News archive - 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Professor Srinivasan Keshav named IEEE Fellow, the Institute’s highest recognition

Srinivasan Keshav

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Srinivasan Keshav has been named by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to fair queueing techniques and flow-control algorithms in computer networks.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Waterloo programmers earn top spots in programming competition

ACM logo

Four teams of programmers from the University of Waterloo swept the top spots at an Association for Computing Machinery regional International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) over the weekend. 

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Carbon emissions will start to dictate stock prices

Pollution from smoke stacks

Companies that fail to curb their carbon output may eventually face the consequences of asset devaluation and stock price depreciation, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.

The researchers further determined that the failure of companies within the emission-intensive sector to take carbon reduction actions could start negatively impacting the general stock market in as little as 10 years’ time.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Ali Abedi and Mohammad Mazaheri win first prize at ACM MobiCom 2018

Professor Omid Abari (L), Mohammad Mazaheri (centre) and Ali Abedi (R) display the mmPi

Ali Abedi and Mohammad Mazaheri won first place at the ACM Student Research Competition at MobiCom 2018, the 24thACM Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking.

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