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Here are the latest news stories from Computing:

Prof Yaochu Jin awarded Finland Distinguished Professorship

Professor Yaochu Jin has been awarded the Finland Distinguished Professor (FiDiProf) for 2015-2017. The FiDiPro Programme enables distinguished researchers world-wide to work and team up with the “best of best” Finnish academic research. Supported by the programme, Prof Jin will work with Prof Kaisa Miettinen from University of Jyvaskyla, a world-renowned expert in multi-criteria decision-making on developing new evolutionary algorithms for solving real-world multi-objective optimisation problems.

Dr Helen Treharne received best presentation award at FORMS/FORMAT 2014 conference

Dr Helen Treharne, Senior Lecturer of the Department, won the best presentation award at the 10th Symposium on Formal Methods for Automation and Safety in Railway and Automotive Systems (FORMS/FORMAT 2014), which was held from 30th September to 2nd October 2014. She presented the paper titled "Decomposing scheme plans to manage verification complexity" at the conference and received the award. The research forms part of an ongoing joint collaboration between the University of Surrey and Swansea University. The collaboration is with Steve Schneider, Markus Roggenbach, Faron Moller, Phillip James and Nga Nguyen. This research was partly funded by a RAEng/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship.

Surrey welcomes new information security specialist

Adrian Waller is set to take up the position of Visiting Professor within the Department of Computing. 

Read more about Professor Waller's career and expertise on the main Feature page.

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