Thursday, June 16, 2022

Beyond the deepfake: Computer science alum pushing boundaries of AI in cinema and metaverse

Jyoti Joshi

A former postdoctoral researcher at the Cheriton School of Computer Science is leading the charge in artificial intelligence in the entertainment and film industry with her company, Kroop AI.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Aukosh Jagannath and Florian Kerschbaum announced as winners of 2022 Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award

Aukosh Jagannath and Florian Kerschbaum

Aukosh Jagannath (l) and Florian Kerschbaum (r), the 2022 winners of the Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Awards for the Faculty of Mathematics. The Math Research Office adjudicates and administers the award.

The Faculty of Mathematics Research Office recently announced its 2022 recipients of the Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award.

Monday, June 13, 2022

Karen Yeats awarded renewed Canada Research Chair

Karen Yeats

Karen Yeats, an associate professor in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization, has recently been named among the latest cohort of Canada Research Chairs.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Ericsson accepting EIA competition submissions from students starting June 16

Solar panels

The Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) competition is open to university students based anywhere on earth, and it recognizes innovative concepts that use technology to solve global challenges. This year Ericsson is challenging teams to “Impact our Sustainable Future.”

Friday, June 10, 2022

CS Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Tony Chan, June 15

Tony Chan

The Cheriton School of Computer will hold the next edition of its Distinguished Lecture Series on June 15, featuring Tony Chan, the President of King Abdullah University of Science and Technology.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Jun Liu awarded renewed Canada Research Chair

Jun Liu

Jun Liu, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, was named among this year’s Canada Research Chairs from the Government of Canada.

Liu’s research focuses on control and dynamical systems, with a specific interest in the control of robotics and machinery.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Robin Wen wins Alumni Gold Medal for 2022 graduating class

Robin Wen

Robin Wen, a student who recently finished a program in mathematical physics, is this year’s recipient of the Alumni Gold Medal for the Faculty of Mathematics.

The award is administered through Alumni Relations and goes to an outstanding student with top-notch grades and academic potential.

One undergraduate student from each of the university’s six faculties receives the award at spring convocation.

Thursday, June 9, 2022

Leni Ven awarded Governor General’s Silver Medal

Leni Ven

Leni Ven, an undergraduate student who has recently completed a data science degree in the Cheriton School of Computer Science, has been awarded the Governor General’s Silver Medal.

The award recognizes a student graduating from the Faculty of Mathematics with the highest overall average.

Friday, June 3, 2022

Amanda Garcia and Burcu Karabina win online course design award

Amanda Garcia and Burcu Karabina

A team of two math faculty members has won the Excellence in Online Course Design award for the 2021-22 academic year.

Amanda Garcia and Burcu Karabina are teaching faculty with the Math Undergraduate Office and were nominated for their work designing the online course MATH 237: Calculus 3 for Honours Mathematics.

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