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IronTracker Team Off To Ottawa

Professor Gary Grewal, and two of the students who have spent the last year working on the IronTracker App - Andrew D'Angelo and John Carter - are off to Ottawa for a reception on Parliament Hill on May 12th.

Net Zero Hackathon Winners

This weekend students from the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences and the College of Business and Economics came together to develop solutions to reduce energy consumption, as part of the Net Zero Hackathon.

Sponsored by Sandbox Software Solutions, teams of students developed tools and business cases to encourage occupant behavioural change - a key component in reducing energy consumption in the home.

Seminar By Dr. Lianfen Qian

The School of Computer Science welcomes you to join us for a seminar by Dr. Lianfen Qian on Friday, April 10th, 2015 in Reynolds 219 at 2pm.

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Detecting Change Points in Cure Models

Cloud Computing With Microsoft

This Thursday, March 26th, the School of Computer Science welcomed Susan Ibach, Developer Evangelist from Microsoft Canada to the University of Guelph.

Susan currently works as a Developer Evangelist, who shares her technical knowledge and helps developers, university students and faculty keep up with and adopt current Microsoft technologies, tools and opportunities.

Susan chatted with about 60 students about Cloud Computing and the Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing platform and service.

PhD Thesis Defence – Sajid Marhon

PhD candidate Sajid Marhon will defend his thesis "A New, Model-Independent, Spectrum-Based Gene Prediction Technique" on April 10, 2015, at 9:00pm in Reynolds 219.

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A New, Model-Independent, Spectrum-Based Gene Prediction Technique

PhD Thesis Defence – Dennis Wong

PhD candidate Dennis Wong will defend his thesis "Novel Universal Cycle Constructions for a Variety of Combinatorial Objects" on April 13, 2015, at 9:00pm in Reynolds 219.

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Novel Universal Cycle Constructions for a Variety of Combinatorial Objects

Net Zero Hackathon

The School of Computer Science is proud to host the Net Zero Hackathon this coming weekend - March 28th and 29th.

The event, organized by the SoCIS and the ES@UofG, will bring together undergraduate and graduate students (including recent grads) from the College of Physical and Engineering Sciences and the College of Business and Economics to build tools to encourage homeowners and residents to reduce their energy consumption.

Cloud Computing With Microsoft

Join us Thursday, March 26th as we welcome Susan Ibach - Developer Evangelist from Microsoft - to the School of Computer Science. Susan will be chatting with 60 students about Cloud Computing in Richards room 3504. Enrolment is limited, so register quickly. Registration details can be found here

Be The Change

The School of Computer Science is proud to announce that three SoCS students and their community partners were awarded the University of Guelph's Student Life's Be The Change award, and the Emilie Hayes Community Partnership award.

Hacking For Mental Health Success

This weekend 50+ students from across campus gathered to develop solutions to support positive mental health at the Guelph Hacks for Mental Health Hackathon. Working in teams of 2 to 4 students, participants developed tools to improve communication of existing on-campus services, built apps to encourage coping strategies with peers, or implemented tools to assist in the delivery of mental health services.