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Dr. Yuanwei Liu named Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association (AAIA)
6 February 2024

This January, Dr. Yuanwei Liu, Senior Lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, was named as an AAIA Fellow

EECS researcher wins over £1million of funding for research project
23 November 2021

Congratulations to Massimo Poesio, Professor of Computational Linguistics, who has been awarded £1,016,382 through an EPSRC grant for a new project, entitled ‘Annotating Reference and Coreference in Dialogue Using Conversational Agents in Games’.

Dr Yuanwei Liu named one of the world’s most influential researchers
17 November 2021

Congratulations to Dr Yuanwei Liu, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor from EECS, who has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list from Clarivate.

Studying the Effects of Air Pollution on People’s Daily Lives
20 September 2021

By using an Internet of Behaviours model, a new study finds quantitative impacts of how air pollution affects people’s activities of daily living (ADL)

Mazharia Rahman recognised for her important work in research and innovation
28 June 2021

Congratulations to Mazharia Rahman, Finance Assistant in the School of EECS who has been named one of the 101 Jobs That Change the World by UK Research and Innovation. 

Queen Mary students learn how to design, prototype and programme robots at home
17 June 2021

Despite COVID-19 restrictions students on the robotics programme at QMUL taught by the School of Engineering and Materials Science, and by the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science were still able to successfully learn how to design, prototype and programme robots.

Queen Mary researchers awarded at world-leading ACM Computer-Human Interaction Conference
27 May 2021

A group of researchers from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of Queen Mary University of London have been awarded an Honourable Mention for their paper.

Researchers use AI to reveal hidden properties of materials
24 May 2021

Scientists from Queen Mary’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science have used an AI Artificial Intelligence (AI) approach to ‘fingerprint’ existing materials and use this information to discover new ones.

Introducing HealthFog, a Smart Healthcare System for the Automatic Diagnosis of Heart Diseases
6 May 2021

HealthFog: An Ensemble Deep Learning based Smart Healthcare System for Automatic Diagnosis of Heart Diseases in Integrated Internet of Things (IOT) and Fog Computing Environments

How can AI help European journalists write news in local languages?
26 September 2019

EECS researchers are using AI techniques to make it easier for journalists to write news, and for people to access it, in lesser-known European languages. 

Championing women in tech at Queen Mary University of London
8 March 2019

On International Women’s Day, Queen Mary is proud to announce a new event that is set to champion, encourage and inspire women to bring their skills to the technology sector.

Queen Mary, University of London celebrates 1st birthday with The Institute of Coding
25 January 2019

Queen Mary, University of London is celebrating its partnership with the Institute of Coding (IoC). In just 12 months, IoC partners have successfully signed-up over 5,000 people onto its leading tech courses at universities across the country. 

Queen Mary University of London ranked amongst global elite universities in Computer Science and Engineering and Technology.
30 November 2018

QMUL's School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) has risen in the 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject 2019.

Music’s changing fast: FAST is changing music
27 November 2018

Showcasing the culmination of five years of digital music research, the FAST IMPACt project (Fusing Audio and Semantic Technologies for Intelligent Music Production and Consumption), led by Queen Mary University of London, hosted an invite-only industry day at Abbey Road Studios.

Funding awarded to explore digital platform use in the creative industries in China and the UK
7 November 2018

The project aims to help grow and sustain craft businesses, directly benefitting people working in the sector

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science awarded funding to develop a software defect detection tool with Microsoft, Sky, Bloomberg and TESM
24 October 2018

Research into automating software engineering anticipated to have a major impact on the IT industry and beyond.

Clapping Music app reveals that changing rhythm isn’t so easy
21 October 2018

Scientists from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science have developed an app to understand why some rhythms are more difficult to perform than others.

Next generation of antenna research secured with £1.2m grant
5 October 2018

Queen Mary University of London has secured funding of £1.2m to research the next generation of antennas required for mobile communications.

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science wins Innovate UK grant for Nissan project
12 July 2018

Grant to be used to develop and improve the safety and lifetime of Nissan electric car batteries

Best Paper Award received at the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2018 Spring Conference
10 July 2018

Professor Nallanathan’s work on NOMA chosen out of 500 papers for the award.

