Congratulations to Dr. Selim Akl for receiving the CS-Can/Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award Monday night in Montreal. These awards recognize current or former faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to computing over their careers. The awards can be for achievement in research, teaching, service, or any combination of these.
Selim receives this well deserved award for his outstanding contributions in several areas of Computer Science over the past 4 decades. And he is not done yet.
Thank you Selim for all your contributions to the field and to the School of Computing.
Also at the CS-Can/Info-Can awards ceremony Andrea Bunt, University of Manitoba (BSc Queen’s) and Chanchal Roy, University of Saskatchewan (PhD Queen’s) received the Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award. These prizes recognize excellence in research, and are made to top young faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments, Schools, Faculties who are within the first ten years of their career beyond the completion of their PhD.
Congratulations Andrea and Chanchal. We are very proud.