David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

The Cheriton School of Computer Science is named for David R. Cheriton, who earned his PhD in Computer Science in 1978, and made a transformational gift to the school in 2005. It has become the largest academic concentration of Computer Science researchers in Canada.  

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  1. July 21, 2022Daniel Berry celebrates half a century as a professor of computer science
    photo of Daniel Berry

    Any computer scientist 70 or more years of age today knows almost every other computer scientist of those same ages, as few were in the discipline during its fledgling days. One such individual from that era is Daniel Berry, a professor in the Software Engineering group at the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

  2. July 10, 2022Samer Al-Kiswany named 2022 ACM Senior Member
    photo of Professor Samer Al-Kiswany

    The Association for Computing Machinery has named Professor Samer Al-Kiswany an ACM Senior Member. Initiated in 2006, the ACM Senior Member program recognizes computer scientists with at least a decade of professional experience in the Association and who have demonstrated excellence through technical leadership and professional contributions.

  3. July 5, 2022Florian Kerschbaum awarded 2022 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award
    photo of Professor Florian Kerschbaum

    Professor Florian Kerschbaum has received a 2022 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. The $2,500 prize, conferred to faculty members who have made outstanding research contributions, was established in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics.

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  1. Aug. 8, 2022Master’s Thesis Presentation • Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) • Contextualizing Alternative Models of Secret Sharing

    Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will take place online.

    Shannon Veitch, Master’s candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: University Professor Doug Stinson

  2. Aug. 8, 2022PhD Defence • Data Systems • Adaptive Data Storage and Placement in Distributed Database Systems

    Please note: This PhD defence will take place in DC 2310 and online.

    Michael Abebe, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Khuzaima Daudjee

  3. Aug. 8, 2022Master’s Thesis Presentation • Quantum Computing • Almost Synchronous Correlations Defined within Tracial Von Neumann Algebras

    Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will take place online.

    Junqiao Lin, Master’s candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Richard Cleve

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