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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Mark Giesbrecht reappointed as Director of School of Computer Science

Professor Mark Giesbrecht has been reappointed as Director of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science, a position he has held since July 2014.

Monday, January 29, 2018

RBC to open a cybersecurity lab and fund new research at the University of Waterloo

The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is opening a cybersecurity lab and investing $1.78 million into research at the University of Waterloo to develop advanced cybersecurity and privacy tools.

Friday, January 26, 2018

New faculty member in computer science aims to create intelligent software–hardware systems for the Internet of Things

Omid Abari joins the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science as an Assistant Professor in the systems and networking research group. He specializes in developing wireless networks and mobile systems for the Internet of Things — interconnected devices that collect, share and analyze data.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Empowering girls by inspiring them to code in a fun and friendly female environment

Women were there in the beginning.

Women were the first computers — the people who performed complex mathematical calculations with pencil and chalk — and later, as the field of computer science emerged, they were the first programmers.

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

How blockchain can democratize green power

Professor Srinivasan Keshav recently wrote an article for ​The Conversation Canada about how blockchain technologies could help homeowners sell their green electricity to their neighbours. 

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