News archive - June 2019

Friday, June 28, 2019

Ian Goldberg named Canada Research Chair

Professor Ian Goldberg

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science researcher Ian Goldberg has been named a tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Privacy Enhancing Technologies. 

Friday, June 28, 2019

Cameron Stewart named CMS Second Inaugural Class of Fellows

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At the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Winter Meeting Banquet in Toronto on December 8, 2019, the CMS will recognize Cameron Stewart as part of the Second Inaugural Class of Fellows.

One of 11 of the 2019 fellows, Stewart has been a faculty member in the Department of Pure Mathematics since 1978. Read the rest of the story.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Researchers: Wave goodbye to smart phones that don't recognize gesture commands

Female holding cellphone in the air

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a strategy that could reduce the level of frustration users experience when giving gesture commands to smart devices and smart environments.

In a study that outlines the new strategy, the researchers found that when developing smart devices to recognize gesture input, the adage, “If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try again,” can be applied to boost users’ perceptions of system reliability.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

David Gosset appointed CIFAR Fellow

David Gosset

C&O Professor David Gosset has been appointed a Fellow of the CIFAR program in Quantum Information Science. The fellowship is for a five-year term, beginning on July 1, 2019.

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) is a Canadian-based, global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most important questions. CIFAR’s community of fellows includes 19 Nobel laureates and more than 400 researchers from 22 countries.

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