UBC Computer Sciences All News https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news-events/news/all en Computer Science Graduate Student Felix Heide Receives 2016 Alain Fournier Award https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/06/computer-science-graduate-student-felix-heide-receives-2016-alain-fournier-award <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="396" height="396" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/felix_heide.jpeg?1496349956" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Computer Science graduate student Felix Heide is the recipient of the 2016 Alain Fournier Ph.D. Dissertation Award. &nbsp;His dissertation, titled “Structure-aware Computational Imaging”, makes significant contributions to computational imaging and displays, and has major impacts on research in computer graphics, image processing, computer vision, optics, photography, and human perception.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/06/computer-science-graduate-student-felix-heide-receives-2016-alain-fournier-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Research Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:55:50 +0000 mng 53811 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Professor Emeritus Richard Rosenberg Receives BCCLA Lifetime Achievement Award https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/06/computer-science-professor-emeritus-richard-rosenberg-receives-bccla-lifetime-achieveme <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="1134" height="1738" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/richard_rosenberg.jpg?1496355820" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UBC Computer Science Professor Emeritus Richard Rosenberg is the recipient of the <a href="https://bccla.org/" title="BC Civil Liberties Assocation">BC Civil Liberties Association</a> (BCCLA) <a href="https://bccla.org/news/2017/05/bc-civil-liberties-association-honours-work-overdose-prevention-society-richard-rosenberg/" title="BCCLA Lifetime Achievement Award">Lifetime Achievement Award</a>. &nbsp;This special award was presented to Dr. Rosenberg in honour of his commitment and contribution as a member of BCCLA for nearly thirty years.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/06/computer-science-professor-emeritus-richard-rosenberg-receives-bccla-lifetime-achieveme" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Dept. Information Thu, 01 Jun 2017 20:32:27 +0000 mng 53810 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Professor Gail Murphy and M.Sc. Student Daniel Almeida Receives 2017 ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/05/computer-science-professor-gail-murphy-and-msc-student-daniel-almeida-receives-2017-acm <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="640" height="480" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/daniel_almeida_0.jpg?1496169607" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UBC Computer Science graduate student Daniel Almeida, and his supervisor, Professor Gail Murphy, won an ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Paper Award at the <a href="http://www2.unibas.it/icpc2017/index.html" title="ACM ICPC website">International Conference on Program Comprehension</a>, for their paper 'Do Software Developers Understand Open Source Licenses?'. &nbsp;The conference was&nbsp;held in Buenos Aries Argentina on May 22 and May 23, 2017.&nbsp;</p> <p>More information <a href="http://www2.unibas.it/icpc2017/awards.html" title="ACM ICPC awards page">here</a>. &nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/05/computer-science-professor-gail-murphy-and-msc-student-daniel-almeida-receives-2017-acm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Research Tue, 30 May 2017 18:39:07 +0000 mng 53520 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Professor Thomas Fritz's FlowLight Research Featured in New Yorker https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/05/computer-science-professor-thomas-fritzs-flowlight-research-featured-new-yorker <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="1200" height="1600" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/thomas_2017-04-30.jpeg?1493969063" /> </div> </div> </div> <div>The FlowLight research of Thomas Fritz, Assistant Professor at UBC, and David C. Shepherd from ABB Inc.</div><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/05/computer-science-professor-thomas-fritzs-flowlight-research-featured-new-yorker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Research Tue, 02 May 2017 09:45:26 +0000 mng 53461 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Lecturer Jessica Dawson Receives Killam Teaching Prize https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/04/computer-science-lecturer-jessica-dawson-receives-killam-teaching-prize <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="5184" height="3456" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/jessica_dawson.jpg?1493155812" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UBC Computer Science Lecturer Jessica Dawson is the&nbsp;recipient of a 2016-2017 UBC Faculty of Science Killam Teaching Prize, UBC’s most prestigious teaching award. &nbsp;This award recognizes outstanding contributions to improving the teaching and learning environment in our undergraduate programs, and is awarded to a small handful of faculty members in Science each year.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/04/computer-science-lecturer-jessica-dawson-receives-killam-teaching-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Teaching & Learning Women Tue, 25 Apr 2017 21:30:39 +0000 mng 53451 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Undergraduate Student Alice Fredine Named 2017 UBC Wesbrook Scholar https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/04/computer-science-undergraduate-student-alice-fredine-named-2017-ubc-wesbrook-scholar <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="613" height="640" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/alice_fredine.jpg?1491867473" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Computer Science student Alice Fredine is named a 2017 <a href="https://students.ubc.ca/enrolment/finances/awards-scholarships-bursaries/premier-undergraduate-wesbrook-scholarships" title="UBC Wesbrook scholar">UBC Wesbrook Scholar</a>. &nbsp;The Wesbrook Scholars are among the university's most prestigious designations, given to senior students with outstanding academic performance, leadership, and involvement in student and community activities.