News archive - April 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Three faculty members appointed University Research Chairs

Kate Larson, Matthew Kennedy, and N. Sri Namachchivaya

Professors Kate Larson, Matthew Kennedy, and N. Sri Namachchivaya have all been appointed as University Research Chair in recognition of their outstanding research contributions. Waterloo’s designation of University Research Chair recognizes exceptional achievement of faculty and their pre-eminence in a field of knowledge.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Benoit Charbonneau awarded the FAUW Equity & Inclusivity Award

Benoit Charbonneau in front of the omnitruncated dodecaplex

Associate Professor Benoit Charbonneau is one of three recipients of the Faculty Association’s Equity Committee Equity and Inclusivity Awards.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

David Gosset receives the TQC 2019 Outstanding Paper Prize

David Gosset

C&O professor David Gosset and John Smolin (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) will receive the Outstanding Paper Prize at TQC 2019, the 14th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography. Read the full story.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Machine-learning earnings: Novel approach triples investment success

Dollar signs on a blue background

University of Waterloo researchers have developed a new framework that increases the probability of meeting your investment target by threefold.

The data-driven approach, which is enhanced by machine learning, significantly outperforms traditional methods used by investors and people saving for retirement.

Thursday, April 18, 2019

New AI tool able to better identify bad data

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Researchers have developed a novel tool for managing the quality of your data. 

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