Category Archives: Awards and honours

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

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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Ubisense wins the double

Ubisense, founded by the Computer Laboratory’s Professor Andy Hopper, has won two prestigious UK Queen’s Awards; for International Trade and for Innovation. The first award for International Trade recognises Ubisense’s outstanding growth in overseas earnings, with export markets now representing … Continue reading

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Cambridge Computer Science undergraduate named ‘Cyber Security Champion’

Congratulations to first-year computer science undergraduate Jonathan Millican, who has been named the UK’s ‘Cyber Security Champion‘ following a competition sponsored by GCHQ and other industry heavyweights. Jonathan saw off competition from more than 30 other finalists in the competition … Continue reading

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Computer Laboratory awarded two Google Research Awards for 2011

Congratulations to both Cecilia Mascolo and Andreas Bulling, who have received Google Research Awards for 2011. The Google awards program supports academic research aimed at improving information access. Dr Mascolo’s research is in the area of Social Networks, while Dr … Continue reading

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Glynn Winskel elected to Academia Europaea

Professor Glynn Winskel has been elected to the Academia Europaea, the European Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Dan Greenfield wins BCS Distinguished Dissertation Prize 2011

Congratulations to Dan Greenfield, who has won the BCS Distinguished Dissertation prize 2011. Dan completed his PhD under the supervision of Dr Simon Moore.

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Dr Andy Harter elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Computer Laboratory Visiting Fellow Dr Andy Harter has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering. The Academy’s Fellowship honours the UK’s most distinguished engineers.

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Computer Lab student on winning team in the 2011 Audio-Visual Emotion Challenge

Tadas Baltrušaitis, a research student in the Graphics & Interaction Group, was on the winning team for the 2011 International Audio-Visual Emotion Challenge. Tadas presented a paper on “Modeling Latent Discriminative Dynamic of Multi-Dimensional Affective Signals” at the fourth International … Continue reading

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Lab students win ACM Student Research Competition at SIGGRAPH 2011

Lech Świrski and Christian Richardt, PhD students in the Graphics & Interaction Group, won the ACM Student Research Competition at SIGGRAPH 2011 with their poster “Layered Photo Pop-Up’, based on Lech’s 2011 MPhil project. For details of the research see: … Continue reading

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