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CS Professor Joanna McGrenere Awarded Inria & Université Paris Sud International Research Chair

Computer Science Professor Joanna McGrenere has been awarded an Inria & Université Paris Sud International Research Chair. Joanna will spend 12 months over a 5-year period working with the Ex-Situ research team in Paris, collaborating on the project "Personalization through Co-Adaptive Human-Computer Interaction".

Congratulations, Joanna!

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Alumni/Industry Lecture: Reid Holmes - Measuring and Maintaining Software Quality

Date: 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Title: Measuring and Maintaining Software Quality

Speaker: Professor Reid Holmes, UBC Department of Computer Science

Date: Thursday, Sept 27, 2018

Time: 6 - 7:30 pm.  Networking starts at 6 pm, talk begins at 6:30 pm. Light refreshments will be served.

Analyst, Performance Measurement and Reporting, Evaluations

Employer: 
CPA Canada
Location: 
Burnaby, BC
Deadline: 
Jul 14, 2018
Job year level: 
Fourth year
Graduated Undergrad
Job Type: 
Full Time

In this role, responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Prototyping and programming databases (e.g. MS Access and VBA)
  • Automating manual processes
  • System testing the database design parts
  • Documenting development requirements

Job description and application instructions available in the attached PDF. For more information, see

https://www.cpacanada.ca/

CS Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown and his team win INFORMS Franz Edelman Achievement Award

UBC Computer Science Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown, together with Ph.D students Neil Newman and Alexandre Frechette, were members of a 19-person team that won the INFORMS Franz Edelman Award for Achievement in Operations Research and Management Sciences. Described as "the leading O.R.

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UBC ACM Programming Team Ranks 56 in World Finals

The UBC ACM Programming Team competed in the World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest in Beijing, China on April 19, 2018.  The team did really well, solving 4 problems and getting 56th place in the world (59th place when factoring in the solution times and failed attempts). UBC came in eighth among North American schools and first among the Canadian schools, beating out University of Waterloo for top honors.

Congratulations to the coach and team members!

     Daniel Du (coach CS3)

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CS Graduate students Francesco Vitale, Izabelle Janzen and CS Professor Joanna McGrenere receive 2018 CHI Best Paper Award

UBC Computer Science graduate students Francesco Vitale and Izabelle Janzen and UBC Computer Science Professor Joanna McGrenere won a Best Paper Award at the 2018 ACM CHI Conference. They presented their paper, titled “Hoarding and Minimalism: Tendencies in Digital Data Preservation” at CHI in Montréal, from April 21-26. The award is given to the top 1% of all paper submissions.

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CS Graduate Student Jordon Johnson Receives Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

Computer Science graduate student Jordon Johnson is the recipient of the UBC Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award.  The award is presented each year to 16 graduate students who have made outstanding contributions to teaching and learning at UBC.  The prize includes a certificate and $1,000. More information about the award is available here.

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World Book Day 2018

Date: 
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 | 10:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
ICICS/CS Reading Room (ICCS262)
Celebrate World Book Day with a FREE BOOK
Wednesday, April 18 | 10 am - 5 pm

You are invited to come by the Reading Room (ICCS262) to make a selection from our free book cart, including textbooks, math & computer science books, novels, magazines and more.

You may also bring in used books to donate or exchange for new ones (either the same day or beforehand) by bringing them to the Reading Room.

PhD Student Boris Dalstein Wins Alain Fournier PhD Dissertation Award

Computer Science Ph.D student Boris Dalstein is the recipient of the 2017 Alain Fournier Ph.D. Dissertation Award.  This is awarded for an exceptional computer graphics Ph.D.

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CS Professor Alla Sheffer Receives 2018 CHCCS/SCDHM Achievement Award

Computer Science Professor Alla Sheffer is the recipient of the 2018 CHCCS/SCDHM Achievement Award.  The Award is given by the Canadian Human-Computer Communications Society in recognition of her highly impactful contributions to research in the field of computer graphics. More details here

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