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CS Emeritus Professor Alan Mackworth Receives the Inaugural AGE-WELL Honorary Fellow Award
Michele Ng Tue, 2019-10-29 09:53

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...

UBC Computer Science Welcomes Four Assistant Professors
Michele Ng Wed, 2019-10-16 18:31

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

In Memoriam: Professor William Aiello
William Aiello
Michele Ng Fri, 2019-10-04 09:55

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...

Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer Receives USENIX Lifetime Achievement Award
Michele Ng Wed, 2019-07-17 15:50

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...

Industry Partnership@CS Reid Holmes Mon, 2019-06-24 15:40

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CS Professor Ivan Beschastnikh Helps Launch Blockchain Training Program with the NSERC CREATE grant
Michele Ng Wed, 2019-06-12 18:36

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...

UBC Flag Lowered on April 10 in Remembrance of Computer Science Emeritus Professor Richard Rosenberg
Michele Ng Wed, 2019-04-10 11:44

 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...

Diversity: A Brief History Joël Pittet Tue, 2019-01-15 11:39

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

PhD student Yasha Pushak and Affiliate Professor Holger Hoos win 2018 PPSN Best Paper Award
Michele Ng Thu, 2018-10-18 15:21

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.