Researcher Blog by Prof Marcos Rodrigues: Leading Locally & Engaging Globally

About the author Professor Marcos Rodrigues is Head of the Geometric Modelling and Pattern Recognition Research Group (GMPR). His research focuses on pattern recognition and sensor design for a wide variety of applications from robotics and automation, to medical engineering, security, games and animation. In this post, Marcos explains how a new partnership between Sheffield Hallam and a major American […]

Read more

Wednesday 05 April 2017 – lunchtime seminar with Alessandro Di Nuovo (Computing, SHU)

Image of robot assistant

Speaker: Alessandro Di Nuovo (Computing, SHU) Title: Robots as Social Assistants Dr Alessandro Di Nuovo received the Laurea (cum laude) and Ph.D. degrees in Informatics Engineering from the University of Catania, Italy, in 2005 and 2009. Currently he is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Computing of Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) and member of the executive group of Sheffield Robotics. Previously, […]

Read more

Tuesday 11 October 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Marcos Rodrigues (Computing, SHU)

GMPR Geometric Model & Pattern Recognition Research Group logo

Title: Secure Cloud Access and Storage by Design Speaker: Marcos Rodrigues (Professor of Computer Science, SHU) Edward Snowden’s revelations were a political fiasco and an economic threat to US based tech companies. The extent of NSA’s data collection drove away overseas customers in large numbers over security and privacy concerns creating, at the same time, an opportunity for non-US tech […]

Read more

Automatic Intrusion Prevention Technique to Improve Network Security – Dr Samir Al-Khayatt

Front cover of book - Automatic Intrusion Prevention Technique to Improve Network Security - Dr Samir Al-Khayatt

Title: Automatic Intrusion Prevention Technique to Improve Network Security Authors :Diyar Salah Fadhil, Samir Al-Khayatt Publisher: Lambert Academic Publishing Publication date:29/09/2016 Number of pages:76 ISBN-13: 978-3-659-96201-1 EAN: 9783659962011 Some of the important tools are considered against attacks from hacker’s such as Intrusion Detection System (IDS), Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) and Firewall to secure the network. Ironically, more adverse effects on the network […]

Read more

Wednesday 15 June 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Alexander Kalashnikov (Engineering & Mathematics, SHU)

A diagram of the Internet of Things, featuring electronic devices connected to the words 'Internet of Things'

Speaker: Dr Alexander Kalashnikov (Engineering & Mathematics, SHU) Title: Internet-of-Things (IoT) – how to get involved? Alexander N. Kalashnikov graduated from Odessa State Polytechnic University (OSPU, Odessa, USSR). He received his PhD degree from the Odessa State Telecommunications Academy, and DSc degree from the OSPU. He is a senior member of IEEE since 2008. Alexander worked at OSPU as engineer, […]

Read more

Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities – Professor Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster (Eds)

Front cover of book - Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism - Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster (Eds)

Title: Combatting Cybercrime and Cyberterrorism: Challenges, Trends and Priorities Editors: Babak Akhgar and Ben Brewster Publisher: Springer International Publishing Publication date:  27 May 2016 Number of pages: 323 ISBN: 978-3-319-38929-5 (Print) 978-3-319-38930-1 (Online) Series Title: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications   In response to the growing role cyberspace has across society, both in its ability facilitate new opportunities […]

Read more

Wednesday 11 May 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Professor Hans-Jurgen Scheruhn (Business Informatics, Harz University of Applied Sciences Germany)

An image of Professor Hans-Jurgen Scheruhn (Business Informatics, Harz University of Applied Sciences Germany)

Title: From conceptual models of understanding business to models of business IT application, through the lens of an SAP case study Speaker: Professor Hans-Jürgen Scheruhn (Professor of Business Informatics, Department of Automation and Computer Science, Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode, Germany) Hosted by: Dr Simon Polovina (Business Computing, SHU) Professor Scheruhn obtained his PhD in Engineering from Hanover University […]

Read more

Wednesday 09 March 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Andy Stratton (Computing, SHU)

An image of Andy Stratton (Computing, SHU)

Title: Building on Blockly – experience with Google’s Visual Programming language Speaker: Andy Stratton (Computing, SHU) Blockly is a block based programming language that offers unique benefits for research in many different areas. Though Blockly appears to offer a Scratch like approach, Blockly does not include its own language, but can be used to generate executable code in many different […]

Read more

Tuesday 23 February 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Dr Chris Roast (Computing, SHU)

A diagram of visualising mathematical functions with hexagons as integers, circles as functions and rectangles as outputs

Title: Visualising maths…Getting stuck with spreadsheets Speaker: Dr Chris Roast (Computing, SHU) This talk will cover various aspects of the EQUS project – which looks at enhancing the quality and usability of spreadsheet. The EQUS innovation aims to make the relationship between spreadsheet functionality and its visual representation easier to understand, addressing the difficulties of comprehending the textual form. The […]

Read more

Tuesday 26 January 2016 – Lunchtime seminar with Fatima Isiaka (PhD Computer Science, SHU)

An image of a woman at a desktop computer

Title: Physiological correlates to online behaviour Speaker: Fatima Isiaka (C3RI PhD Student, Computer Science) Hosted by: Dr Kassim Mwitondi The user experience of web application and browsing is mostly studied via tangible measures such as task completion time, surveys and comprehensive test, which are based on subjective approach. The main purpose of Fatima’s study is to use physiological measures such […]

Read more
1 2 3 4