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.  

Discover our latest achievements by following our news and events.
 
Please go to contact, open positions or visit if you have a question about school programs or services, would like to know more about faculty positions available or plan to visit our school.
  1. May 13, 2021Four CS master’s students awarded Vector Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence
    Vector Scholarships in Artificial Intelligence recipients

    Incoming computer science master’s students Alex Bie, Matt Regehr, Xinyu Shi and Yiping Wang have each received a Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence from the Vector Institute. Valued at $17,500, these merit-based scholarships help recruit top students into AI-related master’s programs in an Ontario university. 

  2. May 10, 2021Do humorous teachable virtual agents enhance learning and outcomes?
    image depicting Curiosity Notebook’s teaching interface

    The research paper on which this feature article is based will be presented on May 12, 2021 at CHI 2021, where it received a best paper honourable mention. 

    CHI is the premier international conference on human–computer interaction. Held from May 8 to 13, 2021, the 2021 ACM CHI Virtual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems was originally slated to be held in Yokohama, Japan.

  3. May 9, 2021Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD graduate Nashid Shahriar awarded 2021 Mathematics Doctoral Prize
    photo of Nashid Shahriar and Raouf Boutaba

    Dr. Nashid Shahriar has won the 2021 Mathematics Doctoral Prize. Now in its third year, these prestigious awards are conferred annually to recognize the achievements of top graduating and graduated doctoral students in the Faculty of Mathematics.

Read all news
  1. May 14, 2021Master’s Thesis Presentation • Artificial Intelligence — Continuous Spatial and Temporal Representations in Machine Vision

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

    Thomas Lu, Master’s candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Chris Eliasmith

    This thesis explores continuous spatial and temporal representations in machine vision. 

  2. May 17, 2021DSG Seminar Series • Data-Intensive Systems in the Microsecond Era

    Please note: This DSG Seminar Series will be given online.

    Pınar Tözün, Associate Professor
    IT University of Copenhagen

  3. May 17, 2021DLS: Leonard Kleinrock — Origins of the Internet

    Please note: This Distinguished Lecture Series presentation will be given online.

    Leonard Kleinrock
    Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
    University of California, Los Angeles

All upcoming events