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.


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.



Nobel Prize 2019 Streaming event - Congratulations Alumnus Dr. James Peebles

We will be streaming the 2019 Nobel Prize Lecture How Physical Cosmology Grew with Dr. James Peebles [BSc'58, DSc '89],...

Location: SSA Lounge,University of Manitoba - Fort Garry


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


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


The centre of it all: Faculty of Science’s new data science NEXUS explained

A nexus is defined as “the central or most important place”. When it comes to data science, the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science has a new ‘important place’ of its own: the Data Science NEXUS. The result of efforts by a committee of over 20 members from the U of M community, it’s led...


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....


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),...


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...


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...

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…


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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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

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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.

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Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-304, @Eleni_Stroulia from @UAlbertaCS: "Smart Condo: IoT for Social Good"

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Tickets are on sale now via EventBrite!

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CTV Winnipeg: Local research team to compete in robot olympics via @YouTube

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Nothing but net: U of M develops AI to compete in international robot competition via @metrotoronto

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Congrats to our own Brett Jewell, and the entire team, as @umbisons book first trip to hoops nationals since 1985

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Seminar Tomorrow, 1pm E2-105: "Use of High Performance Computing in Power Systems Simulation and Its Challenges"

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Seminar Thurs, 1pm E2-165: Ji Hyun Ko, "How can we improve diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease using machine learning?"

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

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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.