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.
Congratulations to Prof. Grossman on receiving tenure and his promotion to Associate Professor!
Congratulations to Prof. Wigdor, who has been promoted to full Professor! In addition to his work at dgp, Prof. Wigdor is also the Director of the Facebook Reality Labs Research in Toronto.
Congrats to Prof. Levin for winning the CHCCS/SCDHM Graphics Interface Early Career Researcher Award for 2021! This award is given to outstanding early career faculty members in the fields related to the Graphics Interface conference. Prof. Levin is being recognized for his research in graphics.
The Sloan Research fellowship was awarded to two Computer Science researchers for 2021, Prof. Grosse and dgp’s Prof. Grossman. Congratulations Prof. Grossman! More details about the award can be found here.
The dgp often collaborates with undergrad students to tackle interesting research projects. One of this past year’s NSERC USRA and UTEA AWARDS recipients is Jiayi Eris Zhang, who worked on research into Complementary Dynamics that was submitted to Siggraph Asia 2020. You can find more information about the program at Computer Science’s Undergraduate Summer Research Program.
Congratulations to Prof. Grossman on being recognized for his early career achievements with an E.W.R. Steacie Memorial Fellowship! Some of the research highlighted in award included AI drone navigation and wearable sensors to capture intricate hand grip and touch movements in VR.
Congratulations to Mohammad Rashidujjaman Rifat, Toha Toriq, and Syed Ishtiaque Ahmed. Their paper titled, “Persuasion, Habit, and Sustainability: Designing for and Lessons from Islamic Religious Culture in Bangladesh,” has been accepted to CSCW 2020!
The appointment starts from January, 2021. Congratulations, Priyank Chandra!
Congratulations to Yasaman for being awarded a 2020-2021 Ontario Graduate Scholarship. The OGS is awarded to students for academic achievement, so the congrats again on a job well done Yasaman!