CEMSE Professor Wolfgang Heidrich will receive the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technique’s (ACM SIGGRAPH) Computer Graphics Achievement Award this August. The ACM SIGGRAPH is a global nonprofit organization that advances computer graphics and interactive technologies.
KAUST Professor of Computer Science Peter Richtárik and his former student Nicolas Loizou, currently a postdoctoral researcher at Mila - Quebec Artificial Intelligence Institute and soon to take up an assistant professorship position at Johns Hopkins University, recently received the 2020 Computational Optimization and Applications (COAP) Best Paper Award.
The annual IEEE Computer Society Global Student Challenge provides an avenue for students worldwide to create innovative solutions to big data problems. This year’s competition, IEEE CS GSC 2021, encourages each individual or team (max three students) to present solutions to pre-determined problem/issue statement of relevance in CS today.