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UBC Computer Science Welcomes Nine New Faculty Members

UBC Computer Science welcomes nine new faculty members who joined our department as instructors and research faculty in the past 18 months: 


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Computer Science Professor Emeritus Richard Rosenberg Receives BCCLA Lifetime Achievement Award

UBC Computer Science Professor Emeritus Richard Rosenberg is the recipient of the BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) Lifetime Achievement Award.  This special award was presented to Dr. Rosenberg in honour of his commitment and contribution as a member of BCCLA for nearly thirty years.

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UBC Programming Team Wins 2016 ACM Regional Programming Competition

The UBC ACM programming team won first place at the 2016 ACM Pacific Northwest Regional Programming Competition, and will be advancing to the 2017 ACM World Finals. The teams faced tough competition, beating out teams from top schools including Stanford, Berkeley, and University of Washington. 

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Software as a Service Architecture at ACL-Talk by Peter Smith

Date: 
Thursday, June 30, 2016 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location: 
ICCSX836


SPEAKER: Peter Smith, ACL

HOST: Gail Murphy

TITLE: Software as a Service Architecture at ACL

ABSTRACT:

UBC Confirmed as One of the World's Top 25 Universities for Computer Science

In recent rankings of the world’s universities by discipline, UBC  has been ranked as one of the world’s top 25 universities for Computer Science twice.

The rankings are based on the university's reputation and research in the field.

In the US News and World Reports rankings, UBC Computer Science was placed 16th in the world and first in Canada.

UBC Computer Science Welcomes New Department Head Chen Greif

UBC Computer Science professor Chen Greif—an expert in scientific computing with a strong record in undergraduate teaching and service— is the new head of the Department of Computer Science, effective January 1, 2016.  
 

UBC Computer Science Ranks 1st in Canada, 16th in the World

UBC ranked as the top university in Canada for computer science, #16 overall, according to Best Global Universities report recently released by U.S. News.  The ranking is based on the university's reputation and research in the field. 

http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/canada/computer-science

 

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Coho Data Raises $30 Million in Investment

Coho Data, a web-scale storage company co-founded by UBC Computer Science Professor Andrew Warfield, has recently raised another $30 million in Series C funding.  This new round of funding was led by March Capital Partners with participation from Intel Capital and HP as well as existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Ignition Partners. 

UBC Computer Science Professor Gail Murphy, Alumnus Mik Kersten Receive the 2015 AOSA Most Influential Paper Award

UBC Computer Science Professor and Associate Dean of Science Gail Murphy, and UBC Computer Science alumnus Mik Kersten, are the co-recipients of the 2015 Aspect-Oriented Software Association (AOSA) 'Most Influential Paper from 10 Years Ago' Award.  Their paper from AOSA '05 "Mylar: a degree-of-interest model for IDEs" was selected by a jury of committee members from AOSA '05 and MODULARITY '15, as well as two members from the AOSA steering commit

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UBC Computer Science Professor Emeritus Paul Gilmore Passed Away


Paul Gilmore

Professor Emeritus Paul Carl Gilmore passed away on April 8, 2015.  Paul studied at UBC, Cambridge and Amsterdam University. After a successful career at IBM Research in New York, he returned with his family to Vancouver to head UBC’s Department of Computer Science in 1977. Recognized by the IBM Centers for Advanced Studies as a Canadian pioneer in computing, Paul was a scientist and logician with a love of the arts and the outdoors. A memorial service will be held on Monday, April 20 at 11 am at Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver.

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