School of Informatics

3rd Place in the Young Software Engineer of the Year Competition 2018

Congratulations to recent graduate Nikita Samarin who finished third in the Young Software Engineer of the Year competition.

Nikita graduated from a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science in July 2018 and is currently continuing his studies at the University of California, Berkley. He won 3rd prize for his project  which investigates the growing field of biometric authentication.

About the awards

'The 2018 Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards, now in their 29th year, are given to the best undergraduate software projects, drawn from across all students studying computing science and software engineering in Scotland. Each university submits the best final year undergraduate software engineering project from amongst their students.'

'The Awards are organised by ScotlandIS, the trade body for the digital technologies industry and were presented at the ScotSoft2018 dinner last night, with over 550 guests from across the industry.'

(Source: FutureScot website)



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