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Department of Computer Science and Technology


To celebrate the success of companies founded by Department of Computer Science and Technology graduates and staff

The nominations process for the Hall Of Fame awards is described here.

2023 Awards

2022 Awards

2021 Awards

2020 Awards

2019 Awards

  • Company of the Year: PolyAI

  • Product of the Year: Pur3 Ltd for Pixl.js

  • Better Future Award: Gemma Gordon for her work on bridging virtual reality with climate change education

  • Publication of the Year: Noa Zilberman, Gabi Bracha and Golan Schzukin for "Stardust: Divide and conquer in the data center network"

2018 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Bromium

  • Product of the Year: PetaGene for PetaSuite

  • Better Future Award: Sandra Servia-Rodríguez, Kiran K. Rachuri, Cecilia Mascolo, Peter J. Rentfrow, Neal Lathia, Gillian M. Sandstrom for "Mobile sensing at the service of mental well-being: a large-scale longitudinal study"

  • Publication of the Year: Petko Georgiev, Nicholas Lane, Cecilia Mascolo, David Chu for 'Accelerating Mobile Audio Sensing Algorithms through On-Chip GPU Offloading'

2017 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Improbable

  • Product of the Year: TypeDB (pka. Grakn Labs and Vaticle) for TypeDB (pka. Grakn)

  • Publication of the Year: Jatinder Singh, Thomas F. J.-M. Pasquier, Jean Bacon, Julia Powles, Raluca Diaconu, and David Eyers for "Big Ideas paper: Policy-driven middleware for a legally-compliant Internet of Things"

2016 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Unikernel Systems

  • Product of the Year: Ellexus for Mistral

  • Publication of the Year: Anil Madhavapeddy, Thomas Leonard, Magnus Skjegstad, Thomas Gazagnaire, David Sheets, Dave Scott, Richard Mortier, Amir Chaudhry, Balraj Singh, Jon Ludlam, Jon Crowcroft and Ian Leslie for "Jitsu: Just-In-Time Summoning of Unikernels "

2015 Awards

  • Company of the Year: SwiftKey

  • Product of the Year: Bromium for vSentry and LAVA

  • Publication of the Year: Daniel Wagner, Andrew Rice and Alastair Beresford for "Device Analyzer: Understanding smartphone usage"

2014 Awards

  • Company of the Year: DeepMind Technologies

  • Product of the Year: Masabi for JustRide

  • Publication of the Year: Jaroslav Sevcík, Viktor Vafeiadis, Francesco Zappa Nardelli, Suresh Jagannathan, and Peter Sewell for "CompCertTSO: A Verified Compiler for Relaxed-Memory Concurrency’"

2013 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Raspberry Pi

  • Product of the Year: RealVNC for VNC Automotive

  • Publication of the Year: Tadas Baltrušaitis, Peter Robinson and Louis-Philippe Morency for "3D Constrained local model for rigid and non-rigid facial tracking"

2012 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Trampoline Systems

  • Product of the Year: Bango for the Bango solutions suite

  • Publication of the Year: Salvatore Scellato, Cecilia Mascolo, Jon Crowcroft and Mirco Musolesi for "Track globally, deliver locally: Improving content delivery networks by tracking geographic cascades"

2011 Awards

  • Company of the Year: RealVNC

  • Product of the Year: VectaStar Gigabit Point-to-Multipoint Microwave Backhaul from Cambridge Broadband

  • Publication of the Year: Robert Watson, Jonathan Anderson, Ben Laurie and Kris Kennaway for "Capsicum: Practical Capabilities for UNIX"

2010 Award

  • Company of the Year: Ubisense

  • Product of the Year: Custom Action Figure from That's My Face

  • Publication of the Year: Tom Cashman, Ursula Augsdörfer, Neil Dodgson and Malcolm Sabin for "NURBS with Extraordinary Points: High-degree, Non-uniform, Rational Subdivision Schemes"

2009 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Linguamatics

  • Product of the Year: OpenPMF from Object Security

  • Publication of the Year: Oliver Woodman and Robert Harle for "Pedestrian Localisation for Indoor Environments"

2008 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Xensource

  • Product of the Year: Samsung SyncMaster 940UX from DisplayLink

  • Publication of the Year: Tyler Moore and Richard Clayton, Computer Laboratory, University of Cambridge for "Examining the Impact of Website Take-down on Phising"

2007 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Jagex Ltd

  • Product of the Year: Zeus Technology for ZXTM VA

  • Publication of the Year: Ursula H. Augsdorfer, Neil A Dodgson and Malcolm A Sabin for "Tuning subdivision by minimising gaussian curvature variation near extraordinary vertices"

2006 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Codian

  • Product of the Year: Zetadocs PDF from Equisys Ltd

  • Publication of the Year: Steven J Murdoch and George Danezis for "Low-Cost Traffic Analysis of Tor"

2005 Awards

  • Company of the Year: Sophos

  • Product of the Year: Tideway Systems