‘Multiplying’ light could be key to ultra-powerful optical computers

New type of optical computing could solve highly complex problems that are out of reach for even the most powerful supercomputers.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Feb. 8, 2021 ~5 min

Women in STEM: Agnieszka Słowik

Agnieszka Słowik is a PhD candidate in the Department of Computer Science and Technology, where she is a member of the artificial intelligence research group. Here, she tells us about neural networks and how they communicate with each other, the importance of supportive supervisors, and how to be a supportive team member.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Jan. 16, 2020 ~4 min

Cambridge appoints first DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning

Following an international search, Professor Neil Lawrence has been appointed as the inaugural DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at Cambridge, supported by a benefaction from the world-leading British AI company.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Sept. 18, 2019 ~4 min

‘The Next Leap Forward’ – four quantum technologies hubs to lead UK’s research drive

Technologies that will allow fire crews to see through smoke and dust, computers to solve previously unsolvable computational problems, construction projects to image unmapped voids like old mine workings, and cameras that will let vehicles ‘see’ around corners are just some of the developments already taking place in the UK.

Cambridge University News • cambridge
July 12, 2019 ~5 min

Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failure

Researchers have used a combination of location and transport data to predict the likelihood that a given retail business will succeed or fail. 

Krittika D’Silva • cambridge
Oct. 9, 2018 ~5 min