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New spin-out targets new frontiers of robotic technology

A new spin-out from the Department of Engineering Science and Isis Innovation will target new opportunities in robotics and autonomous systems. The firm, Oxbotica, has been founded by Professor Ingmar Posner and Professor Paul Newman - leaders of the Department's internationally acclaimed Oxford Mobile Robotics Group (MRG).

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University of Oxford teams up with Google DeepMind

A team from the Department of Engineering Science will be joining the artificial intelligence lab Google DeepMind, establishing new collaborations between the two institutions. As part of the collaboration (which also involves the Department of Computer Science) the University will receive a significant seven figure contribution from Google to be split between the two departments.

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IET Control and Automation PhD Award winner announced

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) judging committee has just announced the winner of the IET Control and Automation Doctoral Dissertation Prize for 2014, which has been awarded to the Department’s postdoctoral research assistant Dr Sandira Gayadeen (St. Hugh's College, 2010) for her thesis on 'Synchrotron Electron Beam Control'. Many congratulations to Sandira.

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The International Commission for Optics Prize 2014

Congratulations to Professor Martin Booth, Head of the Dynamics Optics and Photonics Group at the Department of Engineering Science, who has been awarded the 2014 International Commission for Optics (ICO) Prize “for his innovative and pioneering research on dynamic optical methods and new approaches to adaptive optics”.

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Winners of the international annual PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Challenge

Congratulations to Alistair Johnson, Joachim Behar, Fernando Andreotti, Julien Oster and Gari Clifford from the Department’s Intelligent Patient Monitoring Group at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), who have won the final phase of the PhysioNet/Computing in Cardiology Challenge 2014.

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International research to lead to better head protection

Antoine Jérusalem, Associate Professor with the Department, and Alain Goriely, Professor in the Mathematical Institute, both founders of the International Brain Mechanics and Trauma Lab (IBMTL) that focuses research on brain problems, are working in partnership with Professor Michel Destrade from NUI Galway and Dr Jerry Murphy, from Dublin City University, on measuring the engineering characteristics of brain matter.

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The 2014 Alumni Weekend - a first for the Department

Saturday, 20th September is a day to remember - for the first time, over 200 alumni and non-alumni enjoyed a series of scintillating events staged by the Department of Engineering Science.

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International partnership announced to develop superior imaging technology

Isis Innovation, the technology transfer arm at the University of Oxford, and Canada’s Centre for Imaging Technology Commercialization (CIMTEC) have announced a partnership to develop and test a new enhanced ultrasound imaging technology. The principle inventor of this new technology is Professor David Edwards, the Department’s Professor of Engineering Science.

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Fellowship of the Institute of Engineering and Technology for Dr Marko Bacic

Congratulations to Dr Marko Bacic who has been elected a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). Dr Bacic works for Rolls-Royce and is an Oxford University Research Lecturer.

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Professor Paul Newman elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

Many congratulations to Professor Paul Newman, the Department’s BP Professor of Information Engineering and Fellow of Keble College, who has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAE). The Academy's Fellows represent the nation’s best engineering researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, business and industry leaders.

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