Computer Science

Unit 5

Double degrees add up to top Pushor Mitchell recognition

Things have been adding up for Dana Klamut since she began her academic career at UBC's Okanagan campus five years ago.

Above and beyond

IKBSAS faculty members recognized for teaching excellence, including first Killam award for the Okanagan campus Convocation is a time to celebrate the achievements and hard work of UBC students, but on June 7, 2018, a man who helped get many of them across the stage will also be honoured. In early May, Dr. Stephen McNeil, […]

So you think you can code

Undergrad research could help profs reduce bad habits among novice coders How do you know if a concept is understood? It’s a question every school faces. The answer is usually by testing. Get a question right and it shows you understand. But that isn’t always the case, especially when it comes to computer science, and […]

Q & A with Warren Hare on his just published textbook and how it came together

Q & A with Warren Hare on his just published textbook and how it came together

Warren Hare, an associate professor at the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Science, recently co-authored a new textbook with Dr. Charles Audet of Polytechnique Montréal. “Derivative-Free and Blackbox Optimization” helps fill the gap for quality, accessible material needed in a new and rapidly growing sub-field of computer science. We caught up with Warren […]