SoIT's News, Issue 4 2007

Message from Head of School

ACM Programming Competition
Congratulations to the University of Sydney teams, who did very well in the recent Sydney Region Competition for the ACM Programming Competition

HP Technology for Teaching Initiative
The University of Sydney was recently awarded a highly competitive technology grant from Hewlett Packard.

Congratulations to everyone who graduated on 26 October 2007.

ARC Success
Congratulations to School of IT staff who were recently awarded funding from the ARC.

ISYS3400 Information Systems Project
Third year Information Systems students have been awarded the Accenture Prize of their work with the Biopreparedness Unit at NSW Department of Health developing a public health emergency response information system (PHERIS).

Alumni Profile: Darren Williams, BSc Hons (1995), PhD (2004)
Dr Darren Williams is a double graduate of the School of IT and is now the Chief Executive Officer of the network security firm Sensory Networks.