Queen’s School of Computing’s collaboration with Kingston Distributed Systems gains widespread recognition in Kingston

On October 26th,  Dr. Hossam Hassanein and Dr. Sameh Sorour from the Queen’s School of Computing and the team at Kingston Distributed Services were presented with a cheque of $740,000 to conduct a Joint NSERC Alliance project titled Democratizing Edge Computing,  aimed at making computing resources more accessible and cost effective.

With the project’s capacity to make Kingston the focal point for providing a prominent and necessary resource, this occasion brought widespread media attention in Kingston.

Read more about this innovative project in the following stories:

The Queen’s Gazette

The power of computers

The Whig Standard

Computer research project could make Kingston world leader

The Kingstonist

Joint NSERC Alliance Project ‘puts Kingston at the forefront’ in distributed computing


Congratulations to all involved! We’re excited to see this project unfold and progress.

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