Congratulations to Nicolas Durish and Joel Gascho, School of Computer Science students, who have each been awarded the PSEER Travel & Workshop Award! The PSEER Travel & Workshop Award is provided by the Physical Science & Engineering Education Research Centre to help fund students to attend conferences and workshops.
Mohammad Amiri-Zarandi, a Computational Science PhD student, has been awarded a Food from Thought Research Assistantship. This prestigious award was presented for Mohammad’s outstanding academic achievement along with his strong interest and commitment to research and entrepreneurialism in equitable sustainable agriculture.
Congratulations to School of Computer Science PhD student, Samira Yousefi, and her research team, which includes Drs. Rozita Dara and Shayan Sharif, for winning the Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the 2018 Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network (CAHLN). The CAHLN conference focuses on the dissemination of information and networking in the field of animal health diagnostics in Canada.
Congratulations to Dr. Jason Ernst, a University of Guelph PhD Alumnus, for being accepted into the Forbes Technology Council! The Forbes Technology Council is a prestigious organization that invites exceptional, senior-level technology executives to join this community based on measures of success, diversity of experience and impact on the business world.
Congratulations to Drs. Grewal and Areibi and their research team, which includes School of Computer Science MSc student, Timothy Martin, for winning the Michael Servit Best Paper Award at the 28th International Conference on Field Programmable Logic and Applications (FPL). The FPL Conference is considered the premier European venue for disseminating research in the area of Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs).
Congratulations to School of Computer Science student Jade Legare who has been selected to lead the Google Developer Student Club at the University of Guelph. Once a year, Google selects university students from around the globe who are passionate about growing developer communities to be a Developer Student Club Lead and supports them with starting their own student club on campus.
Ayoola Makinde, a future Computer Science MSc student, has been awarded a Food from Thought Research Assistantship. This prestigious award was presented for Ayoola’s outstanding academic achievement along with his strong interest and commitment to research and entrepreneurialism in equitable sustainable agriculture.
Dylan Loker, a Master of Computer Science Student, attended the 31st Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence at York University in May 2018 with his supervisor, Dr. Yang Xiang to present a paper from their research group. In this category, Dylan won the Best Paper Award. Dylan used funding from a School of Computer Science (SoCS) Travel Grant to attend this conference.
School of Computer Science student Jacob Uskoski and his mother, Elaine Uskoski were interviewed on June 18th by CBC News: The National as part of a story on the World Health Organization's decision to declare Video Gaming Addiction a recognized mental health disorder.
The CBC News segment can be found here.