Women

UBC Computer Science Undergaduate Wongelawit Teka Zewde Featured in AWiB article

Wongelawit Teka Zewde is currently in her last year at the UBC studying Mathematical Science (Computer Science, Math and Statistics combined). Having the opportunity to study at UBC on a full scholarship and completing her co-op at SAP as a software developer has allowed her to explore her interest in technology and entrepreneurship. She was introduced to the industry in first year when she took CPSC 100 (Computational Thinking) by Prof. Rachel Pottinger who inspired and motivated her to take more computer science courses.

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CS Professor Cristina Conati Named Senior AAAI Member

UBC Computer Science Professor Cristina Conati is awarded Senior Member status by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence (AAAI), in recognition of her significant accomplishments within the field of artificial intelligence.  Cristina is one of ten honorees who have been awarded this status this year. The announcement can be found here.

Congratulations, Cristina!

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Alumni/Industry Lecture: Professor Margo Seltzer - An NVM Carol: Visions of NVM Past, Present, and Future

Date: 
Thursday, March 21, 2019 | 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Title: An NVM Carol: Visions of NVM Past, Present, and Future

Speaker: Professor Margo Seltzer, Canada 150 Research Chair in Computer Systems; Cheriton Family Chair in Computer Science at UBC

Date: Thurs. March 21, 2019

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

Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner Receives 2018 UBC Killam Research Prize

UBC Computer Science Professor Tamara Munzner has been awarded a 2018 UBC Killam Research Prize, in recognition of her outstanding research and scholarly contributions. 

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Computer Science Professor Margo Seltzer elected a member of NAE

Computer Science Professor and Canada 150 Research Chair Margo Seltzer has been elected a Member of the United States National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for her outstanding contributions to research, practice and education in databases, file systems, and operating systems.  Election to the National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors.

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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 CS Student Beriwan Ravandi Named Quip Diversity Scholar

Computer Science student Beriwan Ravandi is named a 2018 Quip Diversity Scholar. The scholarship goes to individuals across North America who demonstrate incredible grit and a strong commitment to improving inclusivity and promoting diversity within technology and beyond.

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CS Undergraduate Student Giulia Mattia Receives Two BC Tech Awards

Computer Science undergraduate student Giulia Mattia is the recipient of both the 2018 BC Tech Scholarship Award and the 2018 Bill Tam Scholarship Award.  The BC Tech Award support post-secondary students in their goal of pursuing an education in STEM-related fields, and the Bill Tam Award recognizes one high school and one post-secondary student who exemplify the

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CS Alumnae Hasti Seifi Receives 2017 EuroHaptics Society PhD Thesis Award

UBC Computer Science alumnae Dr. Hasti Seifi is the winner of the 2017 EuroHaptics Society PhD Thesis Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in the field of haptics. The award honors research she conducted at UBC's Department of Computer Science, where she completed her doctorate under the supervision of Professor Karon E. MacLean. Only one person is selected for this award each year, and the winning thesis is chosen based on its scientific quality and expected impact on the field.  

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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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