Royal visit highlights EECS collaborations in China
13 July 2017
HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Hunan University (HNU) on 7 July, during a recent visit to the province.
Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have held digital music workshops in the Philippine capital Manila.
The Cognitive Science research group have signed a license agreement with a company called IESO Digital Health Ltd. IESO Digital Health provides evidence-based mental health therapy online.
Quantum physics offers insight into music expressivity
15 March 2017
Scientists at EECS are bringing us closer to understanding the musical experience through a novel approach to analysing a common musical effect known as vibrato.
A Royal Handshake with Professor Yang Hao
31 January 2017
Professor Yang Hao was invited by the IET as one of the recipients of IET AF Harvey Research Prize to attend the official reopening of IET London: Savoy Place in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal.
EECS’ Antennas Research Group forms part of “DISTRIBUTE” team winning European Union Horizon Prize for driving innovation in wireless networking.
Art and science collide in new EECS exhibition
20 September 2016
What do robots performing comedy, music boxes from China and a jelly pudding have in common? These are just three of the projects that were on display at the Intersections exhibit, which showcased work from the Media and Arts Technology CDT at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).
Dr Rebecca Stewart will be delivering The Daphne Oram Award Lecture for digital innovation at the British Science Festival in Swansea this September.
Scan your doodles to find the perfect matching photo online
A computer program can scan your sketches and search for a photograph that looks just like them which is a step towards a search engine based on drawings, according to computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.
QMUL awarded share of £1.7 million HEFCE grant to develop engineering and computer science conversion courses
EECS Programming Competition 2016: winners announced!
29 January 2016
The 2016 programming competition took place on Wednesday afternoon 27 January in the Informatics Teaching Laboratory. The competition was run by Dr Paulo Oliva, who has been the organiser of the event for the last 9 years, with the help of Claire Revell, Haris Krekelis and Nikos Tzevelekos.
EECS professor takes up international chair role at Sorbonne, Paris
7 September 2015
Professor Pat Healey has been selected for the visiting professor role - international chair for ‘empirical foundations of linguistics’ - which will see him deliver a series of lectures based on the theme of miscommunication.
QMUL Microwave Pioneer to Receive Sir Frank Whittle Medal
25 August 2015
Internationally renowned British microwave engineer Professor Peter Clarricoats CBE FREng FRS (Antennas Emeritus Professor and FOunder of the Antennas and Electromagnetics Research Group at QMUL) is to receive one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest accolades, the Sir Frank Whittle Medal, for his influential achievements spanning more than half a century.
Themed Issue of Phil Trans A published online
3 August 2015
Themed issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A published, collected and edited by QUEST researchers from the Antennas Group at QMUL and colalborating institutes.
Research showcase 2015
29 April 2015
Researchers from QMUL’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) presented some their research to colleagues and visitors at the Mile End Campus.
Professor Mark Sandler was awarded a Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society this month.
Professor presents BBC Four documentary
20 February 2015
Queen Mary Professor Norman Fenton will be presenting a BBC Four documentary on 02 March 2015, exploring the science behind three key climate change statistics. In a special film for BBC Four, three mathematicians will explore three key statistics linked to climate change.
Double Best Paper Awards for Antennas Academic
14 August 2014
Dr Maged Elkashlan from the Antennas Group receives the best paper award at IEEE ICC 2014 in Sydney, Australia and at CHINACOM 2014 in Maoming, China
EECS’ Phd Student, Nela Brown is supporting a new campaign to inspire women and young girls to consider a career in IT. Nela, who began her career as a sound artist has written a blog post offering advice to young women which will feature in the month long campaign being run by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
Professor Dino Distefano has today been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for his contribution to society.
Gold Medals for Theory Research
17 April 2014
The EECS Theory Group had a strong presence at ETAPS
During the secondment, which is planned for April to November 2014, Dr Alomainy will work on improving and creating new techniques to develop traceable and cost-effective measurement solutions for characterising the performance of wireless body-worn devices to aid development of on-body antenna systems. In addition, an essential aim of the secondment is to develop a set of resources used in teaching and student’s project placements of advanced experimental techniques used in assessing wearable radio devices performance in general communication electronics and hence feed into state-of-the-art teaching and learning in QMUL.
Prof Norman Fenton has been awarded one of the highly sought after European Research Council Advanced Grants, which attracted 2048 Professorial level applicants from all over Europe. His project (which is being funded to the value €1.5 million) is called "Effective Bayesian Modelling with Knowledge before Data (short title "BAYES-KNOWLEDGE") .
Facebook buys EECS’ Professor’s startup
22 July 2013
Facebook buys EECS' Professor's startup
EECS' PhD student Ben Bengler was awarded the first honourable mention for Best Contribution to Creative Communication 2013 at the 9th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2013, Sydney, Australia.
Nick Bryan-Kinns and two of his PhD students, Ben Bengler and Dave Meckin, have been invited to exhibit their work on interactive sound at the “Design Can Change!” exhibition in Shenzhen, China.
Nick Bryan-Kinns, Senior Lecturer in EECS, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Secondment to work with Togeva to develop lightweight methods and tools to evaluate mobile and social user interfaces.
Queen Mary Student Teaching Awards won by EECS Staff
21 March 2013
Congratulations to Richard Kelly who won the QMSU Support Staff Member of the Year Award and Andrew McPherson who won the Postgraduate Teaching Award
Prof. Yang Hao elected as fellow of the IEEE
27 November 2012
Prof. Yang Hao from the Antennas and Electromagnetics Research Group in EECS has been elected as fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) as part of the newly elevated members in 2013. This election is quite competitive and he was awarded in recognition of his contribution to Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications.
A group of researchers in the antennas group at QMUL, including Prof. Parini, Prof. Chen and Prof. Collins have published a book on "Antennas for Global Navigation Satellite Systems".