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Thursday, August 15, 2019

Canadian team member ranks 3rd in the world at the 2019 IOI

Troy Vasiga, Victor Rong, George Gong Chen, Kevin Wan, Zixiang (Peter) Zhou, Carrie Knoll

The 31st International Olympiad in Informatics Canadian team returned home from Baku Azerbaijan with three medals, and Zixiang (Peter) Zhou ranked third in the world out of 327 competitors.

“Placing 3rd in the world is awesome,” said Associate Dean, Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach Troy Vasiga, and leader of the team. “Peter participated in the Japanese Olympiad, Central European Olympiad, and Russian and Chinese contests to prepare. It obviously paid off.”

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Three researchers awarded CFI funding

Building blueprint

Three researchers in the Faculty of Mathematics received funding valued over $350,000 through the John R. Evans Leaders Fund (JELF). On Monday, August 12, the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Sport, announced the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) funding for infrastructure.

Friday, August 2, 2019

Waterloo READI-ly helping Indonesia meet its actuarial needs

Students in Jakarta

The University of Waterloo, which is among the top universities in the world for actuarial science and number one in co-operative learning, has combined these two things to help build a stronger insurance and pension industry in Indonesia.

Learn more about this innovative program.

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. 

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