News archive - June 2021

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

A rich and expansive career in mathematics and computer science — Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan

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With a rich and expansive career in mathematics and computer science, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Don Cowan can be regarded as one of the earliest pioneers of computer science at the University of Waterloo.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Systems and networking research team receives Best Student Paper award at SIGMETRICS 2021

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Research conducted by recent CS master’s graduate Iman Akbari has received a Best Student Paper award at SIGMETRICS 2021, the flagship conference of the Association for Computing Machinery’s special interest group for the computer systems performance evaluation community.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Brad Glasbergen, Fangyu Wu and Khuzaima Daudjee receive Best Demonstration Award at SIGMOD/PODS 2021

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Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD student Brad Glasbergen, recent CS undergraduate Fangyu Wu and Professor Khuzaima Daudjee have received the Best Demonstration Award at the 2021 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference for Dendrite, a proof-of-concept system they developed that allows data systems to adapt easily to changes in workload and system behaviour. 

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Abbas Abou Daya, Mohammad A. Salahuddin, Noura Limam and Raouf Boutaba receive a CNOM best paper award

photo of Abbas Abou Daya, Mohammad A. Salahuddin, Noura Limam, and Raouf Boutaba

Master’s graduate Abbas Abou Daya, Research Professors Mohammad A. Salahuddin and Noura Limam, and Cheriton School of Computer Science Director Raouf Boutaba have received a CNOM best paper award for their research presented at the 16th IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management and published in the IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management.

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

A passion for programming: An interview with Professor Ondrej Lhotak

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Ondřej Lhoták is an Associate Professor at the Cheriton School of Computer Science. He has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Waterloo, and an MSc and PhD in computer science from McGill. He joined the Cheriton School of Computer Science as faculty in 2006.

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