The Computer Science Graduate Studies Committee announced the recipients of the 2016 Graduate Awards.
1) Graduate Research Award: Chen Zhang, in recognition of research achievement highlighted by 4 peer-reviewed articles as first author (1 journal and 3 conferences) and 2 awards (from IEEE and within the university).
2) Academic Excellence Award: Shweta Balyan and Srinivasan Venugopal (shared), for achieving the highest overall grade among the course-route MSc students who have taken at least 4 courses (excluding project and work term) in the 2015-2016 academic year.
3) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award: Hao Cai and Ali M. S. Alfosool (shared), in recognition of their outstanding performance in the teaching assistantship as evidenced by the instructors.
Congratulations to all the winners!