The Department of Computer Science is seeking a new staff member to fill the position of Faculty Support Staff to serve the department in the DGP lab. This is a wonderful opportunity to join a vibrant lab and department with an outstanding interdisciplinary and international culture. Please see the U of T job posting for information about the position, and how to apply.
The faculty of Arts & Science has named Alec Jacobson as a recipient of this year’s Outstanding Teaching Award! Congratulations Prof. Jacobson! You can read more about the award and Prof. Jacobson’s contributions here.
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 … read more
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 … read more
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 … read more
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!
Priyank Chandra from the Third Space research group at DGP will be joining UofT iSchool as an Assistant Professor!
The appointment starts from January, 2021. Congratulations, Priyank Chandra!