Department of Computer Science

The blog from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Surrey

Surrey CS Student Meets Googlers at Google Scholar Retreat in Zurich

By Zhao Gao, BSc Computer Science, Level P student 2011-2012 Surrey CS Student Meets Googlers at Google Scholar Retreat in Zurich As a finalist of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship this year, I was invited to visit Google’s Engineering Centre in Zurich for the Google Scholars’ Retreat. During the three-day-event, I had a chance […]


9th Annual Computing Department PhD Conference

Every year in the month of March, the Computing Department puts together a PhD Conference in which the works of its PhD students are celebrated through presentations and posters. The event acts as a training ground where the Department’s Postgraduate Research Students (PGRs) can test drive presenting their contributions to computer science, giving participating students […]


Evolution is mobile now!

by Pablo Gonzalez Alonso BSc Computer Science 2010 After graduating at Surrey, I had the chance to start my career as a mobile developer (or mobile monkey as I like to call it). More precisely, I started doing Android and iOS applications. It has given me a deeper view of computing on the go. Since […]


Google come to town: ‘Designing a Search Engine’

by Yatin Vadhia (www.yatin.co.uk) 400PB*.  The storage capacity (we assumed) of Google. On the 23rd of November 2011, for just under two hours, Google’s Andrew Walker came to the University of Surrey to give an extremely interactive lecture (it felt more like a discussion), titled “Designing a Search Engine”. During the lecture he led us […]


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