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Department of Computer Science and Technology

 

As yet, the number of women in computer science is small, but it is growing. On this page, you can meet some of the inspiring women computer scientists in this Department

Read more at: Using our skills to help others

Using our skills to help others

7 April 2020

"We are privileged to have so much in Cambridge – and we should be using it to help others." So says our Entrepreneur in Residence, Dr Laura James.


Read more at: New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

New app collects the sounds of COVID-19

6 April 2020

Researchers here have led the development of a new app that will collect the sounds made by those suffering from the coronavirus.


Read more at: International Women's Day

International Women's Day

28 February 2020

To celebrate International Women's Day, we spoke to six inspiring women from the Department of Computer Science and Technology.


Read more at: Featured computer scientist: Krittika D'Silva

Featured computer scientist: Krittika D'Silva

20 January 2020

Prize-winning PhD student Krittika D'Silva discusses her academic research in AI, her work with the UN and NASA, and her dream of using machine learning to have a positive impact on the world.


Read more at: Alumna Rana El Kaliouby named in BBC's 100 influential women of 2019

Alumna Rana El Kaliouby named in BBC's 100 influential women of 2019

17 October 2019

Rana el Kaliouby is an AI pioneer and entrepreneur who works on artificial emotional intelligence. She has been recognised in the BBC's list of inspiring and influential women of 2019.


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.


Read more at: Professor Simone Teufel wins 2019 Pilkington Prize for outstanding teaching
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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".


Read more at: Driverless cars could speed up traffic by 35%

Driverless cars could speed up traffic by 35%

29 May 2019

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have shown.

Dr Amanda Prorok - along with undergraduates Nicholas Hyldmar and Michael He - from the Department of Computer Science and Technology, programmed a small fleet of...