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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

New tool makes web browsing easier for the visually impaired

photo of Alexandra Vtyurina with laptop computer in Davis Centre

Researchers have developed a new voice assistant that allows people with visual impairments to get web content as quickly and as effortlessly as possible from smart speakers and similar devices.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

JC Chang, Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo win best poster award at SCA 2019

photo of JC Chang and Professor Christopher Batty

JC Chang, a PhD student at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, his supervisor Professor Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo, a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, have received the best poster award at SCA 2019, the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Ian Goldberg and colleagues honoured for security research that has stood the test of time

photo of Ian Goldberg

Professor Ian Goldberg, his colleagues David Wagner, Randi Thomas, and former PhD supervisor Eric Brewer have won the 2019 USENIX Security Test of Time Award for their research that also received the Best Paper Award at the Sixth USENIX Security Symposium in 1996.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure

photo of Christian Gorenflo, Srinivasan Keshav and Lukasz Golab

Researchers at Waterloos Cheriton School of Computer Science and the Department of Management Science have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Ali José Mashtizadeh and Omid Abari awarded CFI funding

The Canada Foundation for Innovation has awarded funding to 23 University of Waterloo researchers for infrastructure, among them Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Ali José Mashtizadeh and co-PI Trevor Brown to develop scalable systems software for next generation architectures, and Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor 

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