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November

November 20, 2013
Professor Emeritus Peck, the first permanent  Department Head of UBC Computer Science Department, passed away on November 6, 2013.  Professor Peck was a pioneer in the field of Computer Science, arriving at UBC to serve as head of the...
November 18, 2013
Prof. Dinesh Pai has been awarded a renewal of his CRC Tier 1 Chair in Sensorimotor Computation. Tier 1 CRCs are awarded to ``outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields.'' This award brings in $1.4M over the...
November 8, 2013
UBC Computer Science Assistant Professor Andrew Warfield's startup company Coho Data raised $25 million in funding and will be doubling the size of the engineering team in Vancouver...
November 5, 2013
Five UBC teams participated in the  ACM 2013 Pacific Northwest Regional Competition on Saturday, November 2, at UBC.   Two UBC teams finished 4th and 5th behind Berkeley and two Stanford teams.  Here are the final standings and...
November 4, 2013
Computer Science Associate Professor Kevin Leyton-Brown discusses the impact of MOOCs on post-secondary education.  See Vancouver Sun article...

October

October 31, 2013
CS Alumnus Nick Liow is the recipient of the 20 Under 20 Thiel Fellowship.  The $100,000 fellowship grant allows him to work on building a crowd-funding platform over the next two years. See...
October 16, 2013
CS Alumnus Alireza Davoodi's mobile health company, Curatio, is the winner of Novartis'...

September

September 22, 2013
UBC Computer Science Director of Facilities Moyra Ditchfield is the recipient of the prestigious UBC President's Staff Award.  The award recognizes her leadership in the Computer Science Department and the wider UBC community, as well as her...

August

August 30, 2013
UBC Computer Science Alumnae Juanita Lohmeyer is one of six recipients of the 2013 UBC Alumni Achievement Volunteer Leadership Award.  Juanita has been a mentor in the Computer Science Tri-mentoring Program for the past decade and has...
August 26, 2013
Computer Science Professor Alan Mackworth wins the 2013 AIJ Classic Paper Award for his seminal paper Consistency in Networks of Relations.  The award recognises...

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