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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.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

2014 Cheriton Symposium poster competition results

On September 19, the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science hosted it's annual research symposium in the Davis Centre. 

28 graduate students, including those who were awarded Cheriton scholarships displayed their research posters in the great hall. Two prizes are awarded to the best posters present at the symposium. The first prize winner is awarded $300 and $200 goes to the second prize winner.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

PhD Candidate Awarded Best Student Paper at 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science PhD candidate, Fathiyeh Faghih (Borzoo Bonakdarpour), has been awarded the best student paper for her work on "SMT-based Synthesis of Distributed Self-stabilizing Protocols", at the 16th International Symposium on Stabilization, Safety, and Security of Distributed Systems (SSS '14), in Paderborn, Germany.

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

MMath candidate awarded Distinguished Student Author Award at ISSAC.

MMath candidate Shiyun Yang (supervised by Arne Storjohann) was awarded a Distinguished Student Author Award last week at the International Symposium of Symbolic and Algebraic Computing (ISSAC), for her paper Linear Independence Oracles and Applications to Rectangular and Low Rank Linear Systems.
Shiyun Yang has just completed her MMath thesis and is a member of the
Friday, July 4, 2014

The Accelerator Centre appoints CS alumnus as Chief Executive Officer

CS alumnus Paul Salvini has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer at the Accelerator Centre and Associate Vice-President, Research Commercialization at the University of Waterloo.

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