International Award for Prof Quintin Cutts

Professor Quintin Cutts has been named as a Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) for Outstanding Educational Contributions to Computing. As Professor of Computer Science Education, he has long championed the importance of computing in schools for pupils of all ages and worked to understand and address the challenges inherent in learning the discipline. 

Euro-Par'22 taking place at the University end of August

The 28th International European Conference on Parallel and Distributed Computing (Euro-Par, will take place in Glasgow from 22nd to 26th August 2022. It is the prime European conference covering all aspects of parallel and distributed processing, ranging from theory to practice. The international conference is being organized by the School of Computing Science at the University of Glasgow, with support from Heriot-Watt University, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Stirling. The organization committee around Professor Phil Trinder (which includes Jeremy Singer, Yehia Elkhatib, Wim Vanderbauwhede, José Cano, Anna Lito Michala, Lauritz Thamsen, and Syed Waqar Nabi from the School of Computing Science) is looking forward to 25 research paper presentations, 3 keynotes, 6 workshops, 1 tutorial as well as a set of social events here at the University and in the City.

Best paper at IEEE ICWS 2022

The paper "Phoebe: QoS-Aware Distributed Stream Processing Through Anticipating Dynamic Workloads" by Morgan Geldenhuys, Dominik Scheinert, and Odej Kao (TU Berlin) as well as Lauritz Thamsen (UofG – since March this year) was selected as the Best Paper at the 19th IEEE International Conference On Web Services (ICWS). A preprint of the paper is available on arXiv.

10 Year Most Influential Paper Award

The paper 'Session Types Revisited' published at PPDP'12 by Ornela Dardha and her co-authors Elena Giachino and Davide Sangiorgi, received the 10 Year Most Influential Paper Award at PPDP'22.

A follow up short paper will be published at PPDP'22 and Dr Dardha is one of the invited speakers at the conference, where she will present the impact of the original paper in the last decade in the session types and concurrency community.

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