Four students in the School of Computing at Dublin City University, have been awarded scholarships to provide additional financial support for postgraduate research as part of the Microsoft Ireland scholarship programme..

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The scholarship programme was first established in 1995 by Microsoft together with a US-based philanthropic trust when an endowment fund to support postgraduate research scholarships within the School of Computing at DCU.

Picture at the announcement: Liam Cronin, John Tinsley Gavin O'Gorman, Bipin Kumar, Aiden Doherty and Andy Way

Two full scholarships will be awarded to:

  • Aiden Doherty (supervisor: Prof. Alan Smeaton) – automatic structuring and augmentation of a lifeLog of images
  • Gavin O’ Gorman (supervisor: Dr. Stephen Blott) – overlay networks for message routing control

In addition, two half scholarships will be awarded to:

  • John Tinsley (supervisor: Prof. Andy Way) – exploiting parallel tree banks to improve data-driven machine translation
  • Bipin Kumar (supervisor: Dr. Martin Crane) – modelling fluid flow and its interaction with coastal structures