01 MarDr Yiannis Giannakopoulos is a Senior Lecturer in Algorithms and Complexity at the School of Computing Science and Dr Dezong Zhao (JWSE) develops innovative methodologies and toolkits for automation and autonomous systems. They both have been appointed as new Turing Fellows by The Alan Turing Institute.
27 FebProfessor Robert Hadfield, of the James Watt School of Engineering, and Professor Yonuk Chong, of the SKKU Advanced Institute of Nanotechnology, will lead JOSEON, which is also the historic name for the Kingdom of Korea.The five-year ‘Joint research centre in Superconducting Electro-Optic technology for Near-infrared single photon counting’ project, or JOSEON, aims to develop cutting-edge quantum devices.
26 FebComputing scientists and psychologists from the University of Glasgow have worked with socially anxious people to prototype a series of handheld ‘comfort objects’ in a research study. The study tested whether the objects, which pulse and vibrate in patterns that recall calming sensations like purring cats or the pitter-patter of raindrops, could offer emotional support during an anxiety-inducing presentation.