Prof. Bill Buxton appointed to Order of Canada

Congratulations to Prof. Buxton, who has been appointed as an Officer of the Order of Canada for his work in HCI and user-centred design! Prof. Buxton has been a member of the DGP since the early years of the group and has published and collaborated with students and faculty here in the decades since. There is a great write-up of Bill’s history with the department and DGP on the Computer Science website and the official announcement of his appointment on the Governor General’s page.

Prof. Jacobson awarded Sloan Fellowship

This year’s 2022 Sloan Research Fellowship award recipients include dgp’s Prof. Alec Jacobson!  In UofT’s Computer Science dept. both Prof. Jacobson and Prof. Duvenaud were chosen for this award.  Computer Science’s website has a write-up of the award here.