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Spending a Year Abroad in Hong Kong

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend an entire year of your degree, 6000 miles away in a foreign land? To experience a completely new way of life, to enjoy the sights and sounds of a stunningly unique environment, meeting new people and discovering new ways in which to learn? Last year, fourth year MEng student Jan Vosecky did exactly that when he participated in a student exchange programme between the department of computer science and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST). Read More

DCS spins out its Biometric Research


Here at the department of computer science we have an established reputation for research and one area where engineers have been particularly successful is in developing complex algorithms to significantly improve the accuracy and efficiency of biometric identification systems. So ground breaking were the ideas that in 2004, the group behind this patented technology took the ambitious step to ‘spin out’ their ideas in order to capitalize on its commercial potential. DCS News editor Lewis Herrington met up with one of the founding directors of Warwick Warp, Dr Li Wang at the company’s office in the Barclays Venture Centre to discover more about the ‘spin out’ process, and also to shed light on how the company has lured a number of PhD students away from lucrative graduate schemes in London to its more modest set up here the midlands. Read More

As one PhD student departs, two new undergraduates arrive
nick Formal methods PhD student crosses the pond… bulgeria Bulgarian students talk about their arrival at dcs
Nick Papanikolaou has joined the e-Security team across the pond in the new Digital Laboratory. In this article we look at how Nick’s time with DCS prepared him for his current role. Read More
At the end of their first term, we caught up with Milena Georgieva and Peter Ivanov to see how well they had settled into campus, 1200 miles away from their home town of Sofia. Read More
Learn all about the Legend of the DCS Robot...

The department of Computer Science Robot or ‘Rob’ as it is affectionately known is a two wheel differential drive robot built in 2005 by lab technicians to aid both undergraduate and postgraduate research programs. Rob is a stand alone, battery powered robot with ultrasonic sensors, a web cam and a basic PC to connect everything together. Read More

Department Bulletins
Chris Date, one of the fathers of Relational Databases, visits Warwick Chris Date will be visiting the department on Tue 24th November. He'll be giving a departmental seminar in CS1.04 at 4pm, on the topic "The Closed World Assumption"...
PhD student wins the "Orange Best Use of Technology in Business Award" DCS grauate student Max Legg, along with his industry sponsor Forensic Pathways, won the "Orange Best Use of Technology in Business Award" at the National Business Awards 2009 in London, 10th November 2009...
Warwick to host MIUA 2010 Medical Image Understanding and Analysis (MIUA) is the UK's medical image computing conference and will be hosted by the Department of Computer Science, Warwick University in July 2010...
News features

Speed Recruitment arrives at DCS...careerday

On the 4th of November, the department of computer science played host to a new type of career event seen as the ‘speed dating’ of recruitment. Given a starting number, students rotate around a series of ‘stands’ where representatives from each company talk for ten minutes about what they do, and why they're the most attractive proposition for graduates. Read More

From Warwick to Apple California
Less than ten years after graduating from the Department of Computer Science (DCS), Hugo Fiennes was head hunted by Apple Computer Inc California to manage the hardware team responsible for a little known device called an ‘iPhone’. One year later the ‘iPhone’ is named Time magazines invention of the year. Read More
1969 - 2009 DCS Alumni Come Home

On Saturday the 20th of June the department of computer science played host to an Alumni open afternoon, attracting graduates from over the last 40 years. The event was part of a new initiative by the Warwick Alumni office designed to inspire former students to re-engage with their former departments. Read More

Launching a Software Company? Expert Advice from a former dcs student

If you have ever attended a technology careers fair at the University of Warwick then the chances are you have met someone from the leading web solutions company bit10. A valued friend of the Department, bit10 often participates in department events and graciously provides its consultants to undertake guest lectures. In this article we talk to former DCS student and founding director Alexander Craig. Read More