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  1. Aug. 15, 2019JC Chang, Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo win best poster award at SCA 2019
    JC Chang and Christopher Batty

    JC Chang, a PhD student at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, his supervisor Professor Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo, a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, have received the best poster award at SCA 2019, the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation.

  2. Aug. 15, 2019Canadian team member ranks 3rd in the world at the 2019 IOI
    Troy Vasiga, Victor Rong, George Gong Chen, Kevin Wan, Zixiang (Peter) Zhou, Carrie Knoll

    The 31st International Olympiad in Informatics Canadian team returned home from Baku Azerbaijan with three medals, and Zixiang (Peter) Zhou ranked third in the world out of 327 competitors.

    “Placing 3rd in the world is awesome,” said Associate Dean, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Troy Vasiga, and leader of the team. “Peter participated in the Japanese Olympiad, Central European Olympiad, and Russian and Chinese contests to prepare. It obviously paid off.”

  3. Aug. 14, 2019Researchers use blockchain to drive electric-vehicle infrastructure
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    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have integrated the use of blockchain into energy systems, a development that could result in expanded charging infrastructure for electric vehicles.

    In a study that outlines the new blockchain-oriented charging system, the researchers found that there is a lack of trust among charging service providers, property owners and owners of electric vehicles (EVs). 

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  1. Sep. 27 to 29, 2019Waterloo Mathematics Undergraduate Research Conference
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    Applications were due by June 30, 2019.

    Meet leaders in mathematical, computer and statistical sciences at a two-day, all-expenses-paid conference hosted by the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo.

  2. Oct. 5 to 6, 2019Blockchain and Security Workshop
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    Blockchain technologies will greatly impact all aspects of business, government, and society. Before blockchains can be widely adopted and accepted however, academia and industry need to consider and address the security challenges associated with blockchain technologies. 

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