Can robots help with loneliness?

UM Graduate students examine the effects of robots on mental health

Advancing state-of-the-art techniques for security and privacy protection

2020 Rh Award Winner - Noman Mohammed

UM researchers develop app for use in disease outbreaks

Users share their location history with health authorities

Bringing data to life

Promoting interdisciplinary research and collaboration, driving innovation through optimal decision-making, and training future data scientists


Dr. Andrea Bunt - 2019 recipient of CS-Can/Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Awards
Computer Science

Making devices smarter

Dr. Pourang Irani is bringing to life the wearable technologies and hologram projection devices of tomorrow, that could give new tools to disaster-response workers, doctors and educators
Computer Science

Robots as co-workers?

Dr. James Young explores how companies can introduce robots into our work environments and how they can be better integrated into our homes



NSERC 2021 research grant recipients announced

From the Subarctic to Subatomic Physics several big ideas are being funded at the Faculty of Science. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) recently announced the recipients of the 2021 Discovery Grants Program. This program supports ongoing programs of research with long-term goals rather than a single short-term project or collection...


Wpg Free Press: U of M study examining effects of robots on human mental health

MAY 20, 2021 — As the Winnipeg Free Press reports: Can robots curb human loneliness and boost mental health? A team of Winnipeg researchers is hoping to find out. A 10-week study from the University of Manitoba’s human-computer interactions lab will look at the impact of a social robot on a person’s mental health. The study will use...


Meet Noman Mohammed, 2020 Rh Award Winner in the Applied Sciences category

MAY 17, 2021 — Noman Mohammed is an associate professor of computer science in the Faculty of Science who uses sophisticated computational tools that can be employed in different application areas, including health care, financial records, personal genomic information, social networking, and location services. Mohammed is the 2020 recipient of the Terry G. Falconer Memorial Rh...


Computer Science Graduate Students Place First

Computer Science graduate students Japjeet Singh, Songdi Hu and Soheil Changizi placed first in the Faculty of Science Data Science Challenge. Congratulations on a job well done!


NEW Minor in Leadership for Undergrad Students

Leadership involves a well-developed set of cross-functional skills that can serve students’ careers as organizations increasingly call for effective leadership in teams, decision-making, conflict resolution, understanding how to lead and contribute to innovation and change, and other areas. Newly created by the James W. Burns Leadership Institute and the Asper School of Business to non-business...

Researcher Profiles

John Anderson

Multi-Robot Systems, Multi-Agent Systems, Dynamic Heterogeneous Teamwork, robot interaction, mapping and space management, learning in…

James Young

human-robot interaction (HRI), human-computer interaction (HCI), domestic robots, social human-robot interaction, aging and robots, gender…

Stephane Durocher

My research is in computational geometry, data structures, geometric optimization, and discrete algorithms. My recent…

Ben Li

My research interests lie in combinatorics and theoretical computer science. More specifically, I am interested…

Carson Kai-Sang Leung

Data mining and analysis (including data analytics, data science & business intelligence solutions) Big data,…

Pourang Irani

Research Involves: Designing and implementing software tools to facilitate interaction with information in a ubiquitous…

Peter Graham

Parallel and Distributed Systems Pervasive and Mobile Computing Computational Grids and Advanced Computing Environments Compiler…

Franklin Bristow

Teaching & pedagogy, bioinformatics

Andrea Bunt

Dr. Andrea Bunt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at the…

Christina Penner

Courses I teach include: Introduction to Computer Science Technical Communication in Computer Science Professional Practice…

Shahin Kamali

I have a broad interest in design, analysis and limitations of algorithms. I am particularly…


Our own Rob Guderian talks about making the most of remote teaching: Near, though far

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Global News Morning meets “Snugglebot” created by a @umanitoba student to offer companionship during isolating times. @umanitobasci

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We're hiring a tenure-track position:

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Announcing a Science elective course for Winter 2021: SCI 2000 Assessing Global Change in the Anthropocene. Details about the content can be found on the course website:

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Announcing a Science elective course for Fall 2020: SCI 2000 Image Processing Theory and Applications. Details about the content can be found on the course website:

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UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple - Faculty of Science

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Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals; see what Dr Latulipe @clatulip discovered:

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Summer course schedules will be made available May 4 with registration starting May 19.

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We’re hiring a term position Instructor:

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Congratulations to Professor Hugh Williams, one of the department's founders, on receiving a much deserved Lifetime Achievement award:

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New special topics grad course: "Technology & Aging" offered in Winter 2020. Contact @clatulip

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Thank you Dr. Mike @umanitoba @umanitobasci for stopping by to give us a run down on CS at UM #fascinating #neighbours #anotheroption

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New course offering! COMP 3190 (Intro to AI) will be offered in Winter 2020 with a limited number of spots!

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International success for U of M Robot Team at FIRA HuroCup

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We're hiring a tenure track position in Neuroscience (joint with Biological Sciences):

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We're hiring a tenure-track professor:

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We're hiring an Instructor:

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Congratulations to Mia Battad – we're looking forward to meeting you soon.

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Congratulations to Dr Andrea Bunt on being a recipient of this year's CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award!

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Computer Science Co-op Program

Integrates academic studies with paid work experience. Beginning in their third year of Computer Science studies, Co-op students alternate four month academic terms with four month Computer Science relevant work terms.