Category Archives: Frontpage

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Dr Richard Gibbens (1962 – 2018)

It is with great shock and sadness that we announce the death of Richard Gibbens on 12 August 2018, following a short illness. Richard was Reader in Network Modelling in the Department, and had been promoted to a Professorship from … Continue reading

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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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Seventh Annual Wheeler Lecture

We are pleased to announce that the Wheeler Lecture for 2018 will be given on Wednesday 30th May by Prof. Stephen Pulman. The title of the lecture is Language, learning and creativity. More information is available, and

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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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Bjarne Stroustrup to receive 2018 Charles Stark Draper Prize

The National Academy of Engineering has announced that Bjarne Stroustrup will receive the 2018 Charles Start Draper Prize for Engineering. The prize has been awarded ‘for conceptualizing and developing the C++ programming language’. The $500,000 annual award is given to … Continue reading

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Cambridge team wins The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest

Congratulations to Team Me[N]ta∭ca, winners of The 2017 Northwestern Europe Regional Contest. NWERC 2017 is an official regional contest in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest. It draws students from colleges and universities throughout Belgium, Luxembourg, Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, … Continue reading

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Cambridge joins new UK Hardware Security Institute

Researchers at the University of Cambridge are part of the new £5m multi-university Research Institute to improve hardware security and reduce vulnerability to cyber threats. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the National Cyber Security … Continue reading

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