News archive - August 2020

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hung Pham receives an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ASE 2020

photo of Hung Pham, Lin Tan and Yaoliang Yu

PhD candidate Hung Pham has received an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at ASE 2020, the 35th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Automated Software Engineering. He is cosupervised by Professor Lin Tan at Purdue University and adjunct professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo and Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Yaoliang Yu.

Monday, August 24, 2020

Meet Shane McIntosh, a professor of software engineering whose research leads to more efficient and reliable software systems

photo of Professor Shane McIntosh

Shane McIntosh joined the Cheriton School of Computer Science this summer as an associate professor. His research area is empirical software engineering, with more specific focuses on release engineering and software quality. He has made many significant research contributions in intelligent release pipelines, code review analysis, and mining software repositories.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Stavros Birmpilis wins a Distinguished Student Author Award at ISSAC 2020

photo of Stavros Birmpilis

PhD candidate Stavros Birmpilis, co-supervised by Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors George Labahn and Arne Storjohann, has won one of two Distinguished Student Author Awards at ISSAC 2020, the 45th International Symposium on Symbolic and Algebraic Computation.

Monday, August 10, 2020

An oblivious algorithm that allows computation on encrypted data in the cloud

image depicting efficient oblivious database joins in the cloud

Most master’s students a year into their graduate program are hopeful their research will contribute to their discipline, but few will crack a long-standing problem and in so doing develop a solution that’s a major advance in the field.

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