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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

PhD Candidate Awarded Best Student Paper at 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD candidate, Fathiyeh Faghih (Borzoo Bonakdarpour), has been awarded the best student paper for her work on "SMT-based Synthesis of Distributed Self-stabilizing Protocols", at the 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS '14), in Paderborn, Germany.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Three CS students named Academic All-Canadians

On September 22, 2014 the Office of the President honoured the 189 2013-14 Warrior Academic All-Canadians including three students belonging to the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science.

Academic All-Canadians are students who have maintained an average of 80% and higher while competing for an interuniversity sport. The University of Waterloo has one of the highest percentages of academic all-Canadian student-athletes in the country each year.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Canada's first massive international hackathon, Hack The North, takes campus

One thousand of the brightest students in the world will spend 36 hours this weekend on campus, at the largest international hackathon in Canada.

The #HacktheNorth hackathon, will bring students with different technical backgrounds and skill levels together to form teams and solve a problem or idea, and collaboratively code a unique solution from scratch.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

In the News: CS Professor Craig Kaplan featured in The Guardian

Craig Kaplan illustration of the parquet deformation

CS Professor Craig Kaplan's research was featured in a column hosted by The Guardian titled "Alex's Adventures in Numberland", this week. 

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Transforming puzzles into art

The Rubik’s Cube is traditionally thought of as a complex puzzle that both frustrates and fascinates. For Waterloo student Daniel Que, it's also a blank canvas, perfect for pixel art.

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