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.
- Mar. 22, 2019
Professor Daniel Vogel has received a 2018 Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award from CS-Can/Info-Can.
- Mar. 13, 2019
Originally built as a way to secure cryptocurrency transactions, blockchain is a digital platform that verifies and records exchanges. Blockchains are global networks that can have millions of users, each adding information or data that is secured through cryptography. This creates an indisputable history of these transactions that cannot be modified by a single user, eliminating opportunities for fraud, and it is this feature that has some heralding blockchain as a way of increasing cybersecurity.
- Mar. 11, 2019
A new cybersecurity system developed by researchers at the Cheriton School of Computer Science has a set a new standard in the fight to protect people from malicious online attacks.
- Mar. 26, 2019
Matthew Amy, PhD candidate
David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
- Mar. 27, 2019
Haijun Xia, PhD candidate
Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto
- Mar. 27, 2019
Venture Capitalist, TEDx Speaker, and BMath '79, Nooruddin (Rudy) Karsan, is coming to the University of Waterloo for an ask-me-anything fireside chat with students.
In advance of the event, check out Rudy's TedX talk, How the future of work is not "jobs."