The Waterloo Black team (Tyson Andre, Benoit Maurin, Anton Raichuk) finished first in the University of Chicago Invitational Programming Contest. The contest brought together all 22 Canadian and U.S. teams that have qualified for the World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest to be held May 14 to 18 in Warsaw, Poland. Waterloo solved 9 problems, beating runners-up Harvard, Stanford, and Princeton. Alberta finished 8th, UBC 10th and Toronto 13th.
Congratulations to the following five professors from the Cheriton School of Computer Science for their accomplishments in 2011. They will be recognized along with several outstanding students at the annual Achievements Awards reception held in the Davis Centre this April, 2012.