Category Archives: Awards and honours

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

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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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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Lab PhD student wins Best Student Paper Award at EuroSys 2013

Malte Schwarzkopf has received the Best Student Paper Award at EuroSys 2013. The paper “Omega: flexible, scalable schedulers for large compute clusters” is joint work with Andy Konwinski, Michael Abd-El-Malek and John Wilkes. Malte Schwarzkopf is a member of the … Continue reading

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RealVNC wins the triple

RealVNC, the company founded by  Computer Laboratory’s Professor Andy Hopper and Andy Harter together with Lily Bacon and other colleagues from the University has been singled out with its third Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in as many years, a remarkable accomplishment … Continue reading

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Lab PhD wins Mark Weiser Best Paper Award

Kiran Rachuri has received the Mark Weiser Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications 2013 (PerCom 2013). The paper “METIS: Exploring mobile phone sensing offloading for efficiently supporting social sensing applications” is joint work … Continue reading

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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

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