The following is excerpted from an article by Simona Chiose, published in the Globe and Mail on April 16, 2018
When Joanne Atlee was an undergraduate student in computer science, more than a third of her class was made up of women. In graduate school, those ranks began to thin out, a decline that has continued through much of her career as a professor at the University of Waterloo.
“All of a sudden I am an instructor at Waterloo and 10 per cent of the class is female and it’s ‘Oh no, what happened?’”
Khuzaima Daudjee has been elevated to the grade of Senior Member by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, an honour bestowed to IEEE members who have made significant contributions to the profession.
PhD candidate Mike Schaekermann is one of 39 recipients globally and the only candidate from Canada to receive a prestigious 2018 Google PhD Fellowship. Established in 2009 and awarded annually since, Google PhD Fellowships recognize and support exceptional doctoral students as they pursue their research, as well as connect them to a Google Research Mentor.
Professor Maura Grossman has been recognized by eDiscovery Daily as a thought leader driving the development and application of electronic discovery, computer-assisted processes used to select and prioritize legal documents for review.