Category Archives: research

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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Promotion to Professor for Peter Rodgers

Congratulations to Peter Rodgers who has been promoted to Professor in the School of Computing with effect from 1 October 2018. Peter researches information visualization. This involves the automatic generation of diagrams that represent complex interactions. In particular, Euler Diagrams … Continue reading

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Promotion success for Radu Grigore

Congratulations to Dr Radu Grigore who has been promoted to Senior Lecturer with effect from 1 October 2018. Radu has been a lecturer in the School of Computing since 2016 and teaches on the undergraduate and Master’s programmes at the … Continue reading

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A computational prosthesis for the speech impaired – Think Kent Video

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Professor Ian McLoughlin describes how advances in speech technology are being adapted to assist patients … Continue reading

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Think Kent video on the future of quantum computing

As part of the University of Kent Think Kent series – a collection of YouTube videos celebrating research with international impact at the University – Dr Carlos A. Perez-Delgado explores the future of quantum computing. Google, Intel, IBM and NEC … 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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New Lecturer joins Kent’s Cyber Security team

Dr Jason R C Nurse has joined the University of Kent as a Lecturer in Cyber Security in the School of Computing. Jason is a member of the Cyber Security Research Group and is based at the Canterbury campus. Jason … Continue reading

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