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
HUMAN COMPUTER INTERACTION LAB

IMPROVING THE USABILITY OF COMPLEX SOFTWARE

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

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Dr. Melanie Blokesch, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Pathoecology and evolution of Vibrio cholerae

 
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Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

Jan. 29, 2021 Fall/Winter Term spanning courses Voluntary Withdrawal deadline with Winter term refund

 
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Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

Jan. 29, 2021 Last date to drop Winter Term and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses with refunds

 
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The Cell Phone: Humanity Transformed with guest speaker Martin Cooper (inventor of the cell phone)

Join Martin Cooper, pioneer of the wireless communications industry for a talk on the invention that transformed humanity.

February
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Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

Feb. 1, 2021 Deadline to Apply Online to Graduate for Spring 2021 (most students)

 
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Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

Feb. 1, 2021 Last date to add Winter and Winter/Summer Term spanning courses

 
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Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

Feb. 3, 2021 Graduation date for students graduating in February 2021

 
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Pathways to Exceptional Achievement - Career Panel Discussion

On Thursday, February 4, 2021, celebrate the incredible achievements of our 2021 honoured alumni, and join us for a discussion...

 
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Louis Riel Day (University closed)

Feb. 15, 2021 Louis Riel Day (University closed)

 
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Winter Term break (no classes)

Feb. 16 to 19, 2021 Winter Term break (no classes)

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5 Days of Positivity

Join us for the 5-Days of Positivity Challenge next week January 18 – 22, 2021, on social media! Together let’s get our Winter Term 2021 off to a great start! Why Participate? The Science of Positive thinking is more than warm fuzzy thoughts! Research suggests that positive thinking can not only help you feel better...

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Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – with Erwin Huebner

Please join Professor Emeritus Erwin Huebner on Wednesday, December 16th at 3:30 pm for his lecture, entitled “Science and Art: Exploration, Imagination and Innovation – Artist Books Inspired by Science”. Presented via Livestream, this public talk is part of the 50th-anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Science. In addition to his presentation, Dr. Huebner will unveil his new book: “Celebrating the People of...

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Faculty of Science introduces the Wawatay program for Indigenous students

Dennis Ballard is working with Manitoba First Nations to recruit Indigenous students interested in becoming Indigenous scientists and supporting health, environment, technology and industry in their own home communities. Ballard is leading the new Wawatay program where the first cohort of UM Indigenous students will journey together through a bachelor of science degree. The long-term...

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SnuggleBot: a new cuddly companion

Introducing the “Snugglebot” a cuddly robotic companion that needs your love and attention. It needs to be taken care of, cuddled and kept warm. It’s physically comforting (soft, warm and weighted), and engaging. Its tusk lights up and it wiggles to get attention or to show appreciation when it’s hugged. This robot prototype is the...

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Ambassadors of science – new science communications course

In his 1374 epic poem “Troilus and Criseyde”, Geoffrey Chaucer offered up the following observation:  “Mighty oaks from little acorns grow.” The idea that big things come from small beginnings is a concept of which Christina Penner is well aware. The Computer Science instructor received notice of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada...

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…

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We're hiring a tenure-track position: https://t.co/xR0AOUoBpd

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 months ago

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: https://t.co/ORekqjnODi

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 5 months ago

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: https://t.co/3Nw0XWPeev

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 5 months ago

UM Science Co-op student lands job at Apple - Faculty of Science https://t.co/FvX3vlaiRc

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 8 months ago

Security and privacy risks with patient portal accounts in US hospitals; see what Dr Latulipe @clatulip discovered: https://t.co/RsbuVoghTw

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 8 months ago

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

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

We’re hiring a term position Instructor: https://t.co/8nkEQUdOxB

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

Congratulations to Professor Hugh Williams, one of the department's founders, on receiving a much deserved Lifetime Achievement award: https://t.co/QQhCgHQoeg

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 9 months ago

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

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

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!

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

International success for U of M Robot Team at FIRA HuroCup https://t.co/WNSD4nBiig

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

We're hiring a tenure track position in Neuroscience (joint with Biological Sciences): https://t.co/zrn64Avwhf

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

We're hiring a tenure-track professor: https://t.co/ot1Ixqi80I

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

We're hiring an Instructor: https://t.co/Dyl2PjP2Ao

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

Congratulations to Mia Battad – we're looking forward to meeting you soon. https://t.co/oGsRe2NOjJ

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

Congratulations to Dr Andrea Bunt on being a recipient of this year's CS-Can|Info-Can Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award! https://t.co/aqn8EmRlbs

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 1 year ago

Congratulations to Dr. Pourang Irani and everyone involved in this NSERC Create program: New program will help us manage and prevent chronic and infectious diseases https://t.co/Tq3GyCmlqk

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 3 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-304, Dr Erin Chambers from @SLU_Official: "Burning the Medial Axis". It's a topic that's related to problems in computer vision, artificial intelligence, and graphics. https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 3 years ago

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.