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Friday, September 29, 2017

2017 Cheriton Research Symposium poster winners

photo of Ivana Kajić (on left) with David Cheriton

Each year, the David R. Cheriton Research Symposium holds a poster competition for graduate students. In total, 29 graduate students participated in the 2017 competition.

Posters were on display in the Great Hall, as students explained the theory behind and the results and impacts of their research to David R. Cheriton and a panel of judges.

Friday, September 29, 2017

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science launches new lab devoted to data science research

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science unveiled a new lab on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Located on the third floor of the Davis Centre, the recently completed 5,000 square foot data systems lab is an open-concept space for more than 70 undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, and other researchers to conduct innovative, high-impact research in big data and data science.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

PhD graduate Martin Derka, supervisor Therese Biedl and colleagues win best paper award at ISAAC 2017

Recent PhD graduate Martin Derka, his supervisor Professor Therese Biedl and colleagues Markus Chimani and Petra Mutzel received the best paper award for “Crossing number for graphs with bounded pathwidth,” which will be presented at ISAAC 2017 — the 28th International Symposium on Algorithms and Computation.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Professor Florian Kerschbaum awarded $120k NSERC DAC award

portrait of Professor Florian Kerschbaum

Professor Florian Kerschbaum received a $120,000 Discovery Accelerator Supplement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council for a proposal titled “Systems for computation on encrypted data.”