Computer scientists at the University of Waterloo have found a novel approach that significantly improves the storage efficiency and output speed of computer systems.
Current data storage systems use only one storage server to process information, making them slow to retrieve information to display for the user. A backup server only becomes active if the main storage server fails.
On the heels of a recent warning from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees that climate change will force millions around the world to relocate away from coastal areas, a new study co-authored by a University of Waterloo researcher offers the first clear tool to predict where these climate migrants could move to, and how this will affect communities.
The University of Waterloo has created a scholarship and memorial fund to honour the memories of members of the university community who died in the crash of Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 in Iran.
Among the people with ties to Canada who died were Waterloo PhD students Marzieh (Mari) Foroutan and Mansour Esnaashary Esfahani, alumnus Mojgan Daneshmand (PhD ’06), her husband Pedram Moussavi (a former Waterloo postdoctoral fellow) and their two young children, Daria and Dorina, as well as former student Dr. Neda Saddighi.
As the world's experts race to find ways to combat climate change, new findings reveal that an experimental process to redirect the sun's energy could mitigate both climate change and global income inequality.
Appearing in Nature Communications, Juan Moreno-Cruz, a professor in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo, worked with an international team of transdisciplinary researchers, including Anthony Harding and Katharine Ricke of UC San Diego's School of Global Policy and Strategy, who lead the study.