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Dr Amanda Prorok receives Best Paper Award at DARS 2018

Dr Amanda Prorok has received the Best Paper Award, at DARS 2018: 14th International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, for ‘Redundant Robot Assignment on Graphs with Uncertain Edge Costs‘. Dr Prorok is a member of the Digital Technology Group.

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Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science to be appointed

The Department of Computer Science and Technology (formerly, the Computer Laboratory) will be appointing a new Robert Sansom Professorship of Computer Science in 2019/20. The Chair will build on the University’s strengths in computer science and will be based in … Continue reading

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Dr Robert Harle receives ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award

Dr Robert Harle has been awarded the ACM Ubicomp 10 Year Impact Award at Ubicomp 2018, for his paper from 2008 entitled ‘Pedestrian localisation for indoor environments’. The paper was joint work with Oliver Woodman.

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Dr Noa Zilberman named in list of 10 Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications

Dr Noa Zilberman, a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow and member of the Networks and Operating Systems Group, has been named in the fourth list of “N2Women: Rising Stars in Computer Networking and Communications”.

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DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning to be appointed

The Department of Computer Science and Technology is to appoint a DeepMind Chair of Machine Learning thanks to a benefaction from the world-leading AI company. The first DeepMind Chair is expected to take up their position in October 2019.

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The Department of Computer Science and Technology and Nokia Bell Labs establish the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence

Nokia Bell Labs is a founding partner of the new Centre for Mobile, Wearable Systems and Augmented Intelligence, to be based in the Department of Computer Science and Technology. The Centre will advance state-of-the-art mobile systems, security, new materials, and … Continue reading

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Professor Jon Crowcroft awarded honorary doctorate by the Aalto University schools of technology

Professor Jon Crowcroft has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the Aalto University schools of technology. The award ceremony will take place on June 15th 2018 in Otaniemi, Espoo, Finland. Jon Crowcroft is the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems at … Continue reading

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Michael Schaarschmidt awarded 2018 Google PhD Fellowship

Michael Schaarschmidt has been awarded a 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Michael is a member of the Systems Research Group under the supervision of Dr Eiko Yoneki.

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Cambridge Computer Laboratory hosts Inter-ACE cyber security challenge

More than 130 students representing 18 of the UK’s top cybersecurity universities battled it out at the Inter-ACE 2018 cyber security challenge, hosted at the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge. The competition, supported by GCHQ’s National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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Bjarne Stroustrup named recipient of the 2018 IEEE-CS Computer Pioneer Award

Bjarne Stroustrup has been selected to receive the IEEE Computer Society’s 2018 Computer Pioneer Award. The award is given for significant contributions to early concepts and developments in the electronic computer field, which have clearly advanced the state-of-the-art in computing. … Continue reading

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