Thursday, January 26, 2023

Cheriton School of Computer Science data systems researchers receive 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award

photo of Ken Salem, Mushi Wang and Semih Salihoglu

Cheriton students Jeremy Chen, Yuqing Huang and Mushi Wang and Professors Semih Salihoğlu and Ken Salem have received a 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award for their paper “Accurate summary-based cardinality estimation through the lens of cardinality estimation graphs.” No stranger to scholarly recognition, this research earlier received the Best Experiment, Analysis and Benchmark Award at VLDB 2022, the 48th International Conference on Very Large Databases, where it was presented originally.

Friday, January 20, 2023

CS alum and start-up founder Ian MacKinnon giving inaugural talk at Math Innovation Office’s Entrepreneurship and Impact Series

image depicting the Entrepreneurship and Impact Series

Computer Science alumnus and start-up founder Ian MacKinnon is visiting campus for an “Ask Me Anything” session on Monday, January 23, 2023 at 4:30 p.m., kicking off the first in a new Entrepreneurship and Impact Series from the Math Innovation Office.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Jimmy Lin named a 2022 ACM Fellow

photo of Professor Jimmy Lin in Hawaii

Professor Jimmy Lin has been named a 2022 ACM Fellow for his contributions to question answering, information retrieval, and natural language processing.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Waterloo's Cheriton researchers lead university and industry consortium to develop secure 5G mobile networks, advance Canada’s security and defence

photo of Raouf Boutaba, Noura Limam and Diogo Barradas
  • The project will focus on secure and reliable end-to-end network slicing for 5G mobile and beyond networks in collaboration with leading Canadian companies including BlackBerry, Rockport Networks, and NoviFlow
  • BlackBerry to develop novel technologies to support Zero Trust approach to software supply chain
  • Rockport scale fabrics to support AI at the edge for safety-critical autonomous systems
  • NoviFlow high-performance SDN network operating software to support the deployment of the multi-access edge cloud

Thursday, December 15, 2022

ACM names Khuzaima Daudjee Distinguished Member

photo of Professor Khuzaima Daudjee

The Association for Computing Machinery has named Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Khuzaima Daudjee a Distinguished Member for his outstanding scientific contributions to computing.

“On behalf of ACM and the Distinguished Member Committee, I am delighted that you are among the inductees honored with this designation and congratulate you on this well-deserved recognition,” wrote Geraldine Fitzpatrick, Chair of the ACM Distinguished Member Committee, in her letter to Professor Daudjee.

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