As you are all aware of, we are moving through a challenging period as we all dealing with the effects of this novel coronavirus on our education system. With significant disruptions to our course structure and school ecosystem, we at SoCS want to extend and remind everyone about the support we offer everyone in these troubling times. First, please remember that you should continue to follow UoG COVID-19 news for updates within the University related to COVID-19.
On behalf of the School of Computer Science Awards Committee, we are happy to announce the winners of our annual undergraduate awards:
The co-op program at the University of Guelph gives students a unique opportunity to extend their learning beyond the classroom. As a co-op student, you’ll gain relevant work experience, build professional networks and develop the essential interpersonal skills needed to succeed in the workplace, all while getting paid and earning your university degree.
Data privacy expert Rozita Dara warns that FaceApp — an AI-run photo filter app could be putting your personal privacy at risk.
Congratulations to School of Computer Science alumnus Adrian Harding who was awarded the 2019 Mayor's Award by Guelph Mayor Cam Guthrie. The awards are given to Guelph citizens who have made substantial contributions to their community through volunteer work.
Computer Science professor Hassan Khan will receive funding to investigate ways to use artificial intelligence to improve smartphone security.
School of Computer Science student, Marshall Asch, has been recently named to the College of Engineering & Physical Sciences Society of Excellence. The honour is awarded to students who show outstanding academic excellence, and who have made outstanding contributions to the community (on or off campus).
During his undergraduate degree, Marshall:
With the demand for highly skilled cybersecurity experts growing every day, the University of Guelph will launch a new graduate degree in cybersecurity and threat intelligence to train the next generation on how to stop cyberattacks before they happen.
Students from the School of Computer Science attended the Computer Science Games, a social computing competition over the weekend of March 22-25th, 2019. Students made the trek to Polytechnique Montreal to participate in a three day collegiate competition that includes challenges from all aspects of computing, including reserve engineering, hardware hacking, mobile development, and functional programming. Organized by students from different university every year, the CS Games is open to all undergraduate students.