Category Archives: Awards and honours

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

Eben Upton receives prestigious Silver Medal

Eben Upton, co-founder of the Rapsberry Pi Foundation, is one of four entrepreneurs to receive a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal. The Silver Medal recognises an outstanding and demonstrated personal contribution to British engineering.

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RealVNC wins most prestigious national prize for engineering innovation

RealVNC, co-founded by Professor Andy Hopper and Dr Andy Harter, has won the Royal Academy of Engineering MacRobert Award, the premier award for UK innovation in engineering. John Robinson FREng, chair of the MacRobert Award judging panel, said: “RealVNC was … Continue reading

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Jon Crowcroft receives 2014 IEEE Internet Award

Jon Crowcroft, Marconi Professor of Communications Systems, has been awarded the 2014 IEEE Internet Award. The award, sponsored by Nokia Corporation, recognizes exceptional contributions to the advancement of Internet technology for network architecture, mobility and/or end-use applications.

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Glynn Winskel awarded LICS Test of Time award

Glynn Winskel, Professor of Computer Science, has been awarded the LICS (Logic and Computer Science) Test of Time award for his paper with Andre Joyal and Mogens Nielsen on ”Bisimulation from Open Maps” which appeared in LICS 1993 – see … Continue reading

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PhD student awarded Google scholarship

PhD student Toby Moncaster has been awarded a Google Scholarship for Students with Disabilities. Toby will receive a EUR 7,000 scholarship for the 2013/2014 academic year and will be invited to visit a Google’s Zurich office for a networking retreat.

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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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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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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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