News for Current students

Friday, May 20, 2022

Systems and networking researchers win three awards at 18th IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2022

photo of systems and networking researchers from the Cheriton School of Computer Science

The 18th IFIP/IEEE Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2022) held in Budapest, Hungary explored network and service management in the era of cloudification, softwarization, and artificial intelligence as its main theme.

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Finding the branches on the tree of life

photo of Fatemeh Alipour, Professor Lila Kari and Pablo Millán Arias

In On the Origin of Species, Charles Darwin described the evolutionary relationships between organisms as branches on a tree, a diagrammatic representation of all species that have ever existed connected by common descent.

The affinities of all the beings of the same class have sometimes been represented by a great tree. I believe this simile largely speaks the truth. The green and budding twigs may represent existing species; and those produced during each former year may represent the long succession of extinct species.

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Data science analysis: online classes affected students and teachers differently worldwide

photo of Enamul Haque

As schools moved to a mode of emergency response teaching — ERT — at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the effect that remote learning had on students and teachers depended on whether they were in developed or developing countries, a new study shows.

Monday, May 9, 2022

Sabrina Mokhtari awarded 2022 Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

photo of Sabrina Mokhtari

Incoming master’s student Sabrina Mokhtari has received a 2022–23 Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence from the Vector Institute. These merit-based scholarships provide $17,500 for one year of full-time study and are awarded to exceptional students who have been admitted into an AI-related master’s program in an Ontario university. 

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

PhD graduate Ryan Goldade receives 2021 Alain Fournier Award

computer animation showing Ryan’s research on variable viscosity

Ryan Goldade has received the 2021 Alain Fournier Dissertation Award for his thesis titled “Efficient liquid animation: New discretizations for spatially adaptive liquid viscosity and reduced-model two-phase bubbles and inviscid liquids.”

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