Queen's School of Computing


Queen's Graduate Computing Society Conference 2013

The third annual QGCS Conference took place on May 8th and 9th this year. It was, again, by all accounts, a successful, vibrant conference. Congratulations to the organizers and thanks to the sponsors and participants!

Photos by Dave Dove.

Creative Computing Exhibition

An exhitibion of computing art and research was held on the afternoon of April 4 at the BioSciences Atrium. The event featured the 5th Annual Computer Art Exhibit from this year's students of COCA 201, projects in Game Design and Game Technology from students in CISC 226 and CISC 877, and poster presentations from our fourth year students based on their major undergraduate research projects.

Thanks to principal organizer Ben Hall, and to everyone else who made the show a success!

Photos by Dave Dove.

School of Computing Awards – 2013 Edition

On the afternoon of April 3, 2013, a large crowd gathered in Goodwin Hall on the occasion of the 5th Annual Queen's School of Computing Awards ceremony. The awards were created to recognize excellence in various forms of endeavour, an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of those in the school who distinguished themselves through their exceptional work, and as an opportunity to say thank you to those who made a difference in School life. The awards were presented by Selim Akl, Director of the School of Computing.

Congratulations to this year's recipients:

  • The COMPSA Howard Staveley Award for Teaching Excellence: Robin Dawes
  • Ph.D. Research Achievement Award: Emad Shihab
  • Graduate Student Distinguished Service Award: Layan Nahlawi
  • Distinguished Graduate Supervision Award: Mohammad Zulkernine
  • Distinguished Service Award: Ben Hall
  • Research Award: Tamas Ungi
  • Award for Outstanding Contribution to School Life: Mattea Welch
  • Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance: Niv Yahell
  • Distinguished Master's Thesis Award: Anton Barua

Photos by Dave Dove.