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 21, 2022Daniel Berry celebrates half a century as a professor of computer science
    photo of Daniel Berry

    Any computer scientist 70 or more years of age today knows almost every other computer scientist of those same ages, as few were in the discipline during its fledgling days. One such individual from that era is Daniel Berry, a professor in the Software Engineering group at the Cheriton School of Computer Science.

  2. July 10, 2022Samer Al-Kiswany named 2022 ACM Senior Member
    photo of Professor Samer Al-Kiswany

    The Association for Computing Machinery has named Professor Samer Al-Kiswany an ACM Senior Member. Initiated in 2006, the ACM Senior Member program recognizes computer scientists with at least a decade of professional experience in the Association and who have demonstrated excellence through technical leadership and professional contributions.

  3. July 5, 2022Florian Kerschbaum awarded 2022 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award
    photo of Professor Florian Kerschbaum

    Professor Florian Kerschbaum has received a 2022 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. The $2,500 prize, conferred to faculty members who have made outstanding research contributions, was established in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics.

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  1. Aug. 18, 2022Microsoft Research Seminar • Algorithms and Complexity • Tight bounds for Quantum Learning and Testing without Quantum Memory

    Please note: This seminar will take place in-person and online.

    Jerry Li, Microsoft Research
    Institute for Quantum Computing

  2. Aug. 18, 2022PhD Seminar • Computer Graphics • On the Sensitivity of Snow Bidirectional Reflectance to Variations in Grain Characteristics

    Please note: This PhD seminar will take place online.

    Petri Varsa, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Gladimir V. G. Baranoski

  3. Aug. 19, 2022PhD Seminar • Algorithms and Complexity • Word Blending and Other Formal Models of Bio-operations

    Please note: This PhD seminar will take place online.

    Zihao Wang, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Lila Kari

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