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BT wins IEEE Computational Intelligence Society Outstanding Organisation Award 2017

Research teams from the University of Essex and British Telecom were awarded the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society 2017 Outstanding Organisation Award for industrial applications of AI to field force management at the 2017 IEEE International Conference on Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ-IEEE).

The University of Essex team included Professor Hani Hagras, Dr Anasol Pena-Rios and Emmanuel Ferreyra. The BT team was led by Professor Gilbert Owusu, and included Dr Anne Liret, Dr Ahmed Mohammed and Andy Starkey.

Official IEEE announcement: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?arnumber=7895321

University of Essex and BT won Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Award

Research teams from the University of Essex and British Telecom won a Global Telecoms Business (GTB) Innovation Award for their joint work in applying artificial intelligence technologies and novel mixed reality systems for improving the deployment of engineers to deliver service.

The University of Essex team included Professor Hani Hagras, Andrew Starkey and Dr Anasol Pena-Rios. The BT team was led by Professor Gilbert Owusu and Dr Sid Shakya.

Full press release at: https://www1.essex.ac.uk/csee/news_and_seminars/newsEvent.aspx?e_id=12280

University of Essex’ Knowledge Transfer Partnerships Awards 2016

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) is a three-way partnership between a business, an academic institution and a graduate. The central objective is to help businesses to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the better use of knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the UK knowledge base.

The 2016 Essex KTP awards were presented to the winners on 6th December by Prof Heather Laurie, Pro-Vice-Chancellor Research. Dr John Woods (CSEE) won the Best Academic award. Dr Anasol Pena Rios (CSEE) was awarded the Best KTP Associate award and Signal Media was awarded the best KTP partnership award.

Full press release at: https://www1.essex.ac.uk/csee/news_and_seminars/newsEvent.aspx?e_id=11580

© Anasol Pena-Rios 2017.