News archive - November 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

SYDE Professor featured in Digital Journal article about their groundbreaking AI for making AI more private and portable

New technology invented at the University of Waterloo is paving the way for artificial intelligence to break free of the Internet and cloud computing, offering a new means of portability.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Systems Design PhD student featured in Vice article about openining the black box of financial AI

One University of Waterloo (UW) PhD candidate has developed an AI program he says shines a light into that black box—the "white box" method—revealing the inner workings of the AI and allowing us to better understand what the computer is learning, how it is analyzing data, and why decisions are made.[Read more]

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award

Systems Design is pleased to recognize that Professor Igor Ivkovic was selected by the Engineering Society as the Fall 2017 term’s recipient of the Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award.

The award recognizes an instructor (professors, lecturers, or laboratory instructors) for their contributions to ensuring academic success for their students. More specifically, the award recognizes an instructor who has: