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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.

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.

Thursday, April 11, 2024

CS at Waterloo rises to 21st spot internationally, according to the 2024 QS World University Rankings

photo of the Davis Centre bathed in light from a sunset

Computer Science, the University of Waterloo’s top-ranked subject internationally, has risen in the global rankings to the 21st position, according to the latest edition of the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject released on April 10, 2024.
    
This is the fourth year in a row that Computer Science was in the top 25 internationally and the top-ranked subject at Waterloo.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Florian Kerschbaum receives $2 million grant from ORF to enhance data security in fintech and manufacturing

photo of Professors Florian Kerschbaum and N. Asokan

Professor Florian Kerschbaum has been awarded $2 million through the Ontario Research Fund to develop innovative data science and machine learning techniques aimed at safeguarding Ontario’s financial technology and manufacturing sectors from inadvertent data leaks. The project, led by Professor Kerschbaum as principal investigator and Professor N. Asokan as co-principal investigator, will enhance data security in these critical industries.

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