News

May

May 24, 2011
UBC CS won best Canadian dissertation awards in both HCI and Computer Graphics.  Stelian Coros, supervised by Michiel van de Panne, won the...
May 24, 2011
Zite featured in Globe and Mail! The article titled "The Race to Build the 'Daily Me'" by David Ebner explores the history behind...
May 11, 2011
Wolfgang Heidrich, together with Ph.D student Gordon Wetzstein and Ramesh Raskar from the MIT Media Lab, win Best Paper Award at the International Conference on Computational Photography (ICCP).  Paper Title: Hand-Held Schlieren Photography...
May 3, 2011
Michele Ng, UBC CS's Special Projects Coordinator, has won the UBC President's Service Award for Excellence, for her incredible and tireless work with industry, alumni relations and student outreach. Congratulations, Michele! More information...

April

April 26, 2011
Vincent Levesque, Karon MacLean and Louise Oram designed and creatively evaluated new interaction techniques in order to reveal the new ways that the novel variable-friction TPad hardware (designed by Colgate's lab at Northwestern University) could...
April 11, 2011
Computer Science PhD student Mahdi Tayarani Najaran, together with Computer Science undergraduate students Eason Hu and Ben Sheftel, won second place and a $10,000 prize at the Great Canadian Appathon Competition.  CTV reported that over 300...

March

March 30, 2011
Co-founders Mik Kersten and UBC Computer Science Professor Gail Murphy provide task-focused interface technology for the computer programming industry. Tasktop Technologies wins this year's...
March 22, 2011
The Alfred Scow award is granted to an undergraduate program or department that has contributed to student development in honour of his commitment to UBC and demonstrated vision, integrity, and dedication to social justice.
March 21, 2011
Our much-awaited website is now live! Thanks to the Communications Committee and all of our tech and admin staff for the hard work in putting together the move. The new site will enable department members to share information more easily, better...
March 12, 2011
Held on January 29 and February 5, the 2011 Girlsmarts workshops for Grade 6 girls were a phenomenal success. Coordinators Sarah Rastkar and James Lo led a team of about 50 student volunteers who provided two full days of educational and fun...

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