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Awards, Decorations and Honorary Degrees

2019 Appointed member of AI Council UK Government
2018 Appointed Reguis Professor in Computer Science  University of Southampton
2016 Receipient of MRC Sufferage Science Award London Institute of Medical Sciences (MRC)
2016 Distinguished Fellow  British Computer Society
2016 Recognised as 1 of 50 most Inspiring Women in Technology  Inspiring Fifty
2015 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science The Open University
2015 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science University of Bradford
2014 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science University College London
2014 Outstanding Contribution to ACM Award ACM
2014 Recognition of being 1 of 100 Leading Practising Scientists Science Council
2014 Awarded Most Influential Woman in UK IT Computer Weekly
2014 Lifetime Achievement Award FDM Everywomen in Technology Awards
2013 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science University of Sussex
2013 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science City University London
2013 Named 1 of 100 Most Powerful Women in UK UK Women's Hour Power List
2012 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science Birmingham University
2012 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science Queen’s University Belfast
2012 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science Dalhousie University Canada
2012 Named as 2nd Most Influential Woman in IT in the UK Computer Weekly
2011 ACM Fellow ACM
2011 Lifetime Achievement Award Oxford Internet Institute
2011 Named as 26th Most Influential Scientist in the UK Times Newspaper
2010 Honorary Citizenship Award   Veria, Greece
2010 Honorary Degree   Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
2009 Duncan Davies Medal   Research and Development Society
2009 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science University of Glasgow
2009 Fellow (FRS) The Royal Society
2009 IEEE Engineering the Future Award IEEE
2009 Dame Commander of the British Empire (DBE) New Year’s Honours list
2008 Guest Professor Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
2008 Doctor of Science University of Loughborough
2007 Honorary Degree    University of Pretoria, South Africa
2006 Anita Borg Award for Technical Leadership Anita Borg Institute
2006 Women of Outstanding Achievement in SET for Scientific Discovery & SET Innovation Royal Academy of Engineering
2005 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science University of Glamorgan
2005 Awarded Diana Patterson for Corporate Leadership in Technical Communication ACM SIGDOC
2004 Honorary Fellow Cardiff University
2004 Chartered IT Professional (CITP)  
2004 Named as 1 of 40 Tech Guru's IEEE Spectrum
2002 Fellowship of the City & Guilds (FCGI) London Institute
2002 TOP Management Course Cabinet Office
2002 Honorary Degree, Doctor of Science (DSc) Oxford Brookes University
2000 Fellow of the Royal Academy (FREng) Royal Academy of Engineering
2000 Commander of the British Empire (CBE) Queen’s Birthday Honours list
1997 Fellow (FIEE) Institute of Electrical Engineers
1996 Fellow (FBCS) British Computer Society
1995 Member of Leadership Forum Duke of Edinburgh
1990 Chartered Engineer (C.Eng)  
1987 Member (MBCS) British Computer Society
1986 M.Sc Computer Science City University, London
1977 PhD Mathematics University of Southampton
1974 B.Sc (Hons) Mathematics (First Class) University of Southampton