&nbsp;</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/04/computer-science-undergraduate-student-alice-fredine-named-2017-ubc-wesbrook-scholar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Women Mon, 10 Apr 2017 23:44:07 +0000 mng 53429 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Professor Nick Harvey Receives CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Research Prize https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/computer-science-professor-nick-harvey-receives-cs-caninfo-can-outstanding-young-comput <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="1501" height="1995" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/nick_harvey_-_hi_res.jpg?1490115105" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Congratulations to Computer Science Associate Professor <a href="http://www.cs.ubc.ca/~nickhar/">Nick Harvey</a>, who has been awarded a <a href="https://cscan-infocan.ca/award_category/outstanding-young-computer-science-researcher-awards-2015/">CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher prize</a> for 2016. The Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher prize recognizes young computer science faculty members at Canadian universities within 10 years of their Ph.D. who have made highly significant contributions in their careers, particularly to research.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Do not show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/computer-science-professor-nick-harvey-receives-cs-caninfo-can-outstanding-young-comput" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Research Tue, 21 Mar 2017 16:53:44 +0000 mng 53289 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca UBC ACM Programming Team Coach Nasa Rouf Receives ACM ICPC Coach Award https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/ubc-acm-programming-team-coach-nasa-rouf-receives-acm-icpc-coach-award <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="2048" height="1533" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/nasa_rouf.jpg?1489600343" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UBC Computer Science PhD candidate&nbsp;<a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/~nasarouf">Nasa Rouf</a> is the recipient of the ACM ICPC 5-Year-Coach Award for his dedication to coaching hundreds of UBC students to participate in the ACM Programming contest. &nbsp;Nasa has been coaching the UBC ACM programming teams since 2008 and brought UBC to the World Finals five times. &nbsp;He led the UBC programming teams, first as assistant coach, to the World Finals in 2008 in Banff, and then as head coach to the World Finals in 2012 in Poland, in 2013 in Russia, and in 2016 in Thailand.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/ubc-acm-programming-team-coach-nasa-rouf-receives-acm-icpc-coach-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Student Life Wed, 15 Mar 2017 18:00:50 +0000 mng 52926 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Jessica Wrinskelle Receives 2016 UBC Dean of Science Excellence in Service Awards https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/jessica-wrinskelle-receives-2016-ubc-dean-science-excellence-service-awards <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="960" height="1280" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/jessica_wrinskelle.jpg?1489445178" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>UBC Computer Science Director of Finance and Administration, Jessica Wrinskelle, is the recipient of a <a href="https://science.ubc.ca/faculty/awards/service">2016 Dean of Science Excellence in Service Award</a><span></span>. The award recognizes staff, students and faculty whose contributions in areas such as service, administration, leadership and outreach have had a significant positive impact in achieving the mission of the Faculty of Science</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/jessica-wrinskelle-receives-2016-ubc-dean-science-excellence-service-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Administration Mon, 13 Mar 2017 22:47:11 +0000 mng 52924 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca Computer Science Senior Instructor Patrice Belleville Receives 2016 UBC Dean of Science Excellence in Service Awards https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/computer-science-senior-instructor-patrice-belleville-receives-2016-ubc-dean-science-ex <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-node-image-vertical"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_node_image_vertical" width="3163" height="4740" alt="" src="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/sites/cs/files/node_images/patrice_belleville.jpg?1488847638" /> </div> </div> </div> <p>Congratulations to UBC Computer Science Senior Instructor Dr. Patrice Belleville, recipient of a <a href="https://science.ubc.ca/faculty/awards/service">2016 Dean of Science Excellence in Service Award</a>. The award&nbsp;recognizes staff, students and faculty whose service contributions have had a significant positive impact in achieving UBC Science's mission.</p><div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-audience"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Department </div> <div class="field-item even"> Visitors </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-show-front"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Show on front </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="https://www.cs.ubc.ca/news/2017/03/computer-science-senior-instructor-patrice-belleville-receives-2016-ubc-dean-science-ex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Department Visitors Teaching & Learning Mon, 06 Mar 2017 20:33:32 +0000 mng 52908 at https://www.cs.ubc.ca