Queen Mary awarded £3m to develop software defined materials
14 May 2018

Queen Mary University of London has been awarded approximately £3m to develop software defined materials, which will enable rapid development of future generation communication systems, intelligent technologies and infrastructures including the internet-of-things, security imaging systems and robotics.

Cybathlon Queen Mary student team to build robotic wheelchair for Cybathlon 2020
3 May 2018

A team of science and engineering students from Queen Mary University of London will design a robotic wheelchair with a plan to compete in Cybathlon 2020 - a global competition for people with disabilities.

Dr Christopher Walker of the ITS Research Infrastructure team with the new computers Queen Mary invests in cutting-edge artificial intelligence computers
9 March 2018

Two supercomputers have been installed at Queen Mary University of London to support research into deep learning and artificial intelligence (AI).

Picture of The Turing Institute QMUL to join The Alan Turing Institute
21 November 2017

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is set to join The Alan Turing Institute as a university partner.

Image of a robotic hand ARQ awarded £1m grant to establish robotics centre for tackling nuclear waste
16 November 2017

The funding has been given by The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to The Centre for Advanced Robotics @ Queen Mary (ARQ).


Royal visit highlights EECS collaborations in China
13 July 2017

HRH The Princess Royal, Chancellor of the University of London, attended a ceremony to sign an agreement between Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and Hunan University (HNU) on 7 July, during a recent visit to the province.

EECS researcher wins £2m grant to improve internet management
10 July 2017

An EECS researcher has secured a substantial grant of £2m to improve the hubs where independent internet networks can connect directly to one another.

EECS academics hold E-textiles and ‘Machine folk’ music workshops in Manila
23 May 2017

Academics from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have held digital music workshops in the Philippine capital Manila.  

Royal Society International Exchange Awards 2017
19 May 2017

Dr Mehrnoosh Sadrzadeh, of the Theoretical Computer Science Reserach group, has been awarded a Royal Society international Exchange to work with Reinhard Muskens in the Netherlands

New Centre for Advanced Robotics (ARQ) opens
16 May 2017

The Centre for Advanced Robotics (ARQ) was established to promote robotics research and teaching at the College level. The center is led by Professor Kaspar Althoefer (EECS + the School Engineering and Material Science).

To mark the occasion, the Centre for Advanced Robotics invites you to join the Open Robotics Day and ARQ inauguration on June 29th 2017.

EECS bug-hunting tool wins international software verification competition
9 May 2017

A bug hunting tool co-developed by an EECS researcher, Dr Michael Tautschnig, has won a prestigious award.

Cognitive Science Research Group Industrial Collaboration help ease Anxiety and Depression
1 May 2017

The Cognitive Science research group have signed a license agreement with a company called IESO Digital Health Ltd. IESO Digital Health provides evidence-based mental health therapy online.

C4DM research teaches machines to decipher birdsong
31 March 2017

Innovative research looking at the timing and sequence of bird calls could provide new insight into the social interaction that goes on between birds.

QMUL spin-out’s role recognised in award for innovative CCTV solution
22 March 2017

A revolutionary solution to reviewing CCTV footage, developed using software from a QMUL spin-out, has won a major security innovation award.

Quantum physics offers insight into music expressivity
15 March 2017

Scientists at EECS are bringing us closer to understanding the musical experience through a novel approach to analysing a common musical effect known as vibrato.

QMUL’s Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017
9 March 2017

Dr Marcus Pearce and Samantha Duffy won the Inspire Award in the Public Engagement Category at the QMUL's Engagement and Enterprise Awards 2017 for their Steve Reich’s Clapping Music project

A Royal Handshake with Professor Yang Hao
31 January 2017

Professor Yang Hao was invited by the IET as one of the recipients of IET AF Harvey Research Prize to attend the official reopening of IET London: Savoy Place in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal.


