Young Software Engineer of the Year 2015 Winners

Young Software Engineer of the Year 2015 Winners

The Young Software Engineer of the Year Award was hotly contested, showcasing an amazing array of 12 bright finalists and their ground-breaking projects.

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Young Software Engineer of the Year 2015 Winners

It was clear the audience was hugely impressed with the calibre of students and the complexity of the project work on display. The winner was Peeter Parna from Abertay University, a student studying Computer Games Technology whose winning project was “Physically based modelling of liquids for games using the GPU’s rasterization pipeline”.


Second place went to Marija Pinkute, a University of Edinburgh student whose project is aimed at the automatic generation of Tweet messages for news articles.  


Third place was won by Damien Anderson, from the University of Strathclyde, for his project on generalised Video Game playing. 


The Lockheed Martin Software Engineering Project Award went to Archibald ‘Sam’ Elliot, from the University of St Andrews, for developing a concurrency system for Idris and Erlang.


2015 Finalists

Petar Yordanov - University of Glasgow - Dynamic Noise and Pollution Campus Map

Emily MacDonald - University of Dundee - Cellular Geospatial Network Shapes: Efficient Generation and Persistence using Large Datasets

Liou Bain - Heriot Watt University - Predicting Cancel Survivability with a small dataset applying Data Mining Techniques

Marija Pinkute - University of Edinburgh - Automatic Generation of Tweet Mesages for News Articles

Damien Anderson - University of Strathclyde - Generalised Video Game Playing

Cyril Danilevski - University of Aberdeen - Phonetic Normalisation of Casual English

Oksana Kalinova - Glasgow Caledonian University - Java Code Performance Evaluation on Multi-core Processors: Functional Implementation vs. Imperative Implementation

Sam Elliot - University of St Andrews - A Concurrency System for Idris & Erlang

Frederick Leighton - University of Stirling - Affect, Interaction and Reaction in a Biofeedback Environment

Leslie Sheilds - Robert Gordon University - Application for the Creation of Harmonically Matched Playlists using Music Metadata Analysis

Peeter Parna - Abertay University - Physically Based Modelling of Liquids for Games Using the GPU's Rasterization Pipeline

Scott Coleman - Edinburgh Napier University - A/B Testing of Native iOS Apps

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