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. June 26, 2022Cheriton researchers develop new passing models with NHL tracking data, win best research paper award at LINHAC 2022
    photo of David Radke and Professor Tim Brecht

    PhD candidate David Radke, Professor Tim Brecht, and their colleague (and David’s brother) Daniel Radke have received the best research paper award at LINHAC 2022, the Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference held in Sweden.

  2. June 19, 2022Anil Pacaci, M. Tamer Özsu, colleague Angela Bonifati receive best paper award at ICDE 2022
    photo of M. Tamer Özsu and Anil Pacaci

    PhD student Anil Pacaci, University Professor M. Tamer Özsu, and their colleague Professor Angela Bonifati from Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University in France have received a best paper award at ICDE 2022, the 38th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering

  3. June 15, 2022Beyond the deepfake: Computer science alum pushing boundaries of AI in cinema and metaverse
    photo of Jyoti Joshi

    A former postdoctoral researcher at the Cheriton School of Computer Science is leading the charge in artificial intelligence in the entertainment and film industry with her company, Kroop AI.

    Jyoti Joshi, Kroop AI’s cofounder and CEO, worked as a Waterloo researcher in the specialized fields of computer vision and affective computing in 2016. She collaborated with Professor Jesse Hoey, whose research in emotional artificial intelligence and affective computing complimented her interests.

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  1. June 27, 2022PhD Seminar • Algorithms and Complexity • Reconfiguration of Graph Minors

    Please note: This PhD seminar will be given in person in DC 1304 and online.

    Vijay Subramanya, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Naomi Nishimura

  2. June 30, 2022PhD Defence • Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) • New Design and Analysis Techniques for Post-Quantum Cryptography

    Please note: This PhD defence will take place online.

    Edward Eaton, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisors: Professors Douglas Stebila, Alfred Menezes

  3. June 30, 2022PhD Seminar • Algorithms and Complexity • Mutual Borders and Overlaps

    Please note: This PhD seminar will be given online.

    Daniel Gabric, PhD candidate
    David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

    Supervisor: Professor Jeffrey Shallit

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