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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Q and A with Xu Chu, a recent PhD graduate in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

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Xu Chu successfully defended his PhD in August 2017. He was supervised by Professor Ihab Ilyas, a member of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science’s Data Systems Group.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Waterloo computer science students top-ranking North American team in international programming competition

Waterloo ICPC regional champions on stage with prize

A trio of computer science students from the University of Waterloo were among the top programmers from 128 universities across six continents invited to battle it out in Rapid City, South Dakota on May 24, 2017 at the 41st Annual ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) World Finals.

Monday, January 5, 2015

CS alumnus, founder of Lightbot appears on Forbes 30 under 30 list

Danny Yaroslavski, a graduate from the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science (2014) was named to the Forbes "30 under 30: Education" list, for his work in founding the company LightbotLightbot teaches children ages four and up how to code though gaming. 

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Three CS students named Academic All-Canadians

On September 22, 2014 the Office of the President honoured the 189 2013-14 Warrior Academic All-Canadians including three students belonging to the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science.

Academic All-Canadians are students who have maintained an average of 80% and higher while competing for an interuniversity sport. The University of Waterloo has one of the highest percentages of academic all-Canadian student-athletes in the country each year.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Mark Giesbrecht named ACM Distinguished Scientist

Head shot of Mark Giesbrecht

Mark Giesbrecht, a professor with the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science has been named an Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Distinguished Scientist.