Category Archives: research

School of Computing to support start-up with machine learning

With the support of Kent Innovation and Enterprise, Dr Fernando Otero and Dr Matteo Migliavacca from the School of Computing and London-based fintech start-up Youtility have been awarded funding to begin a 30 month Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), to enhance … Continue reading

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Research throws up vulnerability in alarms

RESEARCHERS have been able to exploit vulnerabilities in a number of car alarm systems enabling them to unlock doors and start the engine. Dr Budi Arief, from the School of Computing at the University of Kent is an expert on … Continue reading

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Future bank cards might “combine fingerprint scanning with fascial recognition”

Royal Bank of Scotland will launch on a pilot basis a biometric card that will allow customers to verify their purchases with their fingerprint. Head of Data Science Research Group at the University of Kent, Dr Palaniappan Ramaswamy, was interviewed … Continue reading

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Join Us – 2 new Lectureships

The School of Computing is seeking to appoint 2 new Lecturers (Assistant Professors) in Cyber Security to support the growth plan of the Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS). Applications are invited from candidates in any research area that … Continue reading

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KirCCS researchers win two major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019

Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) are pleased to announce that two of their  members, Dr Jason Nurse and Dr Orcun Cetin, have won  major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 (NDSS) which took … Continue reading

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New Phd Scholarships available in the School of Computing

The School of Computing is delighted to offer a range of PhD scholarships for entry in September 2019. You can apply for a degree in any topic that falls within our range of expertise in the areas of: Computational Intelligence … Continue reading

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Virtual queuing system aims to reduce impact of Operation Brock after Brexit

Developed by the University’s School of Computing and Kent Business School (KBS) this dynamic digital solution would manage cross channel traffic in ways similar to air traffic control at airports. For example, during Operation Brock drivers would join the ‘queue’ … Continue reading

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PhD students to attend Google summit in Munich

Three PhD students from the School of Computing have been accepted to attend Google’s 6th Compiler and Programming Language Summit. Hrutvik Kanabar, Joanna Sharrad and Nicolas Dilley will attend the summit in Munich, Germany from 3-5 December 2018. At the … Continue reading

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Funded PhD Project in Machine Learning for Portfolio Optimisation

The School of Computing is currently inviting applications for a three-year funded PhD studentship in Machine Learning for Portfolio Optimisation, The research, partially funded by Wealth Objects Ltd, will be supervised by Dr Michael Kampouridis. The student will be registered … Continue reading

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PhD student wins 2nd prize at London Hopper Colloquium

PhD student, Joanna Sharrad, recently won 2nd place in the Research Spotlight Competition at the British Computing Society’s London Hopper Colloquium, and was presented with a certificate and £100. The Research Spotlight competition focuses on women research masters students and … Continue reading

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