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Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Team of computer science students win inaugural Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award

Photo of Pat Martinson, Jason Williamson, Bing Xu Hu and Rebecca Brown

A team of three computer science students has won the Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award for its entry in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium, an exhibition in which final-year students develop new products and practical solutions to problems across a variety of indu

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Professor N. Asokan joins Cheriton School of Computer Science as Cheriton Chair

photo of Professor N. Asokan

Professor N. Asokan has joined the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science as a Professor and Cheriton Chair, effective September 2019. This position is supported by the David R.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium winners

photo of 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium

On March 28, 2019, final-year computer science and software engineering students gathered in the Davis Centre’s Great Hall to participate in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium. 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Q&A with Professor Xi He, a new faculty member at the Cheriton School of Computer Science

photo of Professor Xi He

Xi He joined the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science as an assistant professor in March 2019. She received her BS in computer science and applied mathematics from the University of Singapore in 2012 and her PhD in computer science from Duke University in 2018. Her research is on privacy and security for big-data management and analysis.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

2019 QS World University Rankings places computer science at Waterloo 22nd globally

photo of Mark Giesbrecht, Director of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) released its 2019 World University Rankings and once again Waterloo finds itself amongst the best universities in Canada and around the world. Building on momentum, computer science at Waterloo ranked 22ndglobally, up nine spots relative to the 2018 ranking. 

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