Jo Atlee receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Thursday, May 23, 2024

Cheriton School of Computer Science Professor Jo Atlee has been named a recipient of the 2023 CS-Can | Info-Can’s Lifetime Achievement Award in Computer Science.

CS-Can | Info-Can is a non-profit professional society dedicated to representing all aspects of computer science and the interests of the discipline across Canada. Over the past decade, their Lifetime Achievement Awards recognize current or former faculty members of Canadian universities who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to computer science research, teaching, and service.

Headshot of Jo Atlee

“Congratulations to Jo Atlee on receiving such a recognition,” said Raouf Boutaba, University Professor and Director of the Cheriton School of Computer Science. “This honour is greatly deserved as Jo is an internationally renowned researcher in software engineering. She is also recognized nationally as a leading advocate for opportunities for women in computer science. Several of our Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) initiatives, such as the Women in Computer Science (WiCS), have flourished because of her persistence and willingness to push limits.”

Read the full article from Computer Science to learn more.