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[2011-07-11] Best Student Paper Award at ICWS

Congratulations to Christin Groba, who was presented with the Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE International Conference on Web Services (ICWS) in Washington DC, last week. The paper was entitled “Opportunistic Composition of Sequentially-Connected Services in Mobile Computing Environments”, and was co-authored with Siobhán Clarke.

[2011-07-01] New DSG Doctors!

Congratulations to DSG's Dr. Shane Brennan and Dr. Serena Fritsch, who were conferred at the Trinity Summer Commencements. Shane and Serena were both in Lero, the Irish Software Engineering Centre, and were supervised by Dr. Siobhán Clarke. Click here to see the picture!

[2011-04-14] NDS wins Postgraduate Course of the Year 2011

The School's MSc in Computer Science (Networks and Distributed Systems) has won the postgradireland Postgraduate Course of the Year, 2011. DSG’s Dr. Siobhán Clarke is the course director, and many DSG staff contribute to the course. This award reflects the academic quality of the programme, and the high esteem in which it is held by potential employers.

[2011-03-31] DSG to participate in Telecommunications Graduate Initiative

The Telecommunications Graduate Initiative (TGI) is being undertaken by a consortium of leading Irish Universities and Institutes of Technology to greatly enhance the experience of students studying for PhDs in topics related to Telecommunications. DSG will contribute to TGI activities in the areas of network architecture and protocol design and a number of studentships addressing these topics (co)supervised by DSG staff are available. More information about the vacancies can be found here.

[2011-02-15] DEMMON1 video: Europe's largest single-site WSN deployment

In December, DSG took part in DEMMON1, a 300+ wireless sensor network deployment in Porto, Portugal. DSG's middleware, developed within the EMMON project, was demonstrated on the testbed. The video is now available here.

[2011-02-01] DSG secures major SFI funding for "smart cities" research

Prof. Vinny Cahill has been awarded an SFI Principal Investigatorship to undertake research on how future "smart cities" can use data contributed by individual citizens to improve urban services and optimise resource usage. The project entitled "Self-organising Architectures for Autonomic Management of Smart Cities" will commence in March 2011 for five years.

[2011-02-01] DSG research fellow selected as IETF security area director

Dr. Stephen Farrell, a DSG research fellow and long time participant in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has been selected to serve as an IETF security area director for two years from March 2011. The IETF is the premier standards making body for the Internet having developed the core Internet standards for TCP/IP, HTTP and email. IETF area directors are responsible for the technical management of IETF activities and the Internet standards process.