Former C.S. student creates app for transit-users.
February 02, 2012
Former C.S. student creates app for transit-users. Read more in the Manitoban
Microsoft Student Ambassador
February 02, 2012
Microsoft is looking for a student in Computer Science or Computer Engineering to be the U of M's Microsoft Student Ambassador. More information can be found here. The correct contact person is Susan Ibach (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Microsoft Imagine Cup
February 08, 2012
Are you ready to make a difference? All it takes is one good idea. Imagine Cup, one of the premiere worldwide technology competitions, is looking for students, like you, to help solve some of the world’s problems through technology. Challenges surround us at every turn—from worldwide issues, like poverty and famine, to everyday local concerns, like traffic safety and environmental issues. We’re asking you to do your best to tackle just one challenge using Microsoft technology. You could win a trip to Australia, international acclaim and cash grants. What are you waiting for? Get involved it’s easier than you think!
Salary Increasing for CS Grads
February 08, 2012
Average salaries rise for 2011 graduates, US survey finds:According to a survey by the US-based National Association of Colleges and Employers, the overall average salary for Class of 2011 graduates is up to $41,701, which is 2.3% higher than the Class of 2010 average of $40,766. Graduates in the fields of business, communications, computer science, education, engineering, health sciences, humanities and social sciences, and math and sciences each saw increases in average salaries of at least 1.1%.Computer science majors saw the biggest increase in their average salaries, rising 4.1% to $60,594.Engineering graduates have the highest average salary at $61,872, up 3.8% from $60,971 in 2010. NACE Salary Survey |
Dr. Irani Receives Two Major Grants
February 13, 2012
The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) announced funding today for two projects led by Pourang Irani, founder of the internationally recognized Human-Computer Interaction laboratory. More
Undergraduate Research Award
February 15, 2012
Wondering what to do this summer? Consider working on a research project with a professor
Dr. Jim Young Receives Award
March 01, 2012
Jim Young received the best paper award at the ACM International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces (IUI 2012) for his paper Style by Demonstration: Teaching Interactive Movement Style to Robots
Hockey Playing Robot On The Daily Planet
March 07, 2012
The Discovery Channel's show The Daily Planet, filmed a segment about the Autonomous Agents Laboratory hockey playing robot, Jennifer. Watch the show
Touch the Future
March 07, 2012
Dr. Pourang Irani and his students have developed a new piece of software aimed at letting several people work together on a project. The software is called "See You, See Me". Read more
Paper Featured on IEEE Transactions
March 26, 2012
The paper "Performance Analysis of Cloud Computing Centers Using M/G/m/m+r Queuing Systems" by Hamzeh Khazaei (PhD student) and Dr. J. Misic and Dr. V. Misic has been chosen as the spotlight paper for the May 2012 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems.
The paper can be read here: http://www.computer.org/portal/web/tpds.
Dr. Bunt Receives Best Paper Award
April 10, 2012
Andrea Bunt received a best papers award at the ACM SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2012) for her paper entitled "Improving Command Selection with CommandMaps"
Dr. Anderson Receives Student-Teach Recognition Award
May 03, 2012
See the presentation Live on May 2.
Dr. Baltes and Students Win 1st Place
May 18, 2012
The team entered Jennifer, the skating robot, into the DARwIn-OP Application ChallengeClick here for more information
Most Cited Ad Hoc Networks Articles
May 22, 2012
"HOPNET: A hybrid ant colony optimization routing algorithm for mobile ad hoc network" by Wang, J., Osgie, E., Thulasiraman, P, and Thulasiram, R. K., is one of the most cited Ad Hoc Networks Journal articles since 2007.
Jennifer Wins Again!
June 18, 2012
Jennifer, the skating robot, won the gold medal at a recent robotics competition in St. Paul, Minn.
Great Results at FIRA Hurocup!
August 30, 2012
NSERC PGS Applications
September 19, 2012
Please read this for information on applying for NSERC scholarships
Deadline to submit transcripts to the Faculty of Graduate Studies: October 3, 2012
Jedi (puppet) Masters Win!
October 12, 2012
The Jedi (puppet) Masters won first place in the People Choice category at the UIST student competition this year. Great job to all team members!!!
A Game of Chance?
October 25, 2012
Dr. John van Rees discusses lotto designs with The Bulletin
Dr. J. van Rees on TV
October 30, 2012
Dr. van Rees was interviewed by CKY about his research into lotto numbers.
ACM Regional Programming Contest
November 06, 2012
On Saturday the U of M hosted a site for the ACM regional programming contest, which includes universities from Manitoba, North-western Ontario, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, UP Michigan, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa.Click here for more information
We had seven teams represent U of M. There were 10 problems to be solved in the 5 hour contest.
Best Paper Award
December 04, 2012
Dr. Carson K. Leung received the Best Paper Award at the 2012 International Conference on Social Computing and its ApplicationsClick here for more information
Congratulations Bhanu Sharma
December 07, 2012
Mr. Bhanu Sharma, PhD candidate under Dr. Thulasiram and Dr. Thulasiraman, was awarded the Duff-Roblin fellowship.
This fellowship is awarded to top ranking UMGF students and is competitive.