News for Current students

Monday, August 20, 2018

Getting your TV to better understand you

Researchers at the University of Waterloo and the University of Maryland have collaborated with the Comcast Applied AI Research Lab to improve the voice query understanding capabilities of the Comcast Xfinity X1 entertainment platform.

Monday, July 2, 2018

Professor David Toman promoted to full professor

The David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science is pleased to announce that Professor David Toman has been promoted to full professor effective July 1, 2018.

“Congratulations to David,” said Dan Brown, Director of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science. “This much-deserved promotion highlights the excellent contributions he has made in teaching and research, and we all celebrate this important milestone with him.”

Professor David Toman

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Michael Abebe receives prestigious 2018 Facebook Emerging Scholar Award

PhD student Michael Abebe is one of six recipients worldwide and the only recipient from Canada to receive a prestigious 2018 Facebook Emerging Scholar Award.

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Professor Tamer Özsu named 2018 Cheriton Faculty Fellow

Professor Tamer Özsu of the Data Systems Group, along with Professor Ed Lank of the Human-Computer Interation Group, have been named 2018 David R. Cheriton Faculty Fellows, positions they will hold until 2021. These prestigious three-year fellowships support the work of leading faculty members in the School of Computer Science and are made possible through the David R. Cheriton Endowment for Excellence in Computer Science.

Monday, May 14, 2018

Professor Maura Grossman’s expertise in legal search sought to assist in privilege review of documents in US v. Cohen case

Although federal prosecutors in the United States had originally objected to the appointment of an independent person to review materials the FBI seized from Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, they officially withdrew their opposition.

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