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.
- Feb. 13, 2018
Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan and Professor Emeritus Richard C. “Ric” Holt have received the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award in Computer Science from CS-Can/Info-Can, the national organization of Canadian computer science departments, schools and faculties.
Conferred annually, these prestigious awards recognize outstanding and sustained achievement in research, teaching and service.
- Jan. 31, 2018
Professor Mark Giesbrecht has been reappointed as Director of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, a position he has held since July 2014.
- Jan. 29, 2018
The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is opening a cybersecurity lab and investing $1.78 million into research at the University of Waterloo to develop advanced cybersecurity and privacy tools.
- Feb. 28, 2018
Peter Berg and David O’Keefe
St. Jerome’s University, Vanstone Lecture Hall
- Mar. 10, 2018
Join us on March 10th to learn more about a variety of programs. Customize your day to check out events specific to your programs of interest, as well as get a taste of what first year will be like. You can find the comprehensive schedule here.
- Mar. 26, 2018
Frederick Emmons Terman Dean, School of Engineering
Fletcher Jones Professor, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering