Monthly Archives: November 2016

Students prepare for elite security competition

Students from the School of Computing have been preparing themselves for a national security competition. Because the University of Kent is an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, its students are eligible to compete alongside students from prestigious … Continue reading

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Hello. Can you hear me? – The mohawk of consciousness

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Dr Srivas Chennu explains The Mohawk of Consciousness: Neuroscience, Computing & Assessing Awareness. Awareness and the presence of intent, both in … Continue reading

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How I built and sold my startup to the largest mobile game company in the world

School of Computing graduate Sebastien Marion will be returning to Kent to share his story of the ups and downs of his start-up success. His talk ‘The startup journey, how I built and sold my startup to the largest mobile … Continue reading

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Award for academic and former Phd student

Dr Fernando Otero has won a best paper award at the Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference (GECCO) conference. His paper was cowritten by Dr Gisele Papa Lobbo, a former School of Computing PhD, and Dr Luiz Otavio Oliveira. The theoretical research entitled A Dispersion Operator … Continue reading

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Daniel de Oliveira

The School of Computing is sad to report the sudden death of PhD student Daniel de Oliveira on 2 November 2016. After a long career in the computer industry in Brazil, France and the USA, working for Apple and the … Continue reading

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