Computing & Mathematical Sciences News
Global experts converge to unleash potential of AI for finance sector (18 November 2020)
The University of Waikato is launching a new event series designed to showcase the transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for specific industries, bringing together leading experts from around the world.
Computer science student Leo Oliver-Dowling has been tinkering with computers since he was 13. Now, his skills have been rewarded with a postgraduate scholarship worth $20,000.
Discover AI and help shape New Zealand's future (20 October 2020)
Do you ever wonder how Siri or Alexa pull information from the web, turn on home appliances and perform everyday tasks for us? It’s all down to Artificial Intelligence (AI) – the ability of machines to seemingly think for themselves.
A team of University of Waikato researchers have successfully secured $6m funding over four years in the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Endeavour Fund round.
Waikato researchers receive $26.9m in MBIE Endeavour funding (17 September 2020)
The University of Waikato has successfully secured funding for three projects, worth a total of $26.9m, in the latest MBIE Endeavour Fund round.
$12.5m project to reduce greenhouse gas emissions using ‘digital twin’ technology (16 September 2020)
University of Waikato School of Engineering Professor Michael Walmsley will lead a seven-year research programme to reduce energy-related greenhouse gas emissions, thanks to $12.5m in funding from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.
Kīngitanga Day celebrations go virtual (14 September 2020)
The University of Waikato commemorated its special relationship with the Kīngitanga in a new way this year, with Kīngitanga Day celebrations live streamed to a worldwide audience, as well as being hosted in person on both its Hamilton and Tauranga campuses.
Electric vehicles could add to carbon emissions and load shedding: but there's a solution (10 July 2020)
South Africa has the highest emission intensity in the G20 group of industrialised and developing countries. This threatens its commitment to help slow global warming. This disproportionate contribution is driven by the country’s coal-dependent national electricity utility, Eskom.
Alumnus donates expertise to NZ COVID Tracer (8 June 2020)
Like so many during lockdown, alumnus Alan Chew wanted to help. He put his talents towards developing a contact tracing app, the ideas of which now form the basis of the Government's official contact tracing app, NZ Covid Tracer.
Esports scholarship winner looks to gaming during lockdown (8 April 2020)
If there’s one activity that can flourish during the country’s current lockdown, it’s esports. And University of Waikato student Luke Horan knows this all too well.
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