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. Jan. 21, 2022Recent PhD graduate Jeremy Hartmann launches company offering virtual reality streaming services
    image of Jeremy Hartmann's virtual avatar within the VR space

    Jeremy Hartmann successfully defended his dissertation in December 2021 and launched an entrepreneurial venture that took his academic research to the next level.

  2. Jan. 12, 2022Lila Kari and M. Tamer Özsu lend CS expertise to BIOSCAN, a global multidisciplinary biodiversity project
    photo of Professors Lila Kari and M. Tamer Özsu

    The biosphere, the zone in which life on Earth is found, contains an estimated 10 million multicellular species. But perhaps the most surprising fact about life on Earth is how little we know about its diversity. Only 2 million species are known to science — organisms that have been studied in sufficient detail to at least be described, classified and given a scientific name. With at least another 8 million species yet to be discovered, cataloguing the diversity of life is in many ways a moonshot — a vast endeavour that succeeds by bringing together specialists across many disciplines.

  3. Jan. 10, 2022Cheriton School of Computer Science students receive 2022 CRA Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards
    photo of Nicholas Vadivelu, Kelvin Jiang, Sourav Biswas and Vikram Subramania

    Four students at the Cheriton School of Computer Science are recipients of the Computing Research Association’s 2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Researcher Awards. The annual CRA awards program recognizes undergraduate students from universities across North America who have distinguished themselves by conducting exceptional research in an area of computer science.

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  1. Jan. 24, 2022PhD Seminar • Bioinformatics • Deep Neural Network for Detecting Arbitrary Precision Peptide Features Through Attention Based Segmentation

    Please note: This PhD seminar will be given online.

    Fatema Tuz Zohora, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Ming Li

  2. Jan. 24, 2022Seminar • Data Systems • A Unified Approach for Fault-tolerant and Secure Management of Distributed Data

    Please note: This seminar will be given online.

    Sujaya Maiyya
    Computer Science Department
    University of California, Santa Barbara

  3. Jan. 27, 2022Seminar • Artificial Intelligence • Physics-based Simulation and Safe Learning-based Control for Robotics

    Please note: This seminar will be given online.

    Jacopo Panerati, Postdoctoral Fellow
    Institute for Aerospace Studies, University of Toronto

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