Glynn Winskel#

Email:gw104 'at' cl.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:2937
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:INFORMATICS
Username:gwinskel
Elected:2011
Homepage: http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~gw104

Present and Previous Positions
  • 2000 Professor of Computer Science, University of Cambridge, England
  • 2000 Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, England
  • 1994-2000 Director of BRICS, Centre for Basic Research in Computer Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1988-2000 Professor of Computer Science, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1987 Reader in Theoretical Computer Science, University of Cambridge, England
  • 1985 Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, England
  • 1984 University Lecturer in Computer Science, University of Cambridge
  • 1982-1983 Research Scientist, Computer Science Department, Carnegie-Mellon University, USA
  • 1981-1982 Royal Society Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1980-1981 Visiting Lecturer, Computer Science Department, University of Aarhus, Denmark
  • 1979-1980 Research Associate, Computer Science Department, University of Edinburgh, Scotland


Fields of Scholarship
  • Semantics of computation
  • Concurrent computation
  • Logic and verification
  • Category theory
  • Security
  • Systems biology


Honours and Awards
  • 2011, ERC Advanced Grant ECSYM `Events, Causality and Symmetry - the next generation semantics.' 2.4 million euro over five years, to start May 2011
  • 2010, Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship 2010-2011
  • 2001, Awarded the British Computer Society Brendan Murphy Memorial Prize for work in distributed computation
  • One of a small number of researchers in Denmark to be awarded funding to head a research centre, in Basic Research in Computer Science (BRICS); its aim to establish a strong base of logic, semantics and algorithmics in Denmark. BRICS' funding (around 1 million euro pa) was extended after the initial five years and came to include a PhD school. BRICS achieved world acclaim and the PhD school became a leading graduate school in Europe


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