Author Archives: doug

School of Computing Celebration of Excellence

Faculty, staff, students and special guests gathered in the Fireside Room at Ban Righ Hall on Friday to celebrate the recent achievements of faculty in the School. First, Drs James Cordy and Patrick Martin who are retiring after many years … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on School of Computing Celebration of Excellence

Fall Convocation and Frank Knox Award 2018

Congratulations to all Computing students who graduated in last Thursday in a ceremony in Grant Hall. We wish you the best of luck in your future endeavors! And a special congratulations to Professor Robin Dawes, who received the Frank Knox … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged | Comments Off on Fall Convocation and Frank Knox Award 2018

Queen’s Computing at CAN-CWiC 2018

On November 1st, 23 Queen’s students boarded the CAN-CWIC express bus from Queen’s University to the Halifax Convention Center to attend the Canadian Celebration of Women in Computing conference. This event is special for the Queen’s School of Computing since … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Queen’s Computing at CAN-CWiC 2018

David Skillicorn Talks to CBC News about Data Security of Federal Agencies

David Skillicorn comments on the recent report that over a dozen federal agencies failed a security test of their credit card systems. Read his comments and more here: https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/security-data-shared-services-it-1.4848688

Posted in News | Comments Off on David Skillicorn Talks to CBC News about Data Security of Federal Agencies

Computing Student Research Conference (CSearch)

The inaugural Computing Student Research (CSearch) Conference https://www.csearchconference.com/ took place over the weekend featuring 5 keynote speakers, a panel session on Graduate Studies featuring Professor Qingling Duan, Professor Parvin Mousavi and Professor Hossam Hassanein, 16 undergraduate and graduate research talks … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Computing Student Research Conference (CSearch)

Computing at the Ontario Universities Fair 2018

The Ontario University Fair was a complete success. The Computing booth was again one of the busier booths throughout the three-day event. As with the last several years, the level of interest in Computing was phenomenal and prospective students were … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Computing at the Ontario Universities Fair 2018

3 Tenure-track Faculty Positions Available

The School of Computing in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for three (3) Tenure-track faculty positions. While strongly qualified applicants from all areas of computer science are encouraged to apply, preference will be given … Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on 3 Tenure-track Faculty Positions Available

David Skillicorn in Yahoo News Discussing Midland, Ontario Hacking

David Skillicorn was featured in a Yahoo Canada article talking about how the town of Midland, Ontario could have prevented their data from being held ransom by a hacker. You can read the full article here.

Posted in In the News | Tagged | Comments Off on David Skillicorn in Yahoo News Discussing Midland, Ontario Hacking

Ahmed Hassan Named New member of the Royal Society of Canada

Congratulations to Professor Ahmed Hassan for being elected to the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), the most senior and prestigious academic society in Canada. See posting at https://www.queensu.ca/gazette/stories/royal-round?utm_source=e-queens-gazette_faculty Ahmed and other elected scholars will be formally inducted as Fellows and … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged | Comments Off on Ahmed Hassan Named New member of the Royal Society of Canada

Human Media Lab’s Rollable Tablet – MagicScroll – in the News

The Human Media Lab was featured on the BBC, TechCrunch, Kingston Herald, Gadgetify, and other publications this week with their rollable tablet phone – MagicScroll. The device can be rolled like a Rolodex to select contacts and unfurled to get … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Comments Off on Human Media Lab’s Rollable Tablet – MagicScroll – in the News