Otman Benchekroun leads the first iteration of DGP Academy

Otman Benchekroun led the creation of the first DGP Academy, which offers high school students the opportunity to engage in hands-on computer graphics activities and get a comprehensive view of graduate studies. Students learned about topics ranging from 3D printing to linear algebra and calculus. You can learn more about the event here: https://web.cs.toronto.edu/news-events/news/dgp-academy-high-school-students-outreach.

Prof. Williams and students win XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge

The Adaptive Experimentation Accelerator team, led by University of Toronto Assistant Professor Joseph Jay Williams, has won the $500,000 (USD) grand prize in the XPRIZE Digital Learning Challenge, a global competition to modernize, accelerate, and improve the identification of effective learning tools and processes. The team also includes graduate students Ilya MusabirovMohi RezaPan Chen, and Harsh Kumar, as well as collaborators from Carnegie Mellon University and North Carolina State University. Learn more about the team, the competition, and their project in this article.