Music transformed by technology at QMUL’s Christmas Lecture
22 December 2016

Traditional instruments were transformed by computer science to create sounds previously impossible at the annual Children’s Christmas lecture at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

£2m funding award to QMUL will boost monitoring of chronic medical conditions
9 December 2016

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) is one of eight institutions to receive funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to investigate how wearable devices like sensors and smart-watches can be used to improve our understanding and management of long-term medical conditions.

How do we stop the airways running out of space for wireless technology?
24 November 2016

EECS’ Antennas Research Group forms part of “DISTRIBUTE” team winning European Union Horizon Prize for driving innovation in wireless networking.

EECS in the Media: Prof Geraint Wiggins featured in The Times and The Verge
21 October 2016

One of the world’s first live concerts by self-taught silicon composers has shed an uncomfortably bright light on the nature of human creativity at the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston, East London

Lrn2Cre8 Project held its successful sold out Concert at the Vortex Jazz Club
29 September 2016

The Lrn2Cre8 Project held its successful sold out Concert at the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston yesterday evening.

EECS@QMUL - 1st University in Europe to install Nvidia Deep Learning Supercomputer DGX-1
22 September 2016

QMUL is the first university in Europe to successfully install one of two Nvidia DGX-1 deep learning supercomputers.

Launched by Nvidia in 2016 as the world's first supercomputer specifically designed for deep learning and big data analysis (which have witnessed explosive development in the last five years) the DGX-1 delivers 170 teraflops [around 200 times more powerful than your desktop computer] of processing power in a single box.

Our new supercomputer(s) are part of a three year (2016-2019) joint industry-sponsored research project called DeepInsight ('the Deep Learning Research Project on Big Video Analysis').

Art and science collide in new EECS exhibition
20 September 2016

What do robots performing comedy, music boxes from China and a jelly pudding have in common? These are just three of the projects that were on display at the Intersections exhibit, which showcased work from the Media and Arts Technology CDT at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

What are you actually saying?  Conversation analysts will be zooming in at New Scientist Live 2016
19 September 2016

Do you realise what you are saying when you talk during a conversation?
EECS' Cognitive Scientist, Saul Albert, and a team of interaction scientists from the UK will be zooming in on conversations at New Scientist Live in London’s Excel Centre this week.

Queen Mary wins Leverhulme award for research into self-monitoring devices
19 September 2016

Queen Mary has been awarded a prestigious Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant of £385,510 that ultimately will lead to improved design and use of self-monitoring systems such as blood sugar monitors, home energy smart meters, and self-improvement mobile phone apps.

Dr Rebecca Stewart to deliver ‘The Daphne Oram Award Lecture for digital innovation’
8 August 2016

Dr Rebecca Stewart will be delivering The Daphne Oram Award Lecture for digital innovation at the British Science Festival in Swansea this September.

EECS in the Media:Dr. Gareth Tyson, Dr. Hamed Haddadi featured in MIT Tech Review
26 July 2016

Research by Dr. Gareth Tyson, Dr. Hamed Haddadi and collaborators has been widely covered in the media, including by MIT Tech Review, Washington Post, Daily Mail, Business Insider, Elle, Repubblica and New York Magazine. The articles are based on a paper recently published at IEEE/ACM ASONAM on user activity in Tinder (July).

MIT Tech Review reports 'How Tinder “Feedback Loop” Forces Men and Women into Extreme Strategies'. The first study of swiping strategies on Tinder shows just how different male and female mating behavior can be.

EECS Scientists move one step closer to creating an invisibility cloak
15 July 2016

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) have made an object disappear by using a material with nano-size particles that can enhance specific properties on the object’s surface.

Timm Böttger awarded 2016 Brendan Murphy Memorial Young Researcher Prize
12 July 2016

EECS PhD student Timm Böttger was awarded the Brendan Murphy Memorial Young Researcher Prize at the 2016 Multi-Service Networks meeting in Abingdon, Oxfordshire. Multi-Service Networks (MSN) is an annual meeting of network researchers. The Brendan Murphy Prize is given for the best presentation and is in memory of Brendan Murphy, an outstanding researcher and mountaineer known to many in the communications and distributed systems research community. Timm received the prize for his talk: A Glimpse at the Internet Ecosystem through the Lens of the large video streaming platform

Computer sketches set to make online shopping much easier
28 June 2016

A computer program that recognises sketches pioneered by scientists from the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) could help consumers shop more efficiently.

