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Feb 10 2017 A wish come true: Two Waterloo computer science grads found firm worth more than $1 billion

The University of Waterloo has the distinction of being the only Canadian university to have graduates who have created unicorns — start-up companies valued at more than $1 billion.

Six graduates have founded four start-up firms that have achieved unicorn status, so named because they are as uncommon as the spiral-horned creatures of fantasy and mythology.

Feb 7 2017 2016 Lifetime Achievement Awards in Computer Science

Distinguished Professor Emeritus Janusz (John) Brzozowski and Professor J. Ian Munro have each won a 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award in Computer Science.

Conferred by the Canadian Association of Computer Science, these prestigious awards are given annually in recognition of outstanding achievement in research, teaching and service over a distinguished academic career.

The awards will be presented during the banquet at the annual Computer Science Chairs meeting.

Dec 21 2016 CS professors named ACM Senior Members

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science professors Michael Godfrey and Urs Hengartner have been appointed as Association for Computing Machinery Senior Members

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