There’s been no navel-gazing by UBC Computer Science alumnus Shehzad Noor Taus Priyo since he made the Top 30 Under 30 list by Forbes Magazine. Or even before that. Priyo graduated from UBC Computer Science in 2020 with a BSc in computer science and mathematics.
Yvonne Coady shares her memories of working on assignments in the computer science lab late at night, and having to perform victory dances upon figuring out a solution to the coding problems she was trying to solve.
Hear how Murray Goldberg chose computer science over dentistry after taking a UBC computer science course in his third year. Murray went on to find WebCT and is now the founder and CEO of Marine Learning Systems.
Watch this video about a CS alum who did his BA in computer science at UBC. Mehryar Maalam went on to put his software skills to work at IBM and works with Shopify today. His initial attraction to computer science was realizing how quickly one can build something with software.
UBC Computer Science alumnus Mik Kersten has received an investment injection of $100 million from Sumeru Equity Partners for his ultra-successful spinoff company, Tasktop. He shares his journey... “I was ten when we escaped from Poland and moved to Ottawa. I graduated from high school there, then
As Vice President of Software Engineering at Broadridge Financial, UBC CS Alumna Ghislaine Chan’s days are very full. And that seems to be right up her alley. Ghislaine has long been passionate about contributing in meaningful ways, which is evident with a glance at her robust education and work history.
Elaine Chang has a passion for learning, growing from different experiences to another, and she’s equally excited about sharing what she knows with others. These traits make her uniquely suited to her work as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, where she combines her love of technology with business applications to help create cutting-edge software products.
“Big complex problems don’t scare me anymore, they’re exciting,” tells computer scientist Leigh-Anne Mathieson. For the past three years Leigh-Anne has been conducting bio-computing research at the University of British Columbia. Her research scope explores the computational difficulty of problems that model the folding of ribonucleic acid (RNA) molecules.
UBC Assistant Professor of Computer Science Andy Warfield has won awards that range from the UBC Terrific TA Award to an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Studentship, a Cambridge Commonwealth Scholarship, and most recently, the prestigious Sloan Research Fellowship.