Dept. of Computer Science
Media Release | August 1, 2017
A University of British Columbia computer scientist has created a new software that can create a design sketch of an everyday object, addressing the challenge of accurately describing shapes.
Media Release | May 5, 2017
A UBC computer scientist has invented a unique desk light that automatically switches from green to red when you are ‘in the zone’ and shouldn’t be disturbed by colleagues.
Media Release | May 3, 2017
UBC computer scientists are examining exactly how skin folds, stretches, wrinkles and bounces, with the goal of creating a realistic computer model of the human body.
September 8, 2016
UBC computer science professor Gregor Kiczales explains how coding prepares students to better understand the digital world they live in.
December 11, 2014
A UBC expert discusses why there has been a rapid decline in women entering computer science.
Media Release | November 14, 2014
UBC alumnus Dr. David Cheriton has donated $7.5 million to UBC to create a new chair in computer science and a course in computational thinking.
Media Release | August 13, 2014
UBC computer scientists unveil a new graphics system that can easily produce complex 3-D shapes from simple professional sketches.
June 16, 2014
A UBC expert explains why game theorists are paying close attention to the World Cup.
May 28, 2014 - by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Since the halcyon days of the early 80s’ PC revolution, the number of females studying computer science has declined steeply. This summer, a band of dedicated UBC student volunteers is partnering with software giant SAP to reverse the trend.
Media Release | February 3, 2014
Three UBC scientists have received some of the top academic prizes available from NSERC.
January 30, 2014 - by Brian Lin
How the UBC creators of AutoStitch revolutionized computer vision and sparked a spinoff tsunami.
January 3, 2014
A look at the work of UBC Prof. Dr. Dinesh Pai, who is trying to model the complex computations required to control our eyes and hands.