Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Two teams of Waterloo coders take on the global competition at simultaneous 46th and 47th ICPC World Finals

photo of the Waterloo team at 47th ICPC

Representing the University of Waterloo, two trios of algorithmic programmers put their coding skills to the test on the global stage at the 46th and 47th International Collegiate Programming Contest World Finals. Held in Luxor, Egypt, from April 14 to 19, the simultaneous global coding competitions marked the final contests among the world’s top programming talent from some 124 universities across more than 110 countries.

Monday, April 22, 2024

University of Waterloo names Cheriton School of Computer Science Director Raouf Boutaba a University Professor

University Professor Raouf Boutaba in front of the Davis Centre

Raouf Boutaba, Professor and Director of the Cheriton School of Computer Science, has been named a University Professor. Conferred by the University of Waterloo, this rare and prestigious recognition celebrates professors of international acclaim for their exceptional scholarly contributions.

Monday, April 22, 2024

Decades of Water Data: Doug Mulholland reflects on the environment, his research, and Earth Day

Photo of Doug Mulholland posing in front of a stream

For Doug Mulholland (BMath’82), a Research and Technical Manager at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, his work flows like water.

Friday, April 19, 2024

Computer Science startup SheepIt wins Velocity $5K Pitch Competition

Photo of team holding a $5,000 cheque

Congratulations to Computer Science student-led startup SheepIt, which won one of four $5000 prizes in the winter 2024 Velocity $5K Pitch Competition. 

The team was one of 26 that competed in the semi-finals and finals, out of more than one hundred applicants. 

"SheepIt is developing a tech solution for Canadian sheep farmers, who currently rely on pencil and paper for data tracking,” said Computer Science student Josiah Plett, pitching on behalf of his team.

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Generative AI and the legal system

photo of Research Professor Maura R. Grossman in DC

Maura R. Grossman, JD, PhD, is a Research Professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science, cross-appointed to the School of Public Health Sciences, at Waterloo; an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School; and an affiliate faculty member of the Vector Institute for Artificial Intelligence. She is also Principal at Maura Grossman Law, an eDiscovery law and consulting firm in Buffalo, New York.

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