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Thursday, June 13, 2024

University Professor M. Tamer Özsu receives ACM Presidential Award

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University Professor M. Tamer Özsu has received the ACM Presidential Award for long-standing and significant contributions to the computing field and its scientific community in general, as well as to ACM in particular. He is one of seven individuals recognized for exemplary service to the computing field.

Thursday, March 14, 2024

M. Tamer Özsu, founding member of the Data Systems Group, receives 2024 IEEE TCDE Education Award

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University Professor M. Tamer Özsu has received the 2024 IEEE Technical Committee on Data Engineering Education Award for his fundamental contributions to data management and data science pedagogy. One of four prestigious annual awards conferred by IEEE TCDE, the Education Award recognizes database researchers who have made an impact on data engineering education, including impact on the next generation of data engineering practitioners and researchers.

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Renée J. Miller named Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Intelligence, will bring expertise in data science to the School’s world-class Data Systems Group

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Professor Renée J. Miller has been named the Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Intelligence. She is currently a University Distinguished Professor at Khoury College of Computer Science at Northeastern University. She will be joining the University of Waterloo in June 2024 as the Cheriton School of Computer Science’s first Canada Excellence Research Chair, bringing her expertise in data science to the School’s world-class Data Systems Group.

Thursday, May 18, 2023

DSG graduate Michael Abebe receives Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Award

photo of Professor Khuzaima Daudjee and PhD graduate Michael Abebe

Recent PhD graduate Michael Abebe has received the 2023 Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Award. Now in its fifth year, the award was established to recognize excellence in computer science doctoral research. In addition to the recognition, recipients receive a cash prize of $1,000.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

Data systems researchers receive 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award

photo of Ken Salem, Mushi Wang and Semih Salihoglu

Cheriton students Jeremy Chen, Yuqing Huang and Mushi Wang and Professors Semih Salihoğlu and Ken Salem have received a 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award for their paper “Accurate summary-based cardinality estimation through the lens of cardinality estimation graphs.” No stranger to scholarly recognition, this research earlier received the Best Experiment, Analysis and Benchmark Award at VLDB 2022, the 48th International Conference on Very Large Databases, where it was presented originally.

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