People can hear the difference in high resolution audio, study finds
28 June 2016

Listeners can hear a difference between standard audio and better than CD quality, known as high resolution audio, according to a new study from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Can computers do magic?
10 June 2016

Magicians could join composers and artists in finding new ideas for their performances by using computers to create new magic effects, according to computer scientists at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

EECS in the Media: Dr Anne Hsu featured in CNN
8 June 2016

The mindful way to distract you from your cravings - Dr Anne Hsu featured in CNN

The desire for a particular food item can be powerful and has the ability to fully consume someone's thoughts until satisfied. But just as easily as the mind gets you into these situations, it can get you out – reports CNN. "One of the main reasons people overeat is due to food cravings," says Dr Anne Hsu. "It doesn't work to just tell people not to eat something," she says. "All behaviours come from underlying desires and changing the root cause of that behaviour could have more affect."
Full article can be read here »

Bayesian networks for Cost, Benefit and Risk Analysis of Agricultural Development Projects
1 June 2016

Successful implementation of major projects requires careful management of uncertainty and risk. Yet, uncertainty is rarely effectively calculated when analysing project costs and benefits. In the case of major agricultural and other development projects in Africa this challenge is especially important.

EECS in the Media - Dr Tim Hospedales featured in New Scientist
18 May 2016

Scan your doodles to find the perfect matching photo online

A computer program can scan your sketches and search for a photograph that looks just like them which is a step towards a search engine based on drawings, according to computer scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Personal data revolution takes first step
14 April 2016

A new way of managing personal information set to maximise people’s chances of privacy is being developed by computer scientists, led by a researcher at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Professor Gong receives IEEE Best Associate Editor Award
8 January 2016

Congratulations to Professor Shaogang Gong, who was awarded 2015 IEEE Best Associate Editor Award

Antennas Professor Wins a prestigious IET international prize
25 November 2015

£300,000 research prize set to help transform satellite and mobile communications! Professor Yang Hao from Queen Mary University of London has today been announced as the winner of the £300,000 IET A F Harvey Engineering Research Prize. He was chosen from high-calibre candidates from across the world as a result of his outstanding contributions in the fields of microwave, antennas and electromagnetics.

EECS cleans up at QMUL Engagement and Enterprise Awards
18 November 2015

Members of The School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science won a raft of awards this month at Queen Mary's Engagement and Enterprise Awards

EECS study finds people’s conservative and liberal traits show up in their Twitter vocabulary
16 September 2015

A study of nearly a million tweets from over 10,000 Twitter users has found that liberals swear more, conservatives are more likely to talk about religion, and liberals use more individual words like "me" while conservatives opt more for the group-oriented "us".

QMUL Microwave Pioneer to Receive Sir Frank Whittle Medal
25 August 2015

Internationally renowned British microwave engineer Professor Peter Clarricoats CBE FREng FRS (Antennas Emeritus Professor and FOunder of the Antennas and Electromagnetics Research Group at QMUL) is to receive one of the Royal Academy of Engineering’s highest accolades, the Sir Frank Whittle Medal, for his influential achievements spanning more than half a century.

Do you know your robin from your wren?
18 August 2015

School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science researcher Dan Stowell has developed the technology behind a new app that can automatically identify birds through their song.

Team of QMUL researchers win award for software designed to help visually impaired audio producers
5 August 2015

The Design Patterns for Inclusive Collaboration (DePIC) team has won the Award for Best Solution by a Large Organisation at the Connect Ability Challenge event, a software development competition focusing on developing technology that can help improve the lives of people living with physical, social, emotional and cognitive disabilities. The event was organised by AT&T and New York University to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Themed Issue of Phil Trans A published online
3 August 2015

Themed issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A published, collected and edited by QUEST researchers from the Antennas Group at QMUL and colalborating institutes.

