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CS Emeritus Professor Alan Mackworth Receives the Inaugural AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award

UBC Computer Science Professor Emeritus Alan Mackworth is the recipient of the inaugural AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award.  The award is in recognition of Professor Mackworth’s long term and substantial contributions to research in the field of aging and technology, as well as his significant contribution towards the mission and vision of AGE-WELL

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Congratulations, Alan!

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UBC Computer Science Welcomes Four Assistant Professors

UBC Computer Science welcomes the latest additions to our department, four new assistant professors.

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In Memoriam: Professor William Aiello

It is with deep sadness that we share the news that our dear friend and colleague, Bill Aiello, passed away peacefully the morning of October 1, 2019.  Bill spent his last days in the palliative care unit of Vancouver General Hospital, and because of the unit’s unique configuration, he was able to spend quality time there with his family, which was a great comfort to him and them.

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Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer Receives USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award

UBC Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer is the recipient of the USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award ("The Flame").  The award recognizes Professor Seltzer's research in experimental file and storage systems, her development of new storage paradigms, and her dedication to and steering of the USENIX community.  Other than doing great work in many areas of computer systems, especially in file and storage systems and databases, Professor Seltzer is al

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CS Professor Ivan Beschastnikh Helps Launch Blockchain Training Program with the NSERC CREATE grant

UBC Computer Science Assistant Professor Ivan Beschastnikh is part of an inter-disciplinary, campus-wide Blockchain@UBC team that will launch Canada's first blockchain and distributed ledger technology training path for UBC graduate students. Under the leadership of Associate Professor Victoria Lemieux (iSchool), the team successfully received an NSERC CREATE grant to sponsor this effort.

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UBC Flag Lowered on April 10 in Remembrance of Computer Science Emeritus Professor Richard Rosenberg

 The BC, Musqueam and UBC flags will be lowered on Wednesday, April 10, in remembrance of Computer Science Emeritus Professor Richard Rosenberg, who started teaching at the Computer Science Department in 1968, and played a pivotal role in founding and developing the department and the Artificial Intelligence research group.

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Diversity: A Brief History

Like other STEM fields of study, computer science has historically been male-dominated. To redress this male-female disparity, in (2000), the department formed the Focus on Women in Computer Science (FoWCS) Committee, a working group tasked with increasing the participation of women in computer science at UBC.

UBC Computer Science Associate Professor Leonid Sigal Appointed Canada Research Chair in Computer Vision and Machine Learning

UBC Computer Science Associate Professor Leonid Sigal is the new Canada Research Chair in Computer Vision and Machine Learning.  He becomes one of 5 Canada Research Chairs in Computer Science at UBC.

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PhD student Yasha Pushak and Affiliate Professor Holger Hoos win 2018 PPSN Best Paper Award

Computer Science PhD student Yasha Pushak and Affiliate Professor Holger Hoos won the best paper award at the 15th international conference on Parallel Problem Solving from Nature (PPSN 2018) in Coimbra, Portugal.

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