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.
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.
EECS Students win the Cisco Switch Up competition 2017
21 March 2017
Many Congratulations to the overall winner of the Cisco Switch Up Competition, team Hard Air, a group of EECS Computer Science Students
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.
EECS UG student Hamza Khan has been nominated for Best Placement Student at the National Undergraduate Employability awards 2017.
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.
QMUL students win European virtual reality tech clash
6 January 2017
A group of QMUL students won a Europe-wide tech clash with their idea to create a collaborative virtual reality platform for education.
At this year’s ITMB North Event EECS’ students demonstrate their tech and business savviness for the third year in a row, winning 1st and 3rd place in the team competitions and 3 individual spot prices from Shell, Sky and SAS.
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.
Coding programme for school students awarded £40K
5 September 2016
A new Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) programme which aims to inspire and get school students coding has been awarded £40,000 in funding.
A new era of innovation and discovery opened when the first UK Robotics Week June 25 - July 1 began.
QMUL awarded share of £1.7 million HEFCE grant to develop engineering and computer science conversion courses
Our ITMB students continue their winning streak, winning 1st prizes at the Tech Partnership Event
EECS Flagship Seminar Series launch event on February 24th will be delivered by the trailblazer Professor Ursula Martin, a woman who changed the face of computer science in the UK
EECS Programming Competition 2016: winners announced!
29 January 2016
The 2016 programming competition took place on Wednesday afternoon 27 January in the Informatics Teaching Laboratory. The competition was run by Dr Paulo Oliva, who has been the organiser of the event for the last 9 years, with the help of Claire Revell, Haris Krekelis and Nikos Tzevelekos.
Inspiring the next tech generation @ TeenTech City 2015
7 December 2015
TeenTech City 2015 was overwhelmingly successful as 520 year 8 and 9 students buzzed with excitement and intrigue at this year’s event held at the Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park.
EECS success at the Tech Partnership North Event 2015
4 December 2015
Yet another success for our students at the Tech Partnership North Event 2015
Our Ping Pong Fight Club team announced!
23 November 2015
16 teams will face off for the ultimate ping pong challenge this Wed 25 Nov... and the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) will be there...
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
Overall student satisfaction in Electronic and Electrical Engineering teaching in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science has increased by 16% in the latest National Student Survey compared to 2014 to 82%.
1st year student Balwinder Singh was chosen as one of only five students from UK universities to attend the event held in Amsterdam this month. And after three days of workshops and challenges, his team walked away as winners of the final challenge - to design a solution to reduce food waste.
EECS students take top prize in London hackathon
2 July 2015
A start-up co-developed by EECS students that helps travellers use spare baggage capacity on flights for small charities won the 24-hour Sabre Destination Hack hackathon held in London at the weekend.
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.
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, the brainchild of our PhD student Louis McCallum, made an appearance on UK national television this week - on the Gadget Show on Channel 5.
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’.
EECS student Soham Trivedi's app Candle Path was selected as a winner of the iDEA 2015 competition, winning £15,000 of funding to develop the idea further.
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.
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.
EECS’ Phd Student, Nela Brown is supporting a new campaign to inspire women and young girls to consider a career in IT. Nela, who began her career as a sound artist has written a blog post offering advice to young women which will feature in the month long campaign being run by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.
Congratulations to Brecht De Man, C4DM PhD Student, who was recently elected Vice-Chair of the Audio Engineering Society's Student Delegate Assembly.
Professor Dino Distefano has today been awarded a Royal Academy of Engineering Silver Medal for his contribution to society.
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.
EECS Programming Competition 2014: winners announced!
19 February 2014
This year’s programming competition took place on Wednesday 12 February in the ITL from 1pm to 5pm. The competition was run by Dr Paulo Oliva, who has been the organiser of the event for the last 7 years, with the help of Jules Hedges and Dmitrijs Milajevs.
Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London is ranked in the top ten, with an overall student satisfaction rate of 93 per cent, according to the latest results of a nationwide poll of final-year undergraduates.
Beijing EECS students come to London
30 July 2013
Students from the Joint Programme (JP) between QM and the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) are visiting London this summer
Congratulations to EECS Class of 2013
19 July 2013
EECS staff and students would like to congratulate all new graduates as they received their degree certificates at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science Graduation Ceremony on Thursday July 18th.
EECS Student Prizes
15 July 2013
Congratulations to all our prize-winning students, taking computer science, electronic engineering degrees in London or on our Joint Programme in Beijing:
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.
Queen Mary’s Beijing students graduate
28 June 2013
Over 450 undergraduates on a pioneering joint programme run by the College with China’s best telecommunications-specialist university received their dual degrees in Beijing.
Students at Queen Mary, University of London have the chance to solve problems in healthcare and win £1,000 by using their creative ideas and entrepreneurial skills in a new technology competition!
2013 EECS Research Open Day Poster Competition Winners
15 April 2013
Congratulations go to all the PhD students who won prizes for their posters at the EECS Research Open Day
Student Design and Build Winners Announced
22 March 2013
Congratulations, and a Raspberry PI each, to the students in group 15 for winning the Electronics Engineering 2nd year Design and Build Project, sponsored by the IET and Rapid Electronics
Iron Maiden Rockstar plays the EECS Arduinator
18 January 2013
Bruce Dickinson, lead singer of legendary heavy metal group Iron Maiden, became the first rock star to play the EECS Arduinator
EECS Undergraduates: IBM Business Challenge Semi-Finalists
29 November 2012
A team of EECS undergraduates has progressed to the semi-finals of the very competitive IBM University Business Challenge. In this competition students work as a board of directors in a series of simulated companies, making business decisions that affect company performance. The competition is very realistic so has given these students an opportunity to put their knowledge into practice. We wish the team – Edward Gilbert, Manetou Gueye, Xenia Lahodynsky, Fan Wang and Simon Wycliffe – all the best for the live semi-finals early in 2013, with thanks to Dr Paolo Oliva from EECS for supporting students every year in this challenge.
A Computer Science student from Queen Mary, University of London has received a £5,000 prize for his work in developing a smartphone app for leading property website, Rightmove.