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Read more at: Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

18 September 2019

Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge, supported by a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.

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Read more at: Andreas Grammenos wins a Distinguished Paper Award

Andreas Grammenos wins a Distinguished Paper Award

11 September 2019

PhD student Andreas Grammenos has won a Distinguished Paper Award for the paper “You Are Sensing, but Are You Biased? A User Unaided Sensor Calibration Approach for Mobile Sensing”.

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Read more at: Srinivasan Keshav appointed to the Robert Sansom Professorship

Srinivasan Keshav appointed to the Robert Sansom Professorship

1 August 2019

Srinivasan Keshav joins the Department as the new Robert Sansom Professor of Computer Science. He will work on computer science technologies that support renewable energy and combat climate change.

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Read more at: PhD student Krittika D'Silva wins multiple awards

PhD student Krittika D'Silva wins multiple awards

15 July 2019

Krittika D’Silva, a third-year PhD student, has been recognised with Rising Star Awards in both Networking & Communications and AI, as well as a Youth Award.

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Two alumni win SME Business Awards for their software consultancy

12 July 2019

Green Custard is a Cambridge-based software consultancy founded by two alumni in 2009. They have been named Overall Winner at the SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards.

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Professor Simone Teufel wins 2019 Pilkington Prize for outstanding teaching

11 July 2019

Professor Simone Teufel has been awarded a Pilkington Prize for delivering outstanding teaching, and recognised as a "highly gifted and committed teacher".

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Read more at: Neel Krishnaswami and Jeremy Yallop win two awards

Neel Krishnaswami and Jeremy Yallop win two awards

10 July 2019

Neel Krishnaswami and Jeremy Yallop received a Distinguished Paper Award and Distinguished Artifact Award for their research paper "A Typed, Algebraic Approach to Parsing" at the PLDI 2019 conference, which took place in Arizona. Their paper presents a new approach to parsing, the process of analysing the syntax of strings...

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Read more at: Building AI in Africa

Building AI in Africa

8 July 2019

Professor Alan Blackwell’s vision is to build AI that works for sub-Saharan Africa. Professor Alan Blackwell will spend a sabbatical year developing AI in sub-Saharan Africa. He’ll work with local academics and international organisations based in Africa, who are inventing AI that works for African contexts. Alan is...

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Read more at: Pietzuch and Bacon win Most Influential Paper Award for 2002 paper on Hermes architecture

Pietzuch and Bacon win Most Influential Paper Award for 2002 paper on Hermes architecture

28 June 2019

A past research paper on Hermes architecture by Peter Pietzuch and Jean Bacon has won the DEBS 2002 Most Influential Paper Award. The paper was titled "Hermes: A Distributed Event-Based Middleware Architecture" , and was written by Peter R. Pietzuch and Jean M. Bacon. This was the thesis work of Peter Pietzuch, with Jean...

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Read more at: Prof John Crowcroft made Honorary Professor at UCL

Prof John Crowcroft made Honorary Professor at UCL

17 June 2019

Professor Jon Crowcroft has been made an Honorary Professor at University College London. He will supervise a PhD student in the Department of Statistical Science at UCL. The work is on machine (deep) learning and efficient graph representation. Additionally, Prof Crowcroft is one of three founding editors of a new journal...

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