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Anthony Finkelstein awarded CBE

UCL Computer Science congratulates Anthony Finkelstein, Professor of Software Systems Engineering and member of UCL's Software Systems Engineering Group, on receiving a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List, announced on 11 June 2016.

Anthony's award is for services to Computer Science and Engineering; he was head of UCL Computer Science until 2010, before becoming Dean of UCL's Faculty of Engineering. In 2015 he took up a base for his research and scholarly work at The Alan Turing Institute, the UK National Institute for the Data Sciences.

Anthony is also a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Member of Academia Europaea and a Fellow of the City & Guilds of London Institute. He is a graduate in systems engineering holding a BEng, MSc and PhD.

He has published more than 250 scientific papers and secured more than £35m of research funding. A professional Fellow of both the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the British Computer Society (BCS), Anthony has been active in both, serving on numerous Boards and Committees.

He received the Oliver Lodge Medal of the IET for achievement in Information Technology, and has has been recognised for his contributions to the field of requirements engineering and for his professional service by the IEEE and the ACM.

Anthony is committed to engineering education and has organised national and international events for students. He was part of the team that established a University Technical College in East London. He now serves as a non-executive Director on the NHS board of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.

The Department would like to pass on its congratulations - Anthony will be presented with his award later by the Queen or other members of the Royal Family.

Posted 13 Jun 16 15:55