computer science News Archive
May 17, 2022 —
“I see it as an important new kind of literacy. If you don’t understand AI and Machine Learning, others have an advantage over you. You don’t need to program but you need to understand.” - Cunyet Akcora
January 27, 2022 —
The UM is hosting its first Indigenous Science Conference with a focus on the Indigenous approach to understanding the five elements of the world: fire, water, earth, air, and spirit.
August 31, 2021 —
With an outstanding academic record and remarkable volunteer work, Jordon Hong is entering the Faculty of Science as one of the University of Manitoba’s Schulich Leaders and beginning his journey in the computer science program.
August 6, 2021 —
On August 10 and 11, 2021, students will be challenged to showcase their research to a general audience in a three-minute or less in a 3MT competition. Part of the Faculty of Science, Student Undergraduate Summer Research Experience Program.
July 13, 2021 —
From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics, several big ideas from scientists at the Faculty of Science have received funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grants Program
May 20, 2021 —
A 10-week study from the University of Manitoba’s human computer interactions lab will look at the impact of a social robot on a person’s mental health
May 17, 2021 —
Noman Mohammed uses sophisticated computational tools to address data privacy and security issues for emerging technologies.
May 3, 2021 —
A professor in the department of computer science, Bioinformatics Lab at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Tremblay-Savard’s research interests include comparative genomics, and human computing games in genomics. His interest in science goes way back and he credits the terrific science teachers he had in high school/ CEGEP and scientific tv shows for inspiring him. Dr. Tremblay-Savard received a BSc and a Ph.D. in Bioinformatics from the University of Montreal. He completed a postdoc, in Human Computing and Bioinformatics from McGill University.
April 18, 2021 —
UM Computer Science Alum Mark Evans [MSc/86, PhD /88], head of Conquest Planning Inc., is bringing Silicon Valley next-generation digital leadership and innovation to Winnipeg and revolutionizing the financial planning industry.
April 9, 2021 —
Daniel Rea received the Award for the 2020 doctoral dissertation, “Now You’re Teleoperating with Power: learning from video games to improve teleoperation interfaces,” completed under the supervision of Dr. Jim Young in the UM Human-Computer Interaction Lab (HCI).