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.  

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  1. July 10, 2020Sergey Gorbunov, Gautam Kamath and Jian Zhao awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements
  2. July 10, 2020Cheriton faculty members, graduate and undergraduate students win four awards at ICSE 2020
    composite photo of ICSE 2020 awardees

    Cheriton School of Computer Science professors, and graduate and undergraduate students won four awards at ICSE 2020, the 42nd International Conference on Software Engineering.

  3. July 7, 2020In Memoriam • Professor John Cabeen Beatty
    John Beatty and his poodle Sparky walking on the beach at Gabriola Island

    John Cabeen Beatty III (November 27, 1947 – July 2, 2020)

    John Cabeen Beatty III passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early morning of July 2, 2020 at his home on Gabriola Island, British Columbia. He was born in New York City on November 27, 1947. His father was a lawyer and later a member of the Oregon State Legislature and a judge. His mother was a founding research scientist at the Oregon Primate Research Center whose public service included membership on the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council under three consecutive governors.

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  1. July 22, 2020Master’s Thesis Presentation • Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) — Walking Onions: Scaling Anonymity Systems While Protecting Users

    Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will be given online.

    Chelsea Komlo, Master’s candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

  2. July 22, 2020Master’s Thesis Presentation • Data Systems — Iterative Edit-based Unsupervised Sentence Simplification

    Please note: This master’s thesis presentation will be given online.

    Dhruv Kumar, Master’s candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

  3. July 23, 2020PhD Defence • Systems and Networking — Survivable Virtual Network Embedding in Transport Networks

    Please note: This PhD defence will be given online.

    Nashid Shahriar, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

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