Computer Science Family

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Welcome to your Computer Science Family: a network for alumni, students, faculty and friends from the School of Computer Science and part of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences Community.

Whether a student, recent graduate or seasoned alumnus, let us know where you are and what you are doing. 



Contact us

EPS Alumni Office
College of Engineering and
Physical Sciences
Gisbert Kapp
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT
United Kingdom


Connect with us today to keep up to date with the latest news, find old friends or join us at one of our events.

Community news

Trouble in the cloud leaves businesses tied to their servers

Cloud computing is being heralded as the next big thing. Shehnila Zardari explores for The Conversation

How to protect yourself when GCHQ goes for your webcam

Dr Tom Chothia for the Conversation on news that government intelligence agency GCHQ has been intercepting and storing webcam images from 1.8 million users of Yahoo's chat service under the codename Optic Nerve

The Anatomy Of A Scientific Rumor

The discovery of the Higgs boson was one of the landmark discoveries of 2012 and it will be remembered forever in the history of science. The news was shared around the World within minutes of the CERN announcement. Dr Mirco Musolesi's paper 'The Anatomy of Scientific Rumor' published in Nature Scientific Reports and awarded Best Paper October 2013, presents a study of the spread of communication on Twitter around the time of the announcement and explores the increasingly important role social media takes in the communication of science and in the scholarly debate.
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 Alumni profiles

Many of our former students have gone on to successful careers in computing and related fields. Find out what some of our graduates are up to.