BCS-in-Scotland sponsors ScotlandIS Young Software Engineer of the Year awards

BCS President Chris Rees presents the BCS sponsored Young Software Engineer of the Year prize to Radostin Stoyanov

BCS-in-Scotland continued its sponsorship of the second prize at the Scotland IS Young Software Engineer of the Year awards which were presented at the ScotSoft 2018 dinner on 27th September 2018.

The Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards, now in their 29th year, are given to the best undergraduate software projects, drawn from across all students studying computing science and software engineering in Scotland. Each university submits the best final year undergraduate software engineering project from amongst their students..

The BCS sponsored prize was won by Radostin Stoyanov from the University of Aberdeen. He was presented with a cheque for £2000 by BCS President Chris Rees. Radostin project was on the efficient live migration of Linux containers.

More details and a video are available here: https://youtu.be/iOe81Ea6BUE

University of Dundee student Can Gafuroglu took the top award for his project using artificial intelligence and machine learning to support early diagnosis of dementia. Nikita Samarin from the University of Edinburgh won third place with an innovative project investigating the use of an ECG-based biometric signals for personal authentication.

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