Department of Computer Science

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Our programmes

We offer undergraduate, postgraduate masters and postgraduate research programmes in computing, bringing together the best of computer science.

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Industry-focused programmes

Across all our degress, programming is industry-standard and we have comprehensive support for our Professional Training year

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Research

We are involved in a broad range of research areas within the department and across the University.

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Active PhD community

We have a highly active postgraduate research community (around 50 PhD students) with industrial sponsorships.

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Our reputation

93 per cent of our UG students are employed or studying, six months after graduation.

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Research Excellence Framework

60 percent of our research was rated either ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent.’

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  • Workshop

Workshop on Trusted Computing and its Applications

  • Thursday 25 Jan. 2018

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FutureDB - Distance-bounding: past, present, future A Cryptacus & Popstar Workshop

  • Saturday 14 Apr. 2018

  • Sunday 15 Apr. 2018

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CrossFyre 2018: the 8th International Workshop on Cryptography, Robustness, and Provably Secure Schemes for Female Young Researchers

  • Thursday 13 Sep. 2018

  • Friday 14 Sep. 2018

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Surrey scientists working on AI to reduce commuter rage

Commuters dreaming of a stress-free trip to work could soon get their wish thanks to a new AI assistant being created by the University of Surrey.

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Undergraduates placed third among major global companies in Hackathon

Three Computer Science students won third place in the Google-sponsored Virtusa Hackathon – only beaten by Credit Suisse and Lloyds Bank!

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Rail user project aims to provide ‘concierge’ service

A new research project funded by the Department for Transport could make train journeys less stressful and more comfortable for passengers.

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Cyber threat security under the spotlight at Surrey and Singapore Universities

The University of Surrey and Singapore Management University (SMU) will lead one of six new joint research projects which will see UK and Singapore-based researchers working together to strengthen knowledge and capabilities in cyber security.

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World-leading cyber security expert moves to Surrey

Professor Chen, who joined the Department of Computer Science on 3 October, will lead research into hardware security and cryptography – a key specialism within the Surrey Centre for Cyber Security. She moves to the University from Hewlett Packard (HP) Labs where she was principal research scientist in the Security and Manageability Laboratory.

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Computational intelligence expert named 2016 IEEE Fellow

Professor Yaochu Jin has been given the honour of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) Fellow in recognition of his achievements in the field of evolutionary optimisation.

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