News archive - June 2022

Monday, June 27, 2022

Cheriton researchers develop new passing models with NHL tracking data, win best research paper award at LINHAC 2022

photo of David Radke and Professor Tim Brecht

PhD candidate David Radke, Professor Tim Brecht, and their colleague (and David’s brother) Daniel Radke have received the best research paper award at LINHAC 2022, the Linköping Hockey Analytics Conference held in Sweden.

Monday, June 20, 2022

Anil Pacaci, M. Tamer Özsu, colleague Angela Bonifati receive best paper award at ICDE 2022

photo of M. Tamer Özsu and Anil Pacaci

PhD student Anil Pacaci, University Professor M. Tamer Özsu, and their colleague Professor Angela Bonifati from Claude Bernard Lyon 1 University in France have received a best paper award at ICDE 2022, the 38th IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Beyond the deepfake: Computer science alum pushing boundaries of AI in cinema and metaverse

photo of Jyoti Joshi

A former postdoctoral researcher at the Cheriton School of Computer Science is leading the charge in artificial intelligence in the entertainment and film industry with her company, Kroop AI.

Jyoti Joshi, Kroop AI’s cofounder and CEO, worked as a Waterloo researcher in the specialized fields of computer vision and affective computing in 2016. She collaborated with Professor Jesse Hoey, whose research in emotional artificial intelligence and affective computing complimented her interests.

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

Eight Cheriton School of Computer Science faculty members receive 2021 Outstanding Performance Award

photo of the eight 2021 Outstanding Performance Awardees

Cheriton School of Computer Science faculty members Robin Cohen, Khuzaima Daudjee, Ian Goldberg, Jesse Hoey, Florian Kerschbaum, Jimmy Lin, Victoria Sakhnini and Dave Tompkins have each received a 2021 Outstanding Performance Award. 

Established in 2005, these prestigious awards recognize University of Waterloo faculty members for their outstanding contributions.

Monday, June 13, 2022

University Professor Ming Li elected Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering

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University Professor Ming Li has been elected to the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is one of 47 Fellows in Canada, along with six international Fellows, who will be officially inducted into the Academy at a June 17, 2022 ceremony in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

University Professor Li was elected to the Academy for his significant research contributions that span many areas, including —

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