Category Archives: data science

Visit from Vietnamese bank BCS/BIDV

The School of Computing was honoured to receive the CEO, Head of Research and six other visitors from BCS/BIDV bank (Vietnam) on Friday 14 September 2018, and also the CEO of WealthObjects Ltd to discuss potential collaborations in the areas … Continue reading

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Seeing red – new research aims to reduce impacts

The aim of most research is to achieve impact, but a new research project in the School of Computing aims for the opposite – to reduce impacts. Palaniappan Ramaswamy, Ian McLoughlin and Howard Bowman have been given an award of £195k from … Continue reading

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New Lecturer joins Data Science Group

Dr Delaram Jarchi has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in computing, in the School of Computing. She is a member of the Data Science group and is based at the Medway campus. Delaram joins Kent from the … Continue reading

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Promotion for Dr Anna Jordanous

Congratulations to Dr Anna Jordanous who has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with effect from 1 August 2018. Anna has been a lecturer in the School of Computing since 2014 and teaches on the undergraduate programmes at Medway and Master’s … Continue reading

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Kent academic gives keynote speech at City Event

Lecturer Anna Jordanous was invited to give a keynote speech to computer scientists at investment bank Credit Suisse.  The Credit Suisse IT Expo was themed around ‘AI & Robotics’ which ties in with Anna’s area of expertise, which is computational creativity. … Continue reading

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Sonic attacks in China and Cuba: how sound can be a weapon

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group has written an article for The Conversation on the possible cause of ‘sonic attacks’ in Cuba and China. The article has also been published in The Independent and on … Continue reading

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New lecturer joins School of Computing

Dr Tomas Petricek has joined the University of Kent as a lecturer in the School of Computing. Tomas is a member of the Programming Languages and Systems Research group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Tomas studied for his … Continue reading

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Best Paper Award for Professor Frank Wang

Congratulations to Professor Frank Wang whose paper “Memory deduplication: an effective approach to improve the memory system” has just received the Best Paper Award of all papers published in the Journal of Information Science and Engineering in 2017. The Journal of Information Science … Continue reading

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Expert comment: Artificial intelligence a vital tool in fight against cancer

Professor Ian McLoughlin from the School of Computing Data Science Research Group says Theresa May is right to identify AI as having a key role in the battle against cancer. ‘AI has the potential to improve almost every aspect of … Continue reading

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Research opportunities at the School of Computing

Talented researchers are being urged to apply for PhD and research associate positions in the School of Computing at Kent. The School is a welcoming and supportive environment that has been recognised with a Bronze Athena SWAN award. We are a … Continue reading

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