New computer program first to recognise sketches more accurately than a human
21 July 2015

EECS researchers have built the first computer program that can recognise hand-drawn sketches better than humans.

Most internet anonymity software leaks users’ details
1 July 2015

Services used by hundreds of thousands of people in the UK to protect their identity on the web are vulnerable to leaks, according to our researchers.

EECS student comes up trumps for one-handed musicians
16 June 2015

Media and Arts Technology (MAT) student Callum Goddard spent last summer working with The One-handed Musical Instrument Trust (OHMI) towards solving the difficulty of operating the trumpet tuning valves with only one hand.

Di Mainstone and collaborators play Clifton Suspension Bridge like a giant string instrument
26 May 2015

Our Artist-in-Residence Di Mainstone has released a new online film which reveals the voice of the Clifton Suspension Bridge for the first time. Using specially created ‘bridge bows’ developed at Bristol’s Pervasive Media Studio with engineers from Arup and students from the University of the West of England, Di’s team have harnessed the low frequency vibrations of the suspension rods, found a way to turn them into music and captured the event on film.

First evolutionary history of 50 years of music charts using big data analysis of sounds
11 May 2015

Our computer scientists have come together with evolutionary biologists to study the evolution of pop music. Their analysis of 17,000 songs from the US Billboard Hot 100 charts, 1960 to 2010, is the most substantial scientific study of the history of popular music to date.

Mortimer the drumming robot appears on the Gadget Show
6 May 2015

Mortimer the drumming robot, the brainchild of our PhD student Louis McCallum, made an appearance on UK national television this week - on the Gadget Show on Channel 5.

PhD student Siying Wang selected as best student paper at international conference in Brisbane
30 April 2015

Second year PhD student Siying Wang fought off competition from a number of other students more advanced in their studies to have her paper selected as the best student paper for ‘Audio and Acoustic Signal Processing’.

Research showcase 2015
29 April 2015

Researchers from QMUL’s School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) presented some their research to colleagues and visitors at the Mile End Campus.

Wearable technology suits you!
12 March 2015

QMUL School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science students made a splash at the Wearable Technology Show 2015 this week.

EECS Professor receives prestigious Wolfson Research Merit Award
12 March 2015

Professor Mark Sandler was awarded a Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society this month.

New QMUL app uses Twitter comments to give real-time film reviews
20 February 2015

A new app, called Reel Reviews, which uses sophisticated computer analysis of comments from users on Twitter to give up-to-the-minute film ratings has been launched just in time for the Oscars.

Professor presents BBC Four documentary
20 February 2015

Queen Mary Professor Norman Fenton will be presenting a BBC Four documentary on 02 March 2015, exploring the science behind three key climate change statistics. In a special film for BBC Four, three mathematicians will explore three key statistics linked to climate change.

Double Best Paper Awards for Antennas Academic
14 August 2014

Dr Maged Elkashlan from the Antennas Group receives the best paper award at IEEE ICC 2014 in Sydney, Australia and at CHINACOM 2014 in Maoming, China

Book on Body-Area and Wireless Sensors for Healthcare by Antennas Researchers ... Featured!
1 August 2014

A book, "Co-operative and Energy Efficient Body Area and Wireless Sensor Networks for Healthcare Applications, 1st Edition", has been published by Elsevier. The book is featured on the EDN Europe website and the article author stated ... "deal specifically with emerging opportunities and challenges in the healthcare sector, with novel applications enabled by low-power electronics and “Internet of Things” developments." It is based on research conducted in the Antennas Group and co-authored by current and past members of the group.

Hackathon winner: Sound design tool for visually impaired users
10 July 2014

This years' NIME conference, which took place at Goldsmiths University, featured a one day hackathon centered around assistive interfaces narrowing down disabling barriers to musical and creative expression. The challenge was the following: "Design a musical device that can be easily configured/modified to make music making accessible to all, including musicians with a disability". A hack by Fiore Martin (based on the CCmI diagram editor) won the prize related to this challenge!

