Friday, December 2, 2022

Penelope Schankula, a Cheriton School of Computer Science student who helps build cybersecurity systems

photo of Penelope Schankula

The following is a condensed article by Rose Simone; see original at https://uwaterloo.ca/magazine/fall-2022/feature/cybersecurity-builders

Penelope Schankula (BCS in progress) is a builder. She may not have been aware of that when she took a co-op job at the cybersecurity company Arctic Wolf in Waterloo, but she is part of a new generation helping build the region’s cybersecurity cluster today. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Waterloo.AI’s Industry Day: Data — The Fuel for AI

photo of Waterloo AI Industry Day Panellists

The following is a condensed article by Bill Bean; see original at https://uwaterloo.ca/news/artificial-intelligence-needs-good-data-grow-future

Monday, November 28, 2022

Meet Sujaya Maiyya, a professor who builds secure, high-performance data systems

photo of Professor Sujaya Maiyya on bench in Waterloo rock garden

Sujaya Maiyya joined the Cheriton School of Computer Science as a tenure-track Assistant Professor in fall 2022. Her research is in the design of secure, high-performance data systems. She has a PhD from the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she developed a series of protocols that enable secure, fault-tolerant data management on both trusted and untrusted computing infrastructure.

Friday, November 25, 2022

Jo Atlee, Krzysztof Czarnecki and their former students receive ten-year most influential paper award at VaMoS 2023

photo of Professors Jo Atlee and Krzysztof Czarnecki in the Waterloo rock garden

Computer Science Professor Jo Atlee, Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Krzysztof Czarnecki, and their former students have been awarded a ten-year most influential paper award to be conferred at VaMoS 2023. Also known as the 17th International Working Conference on Variability Modelling of Software-Intensive Systems, the annual meeting will take place from January 25 to 27, 2023 in Odense, Denmark.

Thursday, November 24, 2022

Software engineering student among winners at Velocity 5K finals

photo of the four winning teams at Velocity's 5K finals

The excitement was palpable as eight teams made their last effort to convince a panel of judges that their business idea deserved one of four $5,000 awards at Velocity’s $5K pitch competition. Among them was RelayMD, one of four finalists that won a top prize at the Velocity 5K final competition held on November 23, 2022.

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Cheriton School of Computer Science undergrads and grads among winners at Waterloo.AI’s Data Challenge

photo of students participating in Waterloo.AI data challenge

On November 12, 2022, the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute with industry host Musashi AI held a data challenge focused on computer vision open to all Waterloo students. 

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Trio of Waterloo programmers, top Canadian team, finishes 17th overall at 45th ICPC

photo of Wesley Leung, Jason Yuen and Ildar Gainullin

A team of three Waterloo students have placed 17th at the 45th International Collegiate Programming Contest, the most prestigious and well-known algorithmic programming competition for university students, held this year in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Thursday, November 3, 2022

Can your Wi-Fi devices be used to spy on you?

photo of Ali Abedi demonstrating Wi-Peep device on a drone

The many Wi-Fi devices that pervade our homes, workplaces and lives — from phones and smartwatches to TVs and voice assistants to desktops, laptops, tablets, security systems, and more — use an encrypted network to communicate securely, yet despite cryptographic protection they may be leaking sensitive information. 

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Wenhu Chen and Xi He named Canada CIFAR AI Chairs

photo of Professors Xi He and Wenhu Chen in the Davis Centre

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Wenhu Chen and Xi He have been named Canada CIFAR AI Chairs.

Monday, October 24, 2022

Meet Wenhu Chen, a professor who studies natural language processing, deep learning, knowledge representation and reasoning

photo of Professor Wenhu Chen in the Davis Centre

Wenhu Chen joined the Cheriton School of Computer Science in fall 2022 as an Assistant Professor. Before joining Waterloo as faculty, he was a Research Scientist at Google Research.

  1. 2022 (62)
    1. December (1)
    2. November (7)
    3. October (6)
    4. September (6)
    5. August (1)
    6. July (3)
    7. June (7)
    8. May (8)
    9. April (7)
    10. March (6)
    11. February (6)
    12. January (4)
  2. 2021 (64)
    1. December (2)
    2. November (6)
    3. October (6)
    4. September (4)
    5. August (7)
    6. July (4)
    7. June (8)
    8. May (9)
    9. April (3)
    10. March (8)
    11. February (4)
    12. January (3)
  3. 2020 (73)
    1. December (7)
    2. November (6)
    3. October (4)
    4. September (5)
    5. August (4)
    6. July (7)
    7. June (4)
    8. May (11)
    9. April (13)
    10. March (3)
    11. February (3)
    12. January (6)
  4. 2019 (90)
  5. 2018 (82)
  6. 2017 (50)
  7. 2016 (27)
  8. 2015 (41)
  9. 2014 (32)
  10. 2013 (46)
  11. 2012 (17)
  12. 2011 (20)