UBC students win computer science competitions

Computer science graduate student Mahdi Tayarani Najaran won first place and undergraduate students Dan Ballard and Jonathan Tao won second place at the BCNET Broadband Innovation Challenge student competition at the BCNET/CANARIE Conference.  The student projects were awarded $7,000.  The awards were donated by industry partners Apple, Microsoft, Shaw Business Solutions and Juniper Networks.

For more information, visit https://wiki.bc.net/atl-conf/display/BCNETPUBLIC/2010/05/07/B.C.+Students+Awarded+%247+Thousand+for+Technology+Innovation

Computer science graduate students were awarded at the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) Student Research Competition in Cape Town, South Africa.

 Zvonimir Rakamaric won second place for his submission “STORM: Static Unit Testing of Concurrent Programs”.  Thomas Fritz won third place for his submission “Staying Aware of Relevant Feeds in Context.”

ICSE is an international event that provides a forum for industry, government and academia to discuss the latest developments, trends and innovations in software engineering.

 For more information, visit http://src.acm.org/winners.html