Professor Dame Wendy Hall of Southampton University was one of the "50 most influential women in the field of technical Sciences".
This list was published in the "Day of women engineers" and was prepared by the newspaper "The Daily Telegraph" with the Society of women engineers (Women's Engineering Society). The names of the winners were announced during a special event in London.
Dame Wendy, one of the world's leading researchers in the field of computer science, received the recognition of significant contributions to the industry. Its influence is Dame uses to inspire others to study and pursuing a career in the field of technical Sciences.
In addition to research activities in the field of computer science, Dame Wendy has also held a number of senior posts. In addition, she participated in the development of the world wide web, and in recent years in the creation and development of the new discipline of Web science.
Together with sir Tim Berners-Lee and sir Nigella Shadbolt, Dame Wendy was founded in 2006, the research initiative "Web Science Research Initiative". Today she is the head of the trust "Web Science Trust", whose mission is to support the development of scientific activities, education and leadership in the field of Web Science around the world. Dame Wendy also has served as the Executive Director of the Institute of Web Science, undamage part of University of Southampton.
In addition, she heads the British society for computer technology specialists is the world's largest Association of computer scientists.