Category Archives: Awards and honours

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

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

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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

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Computer Lab researchers awarded European Research Council Starting Grants.

Congratulations to Dr Stephen Clark, Dr Robert Mullins and Dr Frank Stajano who have been awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants. The projects that have been selected are ‘Distributional Compositional Semantics for Text Processing (DisCoTex)’ (Dr Clark), ‘Specialisable, Programmable, … Continue reading

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Computer Lab researchers awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships

Congratulations to Dr Steven Murdoch and Dr Magnus Myreen who have been awarded Royal Society University Research Fellowships. This scheme is for outstanding scientists in the UK who are in the early stages of their research career and have the … Continue reading

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Lab PhD receives best paper award at the Turing Centenary Conference

Claudio Angione has received the best paper award at the Turing Centenary Conference in Manchester. The paper, ‘Computing with Metabolic Machines’, is joint work with Giovanni Carapezza, Jole Costanza, Pietro Lio’ and Giuseppe Nicosia. Claudio Angione is a member of … Continue reading

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Lab PhD awarded Google Europe Fellowship

Congratulations to Jisun An who has been awarded a Google Europe Fellowship in Social Computing. Jisun An is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Professor Jon Crowcroft.

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Lab PhD wins EuroSys 2012 Roger Needham PhD award

The Lab is pleased to announce that the EuroSys 2012 Roger Needham PhD award has been given to Derek Murray for ‘A Distributed Execution Engine Supporting Data-Dependent Control Flow’.  

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Cambridge tops Guardian University Guide 2013 league table

Cambridge has topped the Guardian University Guide league table for computer science. Universities are ranked according to spending per student; their staff/student ratio; graduate career prospects; what grades applicants need; a value-added score that compares students’ entry qualifications with their … Continue reading

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Computer Lab students scoop Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships

The Computer Laboratory is proud to announce that Tadas Baltrusaitis, Narseo Vallina-Rodriguez and Al- Mustafa Zaidi have been awarded Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships 2012. Qualcomm invited applications for Qualcomm Innovation Fellowships from outstanding PhD students in the Computer Laboratory, Information Engineering … Continue reading

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Computer Lab research student awarded Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Congratulations to research student Vaiva Imbrasaite who has been awarded a Google Anita Borg Scholarship. Vaiva is a member of the Rainbow Graphics & Interaction Group, under the supervision of Professor Peter Robinson.

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