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.
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.
Data Science NEXUS

Bringing data to life

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

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November
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Data Science Conference - Pre-Conference Workshop on "Blang" : Tools for Bayesian data science

Must register for full-conference at: TBA. Limited to first 45 registrants. "Blang" : Tools for Bayesian data science and probabilistic...

 
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Advanced Programming in Python with Applications

This workshop is at an advanced level of Python and provides hands-on experience. Good knowledge in Python is recommended.

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Introduction to Monte Carlo Simulations using R

This workshop introduces Monte Carlo Simulation and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to simulate basic statistical distributions using...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Science Pedagogy Speakers' Series: Darja Barr, FoS, Dept. of Mathematics, Lessons Learned

Join us in Room 205 Armes for a Pedagogy Talk with guest Darja Barr, U of M, Lesson Learned in...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

December
06

Data Visualization in Python

This workshop introduces data visualization methods using Python and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to use Python graphic...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

 
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I'm Flipping out - Active Engagement Works! Science Pedagogy Lecture Dr. Juliette Mammei

Join Dr. Juliette Mammei for a Faculty of Science Pedagogy talk. All are welcome to attend.

Location: Room #205,Armes Lecture Hall,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Armes Lecture Building 30B Sifton Road Winnipeg MB

 
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Data Visualization in R

This workshop introduces data visualization methods using R and provides hands-on experience. Participants will learn how to use R graphic...

Location: 311 Machray Hall,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,Machray Hall 186 Dysart Road Winnipeg MB

January
30

Careers in Science - Pathways to Exceptional Achievement Event, with Honoured Alumni

On Thursday, January 30, 2020, the Faculty of Science will celebrate eight outstanding alumni at the fourth annual Careers in...

Location: University of Manitoba - Fort Garry,University Centre

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Computer Scientist Yang Wang Awarded for Work on Computer Vision, Deep Learning

Computer Sciences Associate Professor Yang Wang was named the inaugural Faculty of Science Research Chair in Fundamental Science. The U of M researcher says the award ($20,000/year for three years) means he has more flexibility studying  computer vision, machine learning and deep learning. “The award has given me freedom to explore more fundamental research projects.”   Dr....

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Welcome Back

New students enrolled in the Faculty of Science had a great time at the orientation day organized by the Science Students Association, (SSA), in collaboration with a number of other groups on September 3, 2019. The day included panel discussions from both peers, professors, student advisors, and industry representatives including: David Owasi (David Aplin Group),...

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International success for U of M robot team at FIRA HuroCup

The U of M Autonomous Agents Lab robot team did very well at the FIRA HuroCup, held August 11 – 16, 2019 in Changwon, Korea, placing third and fourth overall. More than 50 teams from 10 countries competed including: South Korea, Taiwan, Canada, China, India, Russia, Mexico, Brazil, Indonesia, and Malaysia. FIRA is a multi-sport...

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UofM: 2019 Schulich Leader: Mia Battad

Drawn to technology from an early age, Mia Battad loved racing home from school to play on the family computer. Constantly trying to gain access to the newest Nintendo game or handheld console, Battad’s interest in electronic devices never waned. Rather, it developed into a curiosity of how videos games are made, which lead her...

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International Data Conference Nexus 2019 / Art of the Possible

WHAT IS DATA SCIENCE | ART OF THE POSSIBLE? Join us on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at the University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus and discover the latest innovations in machine learning/AI, data and statistical sciences that address solutions to some of the most pressing challenges in health, agriculture, transportation, insurance, and eCommerce. WHAT’S INCLUDED?...

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

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 months ago

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

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

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

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

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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! https://t.co/aqn8EmRlbs

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 7 months 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 1 year 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

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Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-304, @Eleni_Stroulia from @UAlbertaCS: "Smart Condo: IoT for Social Good" https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

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CTV Winnipeg: Local research team to compete in robot olympics https://t.co/Xzl0lTcLoG via @YouTube

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Nothing but net: U of M develops AI to compete in international robot competition https://t.co/evAnLSCjke via @metrotoronto

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Congrats to our own Brett Jewell, and the entire team, as @umbisons book first trip to hoops nationals since 1985 https://t.co/AUrr0hmlxj

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-105: "Use of High Performance Computing in Power Systems Simulation and Its Challenges" https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Thurs, 1pm E2-165: Ji Hyun Ko, "How can we improve diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease using machine learning?" https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1:30 E2-320: Chuck Loewen, Founder @obs_global, his path to success/advice to future entrepreneurs https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-160: Leszek Gasieniec, @LAGasieniec of @LivUni, "Bamboo Garden Trimming Problem" https://t.co/fXW8iscr8M

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Proudly 1 of 3 @umanitoba fields (with Nursing and Medicine) to place in the @MacleansMag annual top 20 rankings: https://t.co/xj3hgdeO8z

UofManitoba Comp Sci @uofmcs 2 years ago

Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-320: Dr. Ellen, @UofTCompSci, "Concurrent Data Structures" https://t.co/fXW8isu20k

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.