Antennas member selected for UK URSI Panel
19 June 2014

Dr Akram Alomainy will join the UK URSI Panel in September 2014 - See more at:

Antennas PhD Student Wins Award at ‘Engineering Yes 2014’
19 June 2014

Miss Miss Nishtha Chopra, a PhD student in the Antennas and Electromagnetics Research Group at the School of Electronic and Computer Engineering was one of the participants of 'Engineering Yes 2014' at which she received an award.

BAE collaboration with QUEST
19 June 2014

Combination of spatial transformations and composite materials generates interest - See more at:

Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medals for UK’s brightest up-and-coming tech entrepreneurs
23 April 2014

Professor Dino Distefano has today been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for his contribution to society.

Gold Medals for Theory Research
17 April 2014

The EECS Theory Group had a strong presence at ETAPS

EECS’ PhD Student stand-up robot photo wins national competition
31 March 2014

Topby Harris, a PhD student form EECS won the overall prize in a national photo competition with an image of robot that can tailor its stand-up comedy routine in response to the audience’s reaction.

First International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics (ACVR 2013)
19 March 2014

First International Workshop on Assistive Computer Vision and Robotics (ACVR 2013)

Video Analytics for Audience Measurement in Retail and Digital Signage
19 March 2014

Prof Andrea Cavallaro is one of the organisers of the Video Analytics for Audience Measurement in Retail and Digital Signage (VAAM) workshop in conjunction with the 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition, Stockholm, Sweden, 24 August 2014.

Call for Multimodal Grand Challenges 2014
19 March 2014

Dr Hatice Gunes is the chair of the ICMI Multimodal Grand Challenges, 12-16 November 2014.

Digital music to feel impact of Big Data
27 February 2014

A new project that will use large music collections – so called Big Data – to support music research has been launched by Queen Mary University of London, City University London, University College London and the British Library.

New study reveals communications potential of graphene
25 February 2014

Providing secure wireless connections and improving the efficiency of communication devices could be another application for graphene, as demonstrated by scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the Cambridge Graphene Centre.

Fourfold rise in Actual Experience shares on first day of trading
24 February 2014

An EECS spinout company, which helps companies manage their digital supply chains, saw shares jump to more than four times their float price on its first day listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

Using robots to reach out to isolated people
19 February 2014

Researchers from Queen Mary University of London are taking part in a major new project looking at how cutting-edge robotics can enable people to participate in public spaces, as a place to meet and share ideas without being there in person.

Expert Blog: Who is watching the watchers?
12 February 2014

We are being watched. Our movements and activity tracked. Our data is being traded behind the scenes, changing hands many times without our knowledge.

IET Electronics Letters Founded by Prof. Clarricoats of EECS celebrates its 50th Anniversary
9 January 2014

The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), UK, is celebrating the 50th anniversary of one of its leading publications, Electronics Letters. Please check the following link for further information ( Prof. Peter Clarricoats of the Antennas Group at QMUL is the founding editor of the publication and has served as an editor for the journal for over 40 years. Please check the following link (, where Prof Clarricoats and Sir Eric Ash talk about how the journal started and also the role it had in changing the field of electronic engineering.

Double success for EECS’ spinout making the Internet better for everyone
20 December 2013

Technology company, Actual Experience, which works with consumers and business to improve the experience of their IT, has achieved a double success, completing a £4m financing round with one of Europe's largest investment managers and winning another prestigious industry award for innovation.

Antennas Group Academic wins Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Secondment to work with NPL
3 November 2013

During the secondment, which is planned for April to November 2014, Dr Alomainy will work on improving and creating new techniques to develop traceable and cost-effective measurement solutions for characterising the performance of wireless body-worn devices to aid development of on-body antenna systems. In addition, an essential aim of the secondment is to develop a set of resources used in teaching and student’s project placements of advanced experimental techniques used in assessing wearable radio devices performance in general communication electronics and hence feed into state-of-the-art teaching and learning in QMUL.

