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  1. June 3, 2020Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics professor is New Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society President
    Professor Marek Stastna

    University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Mathematics professor Marek Stastna will serve as President of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS). Stastna, a member of the water institute, will lead this important organization that promotes meteorology and oceanography in Canada and serves the interests of meteorologists, climatologists, oceanographers, and limnologists hydrologists, and cryospheric scientists. 

  2. May 29, 2020WiCS receives $90,000 from NSERC to develop technology entrepreneurship programs for girls and young women
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    Women in Computer Science (WiCS) has received $90,000 from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council’s PromoScience Program to establish Girls Mean Business. This new WiCS outreach program will encourage girls and young women in grades 6 to 12 to explore technology and to develop their entrepreneurial skills.

  3. May 29, 2020Waterloo-based AI start-up Inductiv acquired by Apple
    Ihab Ilyas

    Waterloo-based Inductiv Inc., an AI start-up that uses machine learning to automate the task of identifying and correcting errors in data, has been bought by tech giant Apple.

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