Congratulations to the outstanding students awarded School prizes for their work last year.
Head of School Professor Johanna Moore led an informal presentation ceremony over lunch in Mini Forum 2, Informatics Forum, 25 November 2016.
Representatives from Morgan Stanley, one of the prize-sponsoring companies, attended as did Deputy Head of School Professor Jane Hillston, Director of Teaching Dr Bjoern Franke, and personal tutors including Dr Murray Cole, Dr Michael Rovatsos and Professor Henry Thompson.
Professor Sethu Vijayakumar was also on hand with Research Associate Ivan Vladimir and postgraduate Marco Caravagna to introduce prizewinners and sponsors to Valkyrie, our NASA humanoid robot, in one of our Robotics labs.
The following prizes were awarded:
Morgan Stanley prizes
Top Performing Penultimate Student for Computer Science
Awarded to: Thomas Kerber
Awarded by: Doug Brear, Technology Team Lead and Ramya Subramanian, Analyst Developer, Morgan Stanley
Top Performing Penultimate Year Student for Software Engineering
Awarded to: Craig Walton
Awarded by: Doug Bear, Technology Team Lead and Ramya Subramanian, Analyst Developer, Morgan Stanley
British Computer Society Prize
Top Performance in Professional Issues
Awarded to: Ramsey El-naggar
Best Phase 1 Project in MInf Programme
Awarded to: Andrius Ziukas
Top Performance in Computer Science/Software Engineering Practical
Awarded to: Craig Walton and Thomas Kerber
First Prize, System Design Project
Awarded to: Team G, groups 13 and 14
Second Prize System Design Project
Awarded to: Groups 7 and 2
Judges' presentation prize
System Design Project
Funded by the School.
Awarded to Groups 1 and 9
[Photographs: Douglas Robertson]