Book chapter on UWB Diversity in Healthcare
3 November 2013

Our book chapter on "Antenna Diversity Techniques for Enhanced Ultra-Wideband Body-Centric Wireless Networks in Healthcare" by Qammer H. Abbasi, Akram Alomainy and Yang Hao from Antennas at QMUL to appear in 'Ultra-Wideband and 60 GHz Communications for Biomedical Applications' to be published by Springer in early 2014

QMUL Institute of Bioengineering funds Antennas Researcher to work on Nano-communications
21 October 2013

The Antennas Group (Dr Akram Alomainy) to work with The Blizard Institute (Prof. Mike Philpott) on theoretical and practical aspects of nano-communication for future healthcare with funding from QMUL Institute of Bioengineering to support a PhD student for 3 years.

Antennas Group Dr Rostyslav Dubrovka and Dr Robert Donnan secure around £0.5m for THz Science
14 October 2013

Dr Rostyslav Dubrovka and Dr Robert Donnan were successful in securing around £0.5m from EPSRC to work on 'Active Quasi-Optics for High-Power THz'. The work is in collaboration and support of Physics at QMUL, NPL, Cobham and TeraView for 36 months.

EECS’ Professor awarded prestigious European Research Council grant worth €1.5 million
27 September 2013

Prof Norman Fenton has been awarded one of the highly sought after European Research Council Advanced Grants, which attracted 2048 Professorial level applicants from all over Europe. His project (which is being funded to the value €1.5 million) is called "Effective Bayesian Modelling with Knowledge before Data (short title "BAYES-KNOWLEDGE") .

Antennas Group Research on Polarisation Reconfigurable Antennas for Cognitive Radio on
16 September 2013

Dr Akram Alomainy of the Antennas Group is interviewed by Faculti Media on our latest research regarding reconfigurable antennas for Cognitive Radio applications.

QMUL in Motion - Antennas Group collaboration with The William Harvey Institue at QMUL
5 September 2013

The Antennas group (Dr Akram Alomainy) co-organised an exciting event on Motion research, education and industrial applications at QMUL. Attendance was great and the day was very interactive and resulted in many collaborations and potentially a new degree programme in the making.

QMUL Antennas & EM in Digital Shoreditch 2013 Festival
31 July 2013

The Antennas Group at QMUL had strong presence in Digital Shoreditch 2013 in the summer with special mentions and talks; Dr Akram Alomainy presented at Digital Shoreditch 2013 'Start me up' about turning science fiction to reality including invisibility and Antennas excellent high quality measurement lab had a mention at Digital Shoreditch 2013 as great places for supporting and starting up creative industries.

Antennas & EM for Telerobotics Research
25 July 2013

Dr Akram Alomainy from the Antenna and Electromagnetics Group has teamed up with the Shadow Robot Company to secure funding from the Technology Strategy Board, working on using radio systems and signals for Technologies to Control Advance Telerobotics.

Are you more impulsive than a fish?
24 July 2013

Fishy interactive installation that allows users to measure their own degree of impulsivity.

Facebook buys EECS’ Professor’s startup
22 July 2013

Facebook buys EECS' Professor's startup

New sexual health app to help men last longer
22 July 2013

A new smartphone app that will enable men to last longer in the bedroom by tackling premature ejaculation during sex has been created by QApps, Queen Mary, University of London’s app store.

EECS Research in Parliamentary Report on Assistive Technology
15 July 2013

EECS research on Collaborative Cross-Modal Interfaces (CCmI) features in this year’s Parliamentary Report on R&D in Assistive Technology.

TouchKeys:multi-touch sensing keyboard
15 July 2013

A new keyboard overlay developed by Andrew McPherson from C4DM allows performers to bend pitch, create vibrato and experiment with a range of musical techniques not associated with standard keyboards.

C4DM is seeking older music listeners for a paid study
10 July 2013

Marcus Pearce, EECS lecturer in Sound and Music Processing, is looking for volunteers to rate music.

PhD student Ben Bengler receives award at 9th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2013
5 July 2013

EECS' PhD student Ben Bengler was awarded the first honourable mention for Best Contribution to Creative Communication 2013 at the 9th ACM Conference on Creativity and Cognition 2013, Sydney, Australia.

