Welcome to the 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.
- Nov. 14, 2017
The Association for Computing Machinery has named David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Troy Vasiga an ACM Senior Member. Initiated in 2006, the ACM Senior Member program recognizes individuals with at least 10 years of professional experience in the Association who have demonstrated performance through technical leadership, and technical or professional contributions.
- Nov. 9, 2017
Teams of programmers from the University of Waterloo took the top spots at the 2017 Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference’s programming challenge. The contest began with an online qualifying round held over October 6 to 8, 2017, in which 345 teams registered, of which 71 were official teams of female students from a Canadian university.
- Nov. 9, 2017
The Association for Computing Machinery has named David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Ian Goldberg and Ken Salem among 43 new ACM Distinguished Members globally for their outstanding scientific contributions to computing.
The 2017 Distinguished Members are responsible for an extraordinary array of achievements, reflecting many distinct areas of research and practice in the field of computing and information technology.
- Nov. 17 to 19, 2017
Three-day programing workshop
Dates Times Friday, November 17 5:
- Nov. 30, 2017
Computer Science is hosting a URA Appreciation for all Fall term Undergraduate Research Assistants as well as their supervisors and any supporting graduate students. The event will allow students to discuss the work they have done over the last few months, meet other URA's, chat with faculty, and discover future opportunities.
- Dec. 4, 2017
"Dead canary in the coalmine: we just lost the web in the war on general purpose computing"