Throughout summer 2016 a number of staff and students from HiPEDS took part in various College-wide outreach activities. Dr Alastair Donaldson, Senior Lecturer in Computing and Leader of the Multicore Programming research group, gave a new lecture ‘What Makes Software Go Wrong’ to the following audiences: IET Children’s Engineering Lecture: What Makes Software Go Wrong? Y11… Read more »
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As part of ongoing work with teachers to assist and develop Maths, Computing and Engineering in schools the Outreach Team have recently begun running a series of Teacher Focus Groups to collaborate and gain feedback on new programme ideas. Luke Bacon, Physical Sciences and Engineering Outreach Programmes Manager and Faculty Outreach Champion, Prof George Constantinides, speaking… Read more »
Imperial HiPEDS, Edinburgh PPAR, Oxford AIMS April 26th – 28th 2016 Eastpark Conference Centre, Bracknell At the end of April 27 PhD students from three CDTS based at Imperial, Edinburgh and Oxford participated in a two-day creativity sandpit. We were very fortunate to welcome to the event three industry engineers, Walt Aldred, Research Director… Read more »
A number of HiPEDS Students took part in the Imperial Festival on 7-8 May, sharing their research with the local community and members of the public. Bulat Khusainov is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering under the supervision of Dr Eric Kerrigan and Prof. George Constantinides. His research is concerned… Read more »
A pilot project is underway that will see the creation of teaching resources focused on the needs of schools and teachers. HiPEDS and The Faculty of Engineering are working with Colchester Royal Grammar School and linked primary schools to develop teaching resources for classroom practitioners and strengthen passion for engineering among young children. For more information… Read more »
Imperial Outreach hosted the NXP Freescale Cup UK Qualifier event in conjunction with HiPEDS. Having worked on the cars as part of their group project earlier this academic year, our CDT students were able to share their own experiences with the participants over lunch. The NXP Cup is a robotics competition based around an autonomous… Read more »
The Data Science Institute at Imperial College London in partnership with HPCC Systems® announces a new competition for integrating Google’s recently open-sourced TensorFlow™ library with HPCC’s open source big data platform HPCC Systems®. For more details on the competition (for which the prize includes PhD scholarship in the HiPEDS CDT), visit this website.