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  • Marconi Professor of Communication Systems


I am the Marconi Professor of Communications Systems in the Computer Lab, at the University of Cambridge, and researcher-at-large at the Turing Inst. almost exactly 100 years after Marconi's "groundbreaking" first transatlantic wireless call, and i am a fellow of Wolfson College; two decades ago, i was a professor in the Department of Computer Science University College London. i also am an honorary prof in stats there now. i graduated in Physics from Trinity College, Cambridge University in 1979. i got an MSc in Computing in 1981, and PhD in 1993 both from UCL. (before that i even went to primary and 2ndary school once). i'm a fellow of the Royal Society, the ACM, the British Computer Society, the IET the Royal Academy of Engineering and the IEEE. I'm a member of UCU and have been (or its equivalent) since 1979. Technical advisory boards i am on include iKVA, Matrix, Dataswyft, CognitionX, Ensemble, Foundation for Information Policy Research. Transition Lab, IMDEA Networks


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jon dot crowcroft at cl dot cam dot ac dot uk