the Best Paper Award at NSDI’15. The paper, ‘Queues Don’t Matter When You Can JUMP Them!‘ is joint work with Malte Schwarzkopf, Ionel Gog, Robert Watson, Andrew Moore, Steven Hand, and Jon Crowcroft.

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Cambridge Ring member Dr Hermann Hauser awarded an honorary knighthood

Cambridge Ring member Dr Hermann Hauser CBE, FRS, FREng has been awarded an honorary knighthood in recognition of his services to engineering and industry. Dr Hauser co-founded Amadeus Capital Partners in 1997. In his long and successful history as an … Continue reading

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Professor Ross Anderson named as BCS Lovelace Medal Winner 2015

Ross Anderson FRS FREng, Professor of Security Engineering, has been named as the recipient of the 2015 BCS Lovelace Medal awarded by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT. The award is presented annually to individuals who, in the opinion of … Continue reading

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Cambridge team wins ‘Oxford Instruments Special Award’ at iCAN UK 2015

Congratulations to the Computer Laboratory’s Ran Guan and Bob Fang who, as part of team ‘GameBob’ won the Oxford Instruments Special Award at iCAN UK 2015. The entry received the most audience votes for its “CamTunes” device that embeds sensors … Continue reading

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Professor Anuj Dawar to receive Hind Rattan Award 2015

Anuj Dawar, Professor of Logic and Algorithms has been awarded a prestigious Hind Rattan Award for outstanding services, achievements and contributions in his field of research. The Hind Rattan is one of the highest Indian diasporic awards granted annually to … Continue reading

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Lab PhD wins Best Student Paper Award

Marwa Mahmoud has been awarded the Best Student Paper award at the 2014 ACM International Conference on Multimodal Interaction (ICMI 2014). The paper on ‘Autonomatic detection of naturalistic hand-over-face gesture descriptors’ is joint work with Tadas Baltrušaitis and Peter Robinson … Continue reading

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Lab PhD wins Ubicomp 2014 Best Paper Award

Chloe Brown has received the Best Paper Award at the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (Ubicomp 2014). The paper “The architecture of innovation: Tracking face-to-face interactions with ubicomp technologies” is joint work with Christos Efstratiou, … Continue reading

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Lab PhDs awarded Google European Doctoral Fellowship

Congratulations to Flora Ponjou Tasse and Ionel Gog who have been awarded a Google Europe Fellowship. Flora, a PhD student in the Graphics and Interaction Research Group under the supervision of Professor Neil Dodgson, has been awarded a Fellowship in … Continue reading

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Professor Andy Hopper named one of the UK’s 100 leading practising scientists

Andy Hopper, Professor of Computer Technology and Head of Department, has been named in the Science Council’s list of the country’s 100 leading practising scientists.

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Computer Laboratory lecturers awarded Pilkington Prizes

Lecturers Dr Alastair Beresford and Dr Andrew Rice have been awarded Pilkington Prizes 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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