News and Announcements

The most recent News and Announcements are listed below.   For a listing of ALL previous announcements, please refer to the individual year archive pages.

2019  // 2020 News and Announcements

Mark Daley named CIFAR Vice-President (Research)

07/09/2020 - We are pleased to announce that Computer Science Professor Mark Daley will become VP Research at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR). This is a three year secondment. He will continue his research and graduate supervision. ... «Read More »

Bell 5G Research Partnership

06/11/2020 - Western is partnering with Bell on a 5G research initiative. Bell will invest $2.7 million and deploy 5G network equipment and infrastructure throughout the Western campus. The partnership will also fund research and development initiatives, training opportunities, and technological innovations. ... «Read More »

New site helps data tell COVID-19 story in real time

05/20/2020 - The COVID-19 Canada Site includes both real-time visualizations and statistical analysis, created from data released daily by the Government of Canada, provincial governments and other public accessible data sources. ... «Read More »

Machine Learning to Classify Pathogens

05/19/2020 - Gurjit S. Randhawa, a Computer Science PhD student at Western, is the first author of a paper recently published in PLOS One that describes a machine learning-based tool that allows researchers to quickly and easily classify a novel pathogen like COVID-19 virus in just minutes ... «Read More »

Best Student Paper: AI 2020

05/19/2020 - We would like to congratulate Xinyu Yun and Tanner Bohn for being selected to receive the best student paper award by Canadian AI 2020 ... «Read More »

Western’s first combined PhD

05/11/2020 - Jacqueline Kueper, MSC’17, did not intend to be a pioneer. But the more she thought about the possibilities, the more she realized becoming Western’s first combined PhD candidate made sense. Currently, Kueper is pursuing a doctorate in Epidemiology & Biostatistics and Computer Science – the first Western student to study two different fields for one PhD. ... «Read More »

New Faculty 2020

05/08/2020 - The deptartment of Computer Science is pleased to announce that Mostafa Milani will be joining our Faculty in July. His research interests are data management, data quality, data cleaning and applications of AI in data management. ... «Read More »

CS Main Office -- Virtual

03/19/2020 - As of 19-Mar-2020 the Computer Science main office has moved virtual, due to COVID-19. ... «Read More »

RBC Scholarship In Data Science

01/20/2020 - Awarded annually to students in year three of a Computer Science or Statistical and Actuarial Science program that is Module based on academic achievement, and has an interest in pursuing a career in big data, data science, or artificial intelligence. Deadline: 18/Feb/2020 ... «Read More »

Computing Careers Guide

02/05/2020 - Computer Careers – What kinds of computing jobs are out there and the path to follow to that job. A Free Guide for prospective students and career advisors. ... «Read More »