News archive - April 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

New software tool could provide answers to some of life’s most intriguing questions

DNA

A University of Waterloo researcher has spearheaded the development of a software tool that can provide conclusive answers to some of the world’s most fascinating questions. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Team of computer science students win inaugural Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award

Pat Martinson, Jason Williamson, Bing Xu Hu, Rebecca Brown

A team of three computer science students has won the Pasupalak Velocity CS Capstone Award for its entry in the 2019 Computer Science and Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium, an exhibition in which final-year students develop new products and practical solutions to problems across a variety of indu

Monday, April 15, 2019

Canada brings home hardware from 2019 European Girls’ Mathematical Oympiad

Canadian European Girls Math Olympiad team holding a Canadian flag

The second-ever Canadian team to compete in the European Girls Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) were awarded two medals and two honourable mentions.

Canada was represented at the EGMO by:

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Professor N. Asokan joins Cheriton School of Computer Science as Cheriton Chair

N. Asokan Photo credit: Tobias Scholl

Professor N. Asokan has joined the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science as a Professor and Cheriton Chair, effective September 2019. This position is supported by the David R.

Thursday, April 4, 2019

John Harris wins third place at Velocity Graduate Student Fund finals

John Harris

PhD candidate John Harris won third place at the Velocity Graduate Student Fund finals, a contest in which graduate students competed for an opportunity to win funds to help them develop their research projects into businesses. The finals are thanks to a generous contribution by alumnus Sam Pasupalak.

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