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Department of Computer Science and Technology

Lab Professor develops emotional computer

22 December 2010

Peter Robinson , Professor of Computer Technology, and his Rainbow Group have used a robot head to show how emotions can be used to improve interaction between humans and computers.
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Sir Maurice Wilkes, DFBCS FREng FRS

29 November 2010

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Sir Maurice Wilkes on November 29th 2010.

Sir Maurice, 97, one of the pioneers of British Computing, was Head of Department from 1946 until 1980.

His contributions have been immense and long lasting, and he will be sorely missed.


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Recruiting excellence: the Computer Lab's recruitment fair is a sell-out

10 November 2010

Fifty-one companies will converge on the Computer Laboratory, on Thursday November 18th, for its annual recruitment fair.

Well-known names including ARM, Citrix, Disney, Google and Microsoft Research will be amongst those demonstrating the vast scope of career options open to computer scientists....

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Computer Laboratory PhD scoops Distinguished Dissertation Award.

9 November 2010

Magnus Myreen has been named the winner of the BCS Distinguished Dissertation competition 2010, for 'Formal verification of machine-code programs' .

Runners-up were Computer Laboratory PhDs Tom Cashman (for 'NURBS-compatible subdivision surfaces'), and Alexey Gotsman (for 'Logics and analyses for concurrent...

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PhD student wins best student paper award at MASCOTS 10.

20 September 2010

PhD student, Sherif Akoush , has won the best student paper award at the 18th Annual Meeting of the IEEE International Symposium on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Computer and Telecommunications Systems. The paper, Predicting the Performance of Virtual Machine Migration , is joint work with Professor Andy...

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Computer Laboratory student wins prestigious undergraduate award.

6 September 2010

The Science Student of the Year winners were recently announced at The Science, Engineering & Technology (SET) Student of the Year Awards in London.

Congratulations to Peter Calvert who won The BCS Award for the Best Information Technology Student for ' Parallelisation of Java for Graphics...

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PhD student wins Best Paper Award at IWITMA 2010

25 August 2010

PhD student, Fernando Ramos , has won the Best Paper Award at the 2nd International Workshop on IPTV Technologies and Multidisciplinary Applications (IWITMA 2010). The paper, 'Channel Smurfing: Minimising Channel Switching Delay in IPTV Distribution Networks', is joint work with Professor Jon Crowcroft and Dr...

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PhD students win Best Student Paper award at USENIX Security '10.

23 August 2010

Robert Watson and Jonathan Anderson, PhD students at the Computer Laboratory, and Ben Laurie and Kris Kennaway of Google UK Ltd, have won the Best Student Paper award at USENIX Security ’10 for ‘ Capsicum: Practical Capabilities for UNIX ’. The research was sponsored by Google.

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Professor Andy Hopper honoured at Queen's University, Belfast

9 August 2010

Professor Andy Hopper has received an honorary doctorate - DSc (Eng) - from Queen's University, Belfast, for services to information technology and business and commerce.

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Dr Simon Moore recognised for outstanding teaching

13 July 2010

Dr Simon Moore , Reader in Computer Architecture, has been awarded one of the University's prestigious Pilkington Prizes for excellence in teaching .
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