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.
An unlikely background in the arts and a chance conversation led Andrew Rau-Chaplin to a future in computing. Now, he's putting his rich academic career and industry experience to work, overseeing rapid growth in the Faculty of the Computer Science as dean.
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.
In the next few years, there may be as many as 30 billion different devices connected to the Internet — including many everyday objects you find in your home. That poses major challenges for everything from security to reliability challenges Computer Science prof Srini Sampalli and his team in the MYTech Lab are working to address.