Interactional Sound and Music (C4DM) at “Design Can Change!” Exhibition, Shenzhen
21 May 2013

Nick Bryan-Kinns and two of his PhD students, Ben Bengler and Dave Meckin, have been invited to exhibit their work on interactive sound at the “Design Can Change!” exhibition in Shenzhen, China.

Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Secondment: supporting cutting-edge research and teaching
10 May 2013

Nick Bryan-Kinns, Senior Lecturer in EECS, has been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Industrial Secondment to work with Togeva to develop lightweight methods and tools to evaluate mobile and social user interfaces.

EECS PhD research receives project funding to explore commercial impact
7 May 2013

Ammar Lilamwala's PhD work, in the EECS Networks Research Group, has received project funding to investigate potential commercial impact

Wireless Networks Supporting Rescue Operations in the Lake District
5 April 2013

Eliane Bodanese from the EECS Networks Group is leading "Using Wireless Networks to Support First Responders and Resilience in Upland Areas" one of two pilot projects selected for funding by IT as a Utility Network+

EECS research contributing to online security
29 March 2013

Researchers from EECS will contribute to the second UK Cyber Research Institute, which focuses on investigating new ways of automatically analysing computer software to reduce its vulnerability to cyber threats.

Innovative keyboard backed by C4DM research wins award
21 March 2013

The ROLI Seaboard GRAND, a new keyboard instrument and digital controller, was named winner of the 2013 SXSW Music Accelerator competition in Austin, Texas. The Seaboard GRAND was developed from research undertaken by Dr Andrew Robertson and supported by Dr Andrew McPherson, from the Centre for Digital Music (C4DM).

EECS Theory Group at ETAPS
14 March 2013

Five EECS papers at prestigious computer science conference

EECS spin-out wins IET Innovation Prize
29 November 2012

Actual Experience Ltd, co-founded by Professor Jonathan Pitts from the EECS Networks Group, won the Institution of Engineering and Technology’s 2012 Information Technology Award. Actual Experience quantifies the human experience of using Internet applications and services. This EECS spin-out is the first company in the world that can automatically create an IT Supply Chain view based on user experience and zoom in, pin point, and help solve IT problems that impacts on staff productivity.

Prof. Yang Hao elected as fellow of the IEEE
27 November 2012

Prof. Yang Hao from the Antennas and Electromagnetics Research Group in EECS has been elected as fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IEEE) as part of the newly elevated members in 2013. This election is quite competitive and he was awarded in recognition of his contribution to Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications.

Second Edition of the Popular and Highly Cited Book on Body-Centric Wireless Communications is Out
26 November 2012

The second edition of the highly cited book on Antennas and Propagation for Body-Centric Wireless Communications is now available. The book is edited by Prof. Peter S Hall from University of Birmingham and also Prof. Yang Hao from the Antennas Research Group at QMUL. The second edition also includes contribution chapters by researchers in the Antennas Group including Dr Akram Alomainy.

New Book on Antennas for Satellite Navigation By ANTENNAS Researchers
25 October 2012

A group of researchers in the antennas group at QMUL, including Prof. Parini, Prof. Chen and Prof. Collins have published a book on "Antennas for Global Navigation Satellite Systems".

25 October 2012

Becoming invisible with the swish of a cloak as in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter novels could soon be a reality with a £4.5m research project led by Queen Mary, University of London.

Best PhD in Computer Vision
11 September 2012

The Sullivan prize for the top UK doctoral thesis in Computer Vision awarded to Marco Palaini, supervised by Lourdes Agapito.

CMMR 2012 @ EECS featured on BBC
12 August 2012

The CMMR symposium hosted by C4DM will feature in a BBC1 documentary on music and emotions, later this year. The BBC filmed the keynote “Hearing with our hearts: psychological perspectives on music and emotions” and musicologists attending the symposium, as part of the BBC’s “Imagine” series.

LIREC - Social Robots of the Future Debate
12 March 2012

The FP7 LIREC project, coordinated at EECS by Peter McOwan is coming to end and we are throwing a party in London on June 26th from 19.00pm to 22.30pm to reflect on how we might live with robots or digital companions.

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