Computer Science Professor Anne Condon Appointed as Council Member of NSERC Governing Council

Computer Science Professor Anne Condon is appointed by the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, as a new member of the governing council for the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).

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Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown Elected 2018 AAAI Fellow

Congratulations to Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown, who has been named AAAI Fellow.  The AAAI Fellows webpage states: “Each year the AAAI recognizes a group of individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence through the continuation of its Fellows program. The AAAI Fellows Program, as originally chartered, honors a small percentage of the AAAI membership.

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CS Professor Emeritus David Kirkpatrick Receives CS-Can/Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award

David Kirkpatrick has won a Lifetime Achievement Award of CS-Can/Info-Can, the national organization of Canadian Computer Science Departments/Schools/Faculties. David is one of Canada's most accomplished and respected theoretical computer scientists, internationally recognized for his seminal contributions to the design and mathematical analysis of algorithms and data structures.

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CS Alumnae Hasti Seifi Awarded NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship

UBC CS alumnae Hasti Seifi is awarded an NSERC Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF). The NSERC PDF Program provides support to a small group of highly promising researchers at a pivotal time in their careers, and is intended to secure a supply of highly qualified Canadians with leading edge scientific and research skills for Canadian industry, government and universities. Hasti is holding the award at the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems in Germany, collaborating with the UBC CS professor Karon MacLean on an international research project.

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Sessional Lecturer Positions

Sessional Lecturer Positions - Summer Terms 1 & 2

UPDATE: the application deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications 

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications from outstanding individuals for teaching undergraduate courses within the Department of Computer Science.  The positions are open for individuals with a proven track record in teaching and education.  Having a PhD is an advantage, but it is not a strict requirement.

UBC Expands Tech Education with Investment from Province

An investment from the Province of British Columbia will create 624 undergraduate spaces for domestic students at UBC’s Vancouver campus for biomedical engineering, computer science, and manufacturing engineering programs to meet growing demand for talent in B.C.’s technology sector.

“We’re grateful for this investment, which enables UBC to educate more students from B.C. and across Canada to deepen the talent pool for data scientists, software developers, biomedical researchers, and manufacturing innovators in B.C. companies,” said UBC President Santa J. Ono.

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Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown's team selected as finalist for Franz Edelman Award

CS Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown's team at the Federal Communications Commission is among the six finalists selected for the prestigious Franz Edelman Award for Achievements in Operations Research and Management Science.  This international award recognizes research efforts that transform and revolutionize how we approach some of the world's most complex problems.  The award will be announced at the INFORMS Conference on Business Analytics and Operations Research in Baltimore, MD on April 15 - 17.  More information

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UBC Computer Science professors play leading role in AI 100 Report

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is emerging as a disruptive technology. UBC researchers have long been leaders in the development of AI.  Recently, three UBC Computer Science professors, Holger Hoos, Kevin Leyton-Brown and Alan Mackworth, have played key roles in documenting the progress and the perils of AI. The One Hundred Year Study on Artificial Intelligence (AI100), based at Stanford, is a 100-year effort to examine and anticipate how artificial intelligence will change our society.

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CPSC 110 L2N

Repeats every week every Thursday 52 times until Fri Apr 06 2018 .
Thursday, January 4, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, January 11, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, January 18, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, January 25, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 8, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 15, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 15, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 22, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, March 29, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm
Thursday, April 5, 2018 | 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner and her team receive 2017 InfoVis Best Paper Honourable Mention

UBC Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner won a best paper honorable mention award at the IEEE Conference on Information Visualization with current collaborators and UBC alumni Heidi Lam and Melanie Tory of Tableau Research. Their paper "Bridging From Goals to Tasks with Design Study Analysis Reports" was presented at InfoVis in Phoenix AZ from Oct 1-6 2017, whose proceedings are published as a special issue of IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.

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