A total of 54 Dalhousie University researchers, 9 from Computer Science, have been announced as recipients of over $2 million in funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) through its Discovery Grants and Research Tools and Instruments Grants Programs.
Recognition for the success of the WeAreAllCS initiative has come fast and furious this year, with the latest honour coming at the Dalhousie Legacy Awards Wednesday when the working group of staff, faculty and students spearheading the initiative took home one of the President's Awards for the Advancement of Equity, Diversity and Inclusiveness.
Computer Science faculty member Stan Matwin has been awarded with the 2019 Canadian Artificial Intelligence Association (CAIAC) Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions in pushing forward our understanding of AI.
Dal computer scientist Sageev Oore has been named to a top, nationally funded chair program focused on the advancement of research and leadership in artificial intelligence. This is the first Canada CIFAR AI Chair held by a Dalhousie faculty member.
Rita Orji, assistant professor in the Faculty of Computer Science, is this year’s recipient of the Women Leaders in the Digital Economy Award, presented by Digital Nova Scotia — the second year in a row a Dal Computer Science prof has been recognized with the honour.