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SoCS Faculty Awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

The School of Computer Science is proud to announce that one of our faculty members, Dr. Ali Dehghantanha, has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) from the federal Government of Canada. Earlier today, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry, Navdeep Bains, announced a $195-million federal investment in the CRC program that included the bestowing of 259 new and renewed chairships at institutions across Canada.

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Research Spotlight: COVID-19 and Rozita Dara

These last few months of world news has had one topic at the forefront: the novel coronavirus. This novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm, affecting the world on political, economic, cultural, and social levels. Research has shifted to combatting this virus on all fronts. Leveraging current technologies and research in AI and data science is allowing researchers to track the spread viruses through means other than official reports.