Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine (ICL)

ICL is ranked by the Times Higher Education supplement as world’s 8th top university, while US News and World Report ranks it no. 12 in the world and no. 3 in Europe. With particular strength in all aspects of Engineering, such as Computer Science and Computer Engineering. The Shanghai international ranking puts Imperial College as no. 23 in 2015. Imperial also includes industry collaboration subsidiaries and start-ups such as ICON (Imperial Consultants). Imperial is the centre for the European Institute of Technology Climate KIC, and is also one of the nodes of the ICT KIC. Imperial’s Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, which includes the Intelligent Systems and Networks Group (ISN) that participates in this proposal, is ranked no. 1 in the UK by the national Research Excellence Framework University rankings. ISN includes internationally prominent and highly cited work in distributed systems, computer vision, robotics, machine learning, system performance and QoS, Cloud Computing, Communications and Internet Technologies.