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Applications to transfer to Computer Science and BCS Data Science are now open

For students who are interested in transferring to BCS or BMath CS or BCS Data Science, you can apply at https://oat.uwaterloo.ca/forms by 11.59 p.m. on April 24, 2018. No late applications will be accepted.

Basic eligibility:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018BCS Data ScienceHave credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Winter 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in April 2018.All students will be notified by email by May 4, 2018, with a decision on their application. Any student who transfers into CS and is not already in their required courses for S18 will be helped to get into the necessary courses.

Position available: Open Quantum Safe (libOQS), Cryptographic Research Architect

Professor Michele Mosca is recruiting for a Cryptographic Research Architect to work with his research group based in the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC).

Qualifications:
• Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Mathematics, Computer Science or Electrical and Computer Engineering • Essential: C and C++ programming experience, at least 3 years. • Essential: Familiarity with cryptographic algorithms including public key and symmetric key cryptography, digital signatures, message digest and hashing algorithms • Familiarity with cryptographic protocols such as TLS and SSH • Familiarity with automated test frameworks like Google Test • Familiarity with static code analysis products like Coverity • Essential: Familiarity with version control systems (Git & Github workflow) • Familiarity with software build systems (Make, autoconf, Visual Studio) • Familiarity with continuous integration systems (Travis CI, Appveyor) For more information and directions on how to application, please go to https:/…

Transfers to CS - April 10 to 24, 2018

For students who are wanting entry to the following programs, applications will open here from April 10-24, 2018.
BCS (Bachelor of Computer Science)BMath CS (Bachelor of Mathematics in Computer Science)BCS DS (Bachelor of Computer Science in Data Science)Joint CS from an out-of-faculty planPlease review below for the basic criteria to be eligible to submit an application in our April cycle:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Winter 2018BCS Data Science
Have credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Winter 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in April 2018.Best of luck!