Dr. Sue Whitesides, FCIPS was presented with her CIPS Fellow Certificate on January 28th 2020. CIPS BC President Ian Frazer, I.S.P., ITCP presented the certificate.
‘Fellow’ is the highest honour given to leaders within the IT community in Canada for outstanding contributions to the industry and CIPS.
Sue is known nationally and internationally as an educator and researcher. She served as the first woman Director, McGill School of Computer Science, and then as the first woman Chair, Dept of Computer Science, University of Victoria, retiring in December 2016. She continues to mentor grad students.
A Stanford graduate in Electrical Engineering, and a PhD in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, Sue has created a network of colleagues around the world, advancing the design of algorithms for solving problems modelled by geometry and graphs. At UVic she led collaborations with MITACS, the Canadian organization that partners industry and government practitioners with university students and researchers, to advance research and foster innovation in Canada’s IT industry.
Congratulations on being a CIPS Fellow Sue!
Learn more about CIPS Fellows & Honorary Fellows: http://www.cips.ca/fellows
Dr. Sue Whitesides, FCIPS presented with CIPS Fellow Certificate