News archive - July 2019

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

How much is too much? Researchers balance information needs of parents with privacy of young children

Daycare worker playing with children

Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a blueprint for designing effective information systems that will help parents receive efficient updates about their school-aged children.

The system comes out of a study that examined the use of technologies such as GPS, fitness trackers and surveillance applications and the best ways these can be used to inform parents while respecting privacy.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Raouf Boutaba and his graduate students win best paper awards at NetSoft 2019

Nshid Shahriar, Raouf Boutaba

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Raouf Boutaba, his graduate students and international colleagues have received two best paper awards at NetSoft 2019, the 5th IEEE International Conference on Network Softwarization.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Md Faizul Bari, Michael Cormier and Michael Mior win Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Awards

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science logo

The Cheriton School of Computer Science is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural David R. Cheriton Distinguished Dissertation Award. Established in 2019, this award was created to recognize excellence in computer science doctoral research and writing. 

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Diana Skrzydlo awarded Faculty of Mathematics Award for Distinction in Teaching

Diana Skrzydlo with students

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is extremely proud to announce that Diana Skryzdlo has been granted the Distinction in Teaching award. Diana's, enthusiasm in the classroom and dedication to her students earned her a top spot for this award.  

Learn more about this award.

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Charles Clarke, Gordon Cormack and colleagues win 2019 ACM SIGIR Test of Time Award

Charles Clarke, Gordon Cormack and Olga Vechtomova

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professors Charlie Clarke and Gordon Cormack, Management Sciences Professor Olga Vechtomova, along with their former graduate students Maheedhar KollaAzin AshkanStefan Büt

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