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Congratulations to the Computing Class of 2020

On Monday, June 1st at 2:30 pm, our graduating class of 163 Bachelor, Master’s, and PhD in Computing students would be walking the stage in Grant Hall for their convocation ceremony. This year, due to the pandemic, we are sending … Continue reading

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Alice Santilli wins Queen’s 3MT competition

Original source Queen’s Gazette No stopping the Three Minute Thesis Alice Santilli, a master’s candidate in the School of Computing, is the Queen’s Three Minute Thesis winner with her presentation ‘Sniffing out breast cancer.’ Every cancer patient who goes to … Continue reading

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Amber Simpson receives funding from NFRF 2019 Exploration Competition

Congrats to Amber Simpson who received funding from the New Frontiers in Research Fund (NFRF) 2019 Exploration competition along with colleague Sharday Mosurinjohn. They have received $250,000 to develop a cancer digital twin from 400,000 medical images that predicts the … Continue reading

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6 Queen’s Computing students awarded Vector Scholarship in AI

We are pleased to congratulate Queen’s University’s MSc in Computer Science students Brittaney Everitt, Duncan Stuart, Katy Scott, Minhaj Ansari, Rachel Theriault, and Zitong Su for receiving the Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence. Scholarship recipients and students enrolled in Master’s … Continue reading

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Wendy Powley Receives Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award

The School of Computing is happy to announce that Wendy Powley is the recipient of the Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award 2020. The Chancellor A. Charles Baillie Teaching Award recognizes undergraduate or graduate teaching or professional teaching that has … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Wendy Powley and Farhana Zulkernine on their Promotion to Associate Professor

The School of Computing would like to congratulate both Wendy Powley and Farhana Zulkernine on their recent promotion to the rank of Associate Professor. Well done to both!

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James Cordy receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulations professor emeritus James Cordy for being awarded the 2019 CS-Can/Info-Can Lifetime Achievement Award (LTA) in Computer Science. The award presented by CS-Can/Info-Can recognizes faculty members in Canadian Computer Science Departments/Schools/ Faculties, who have made outstanding and sustained contributions to … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Information for Members of the School of Computing

General Updates from Queen’s University Visit the website at Queen’s University Coronavirus COVID-19 Information. The information on this website continues to evolve, so check back regularly. Questions and concerns can be directed to covidinfo@queensu.ca. General Updates from the Faculty of … Continue reading

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Secure IoT Hackathon 2020

(Photos by Ashley Taylor and Garrett Elliott) Three of Canada’s leading technology companies, TELUS, BlackBerry, and Solace, came together with L-SPARK in 2019 to create the Secure IoT Accelerator Program, powered by an innovative Secure IoT Platform. Following the success … Continue reading

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David Skillicorn comments on Ontario police’s use of Clearview AI facial recognition software

Dr. Skillicorn says the tool may seem attractive to police detectives and could significantly reduce their workload, but points out that their accuracy is never as good as claimed. Read more on Radio Canada International (article is in French): No … Continue reading

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