Roboticon 2017 Winners

Over the weekend of March 18th and 19th, Roboticon, our robot-building and programming challenge, entered its 16th year at the University of Guelph.


This week School of Computer Science Assistant Professor Dan Gillis is curating the @RealScientists Twitter account. 

RealScientists was established in February of 2013 as a way for scientists, academics, and researchers to communicate directly with the public through social media. Every week a new scientist is selected to curate the account. At the time of writing this post, @RealScientists had over 40,000 followers.

Computer Science Student Joins Roundtable Discussion With Lieutenant-Governor

School of Computer Science student Christopher Katsaras joined University of Guelph President Vaccarino, Evan Fraser. Director of the Food Institute, Shoshanah Jacobs and other students from the Idea Congress and Feeding9Billion Classroom in a roundtable discussion on student efforts to reduce food waste with Ontario's Lieutenant-Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell.

Read more here: Lieutenant-Governor Tours U of G, Gives Environmental Politics Lecture.

Inside of a weight room in a gym

New State-of-the-Art Athletics Centre Opens

Please read about the exciting announcement of the opening of the new 170,000-square-foot Athletic Centre on the University of Guelph campus:

Andrew Hamilton-Wright

Welcome Dr. Andrew Hamilton-Wright to the School of Computer Science!

The students, staff, and faculty would like to welcome Dr. Andrew Hamilton-Wright to the School of Computer Science. Dr. Hamilton-Wright officially joins the School on January 1, 2017. He joins us after working in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Mount Alison University as Assistant then Associate Professor. Andrew is an NSERC award-winning researcher, most recently receiving funding through the NSERC Discovery Development Grant program.