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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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Previous Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Previous Projects

Summer 2017

Ivan Beschastnikh

Project 1: Analysis of distributed systems

Mutation testing is a strategy for evaluating the efficacy of a test suite. You change, or mutate, the subject program and then see if the test suite finds the change (by failing). We are developing a mutation testing framework for distributed systems. If you like program analysis and/or distributed systems, then this project is for you.

Project 2: Cloud computing

Computer Science Undergraduates Alice Fredine & Scott Henry Win Best Presentation at CUCSC

Computer Science students Alice Fredine and Scott Henry were awarded Best Presentation at the 2017 Canadian Undergraduate Computer Science Conference. Their presentation was on Social Assistive Chatbots, examining how technology can be used to empower introverts’ communication. The research was developed during CPSC 444, Advanced Human Computer Interaction, taught by Joanna McGrenere.

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UBC Computer Science Student Eviatar Bach Receives Honourable Mention at NCRC

UBC Computer Science student Eviatar Bach received an Honorable Mention for the poster competition (physical sciences category) at the National Collegiate Research Conference held at Harvard University from January 21 to 23, 2016. His project, done under the supervision of Dr. Valentina Radić in the Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, focuses on estimating sea level rise due to mountain glaciers, as well as on elucidating the sensitivity of glaciers to different factors.

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Three UBC Computer Science students jump into open source with OpenMRS and Sahana Eden

UBC Bachelor of Computer Science students Matt MacLennan, Scott Buchanan, and Nicholas Folk recently completed their directed studies course in which they contributed to Humanitarian Free and Open Source Projects Sahana Eden and OpenMRS.  They documented their experience in an article on

UBC SailBots Captures Third Victory at 2014 International Robotic Sailing Regatta

UBC Computer Science students Arek Sredzki and Josh Andrews were part of the UBC SailBots team that won the 2014 International Robotic Sailing Regatta. The team, comprising of students from several departments in Engineering and Science, completed the competition with a perfect score of 50 out of 50 points.  This third-straight victory makes the UBC team the most successful team in the competition's history.  Congratulations to Arek and Josh and all the team members!

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BizTech: Futures in IT Conference

Date: 
Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 6:30pm - 9:00pm
The theme this year is “Big Data - Implementing Business Outcome Driven Analytics”. This conference consists of two keynote presentations, a case analysis workshop, dinner, a panel discussion and a networking opportunity at the end.

Date: November 21st, 2013 - Thursday
Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00pm
Dress Code:Business Casual
Registration Link: http://ubcbiztech.rezgo.com/

Facebook Tech Talk

Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Wonder how Facebook stores over 100 million photos everyday?  Come hear about Facebook's Cold Storage Technology. 

Date: Tues., Nov 19
Time: 5:30 pm
Location: DMP 110
RSVP

ImageX Open House

Date: 
Thursday, November 7, 2013 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

You're invited to come to ImageX's new office and explore career opportunities with one of Vancouver's leading open source development companies.

Date: Thurs., Nov 7
Time: 6- 8 pm
Location: 208-5589 Byrne Rd., Burnaby

Resume Drop-in Editing

Date: 
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 | 12:30pm - 3:30pm

Date: Tues. Oct 29
Time: 12:30 - 3:30 pm
Location: Rm 253 ICCS

20 min drop-in sessions for CS undergrads available with Diane Johnson, the department's Career Planning and Placement Coordinator. Sign up sheet will be posted on Room 253 ICCS door by 10 am on Sept 29.

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