Eugene Fiume, an internationally recognized leader in visual modelling and computer graphics, is Simon Fraser University’s new Dean of Applied Sciences.
Fiume comes to SFU from the University of Toronto (U of T). In addition to his research and teaching position as a U of T computing science professor, Fiume served as chair of the Department of Computer Science (1998-2004), and was the inaugural director of the Master of Science in Applied Computing Program (2010-2016).
One of the biggest issues startups face is how to go from launch to a bigger, well-functioning business. Growing firms must have the ability to attract top talent and also have enough financing to get them through critical stages of their development. Learn from three experienced Canadian entrepreneurs who have navigated through the complexity of running, managing and growing a business.
Simon Fraser University students striving to become technology entrepreneurs will have the chance to take their skills and innovations to the next level with the expansion of the flagship Technology Entrepreneurship @SFU program (TechE@SFU).
A roommate-finder for those transitioning out of rehabilitation and returning to the community—called Sober Stay—is among community health solutions that students in SFU’s Health Change Lab conceived over the past semester.
The Health Change Lab is a seven-credit course in which students work together in teams to understand local social and health challenges, and devise projects to potentially resolve them.
The CDRD is a national drug development institution founded in 2007 that translates commercially promising health research conducted at universities into innovative new therapies that improve and save lives. The funding will pave the way for drug breakthroughs at SFU and other partner institutions to reach the public.
Malm received the honours on Nov. 11 at the inaugural U.K. Business Awards in London, England. He is co-founder and CEO of Phrasee, an artificial intelligence marketing technology company based in London.
Simon Fraser University is moving forward with the expansion of its Surrey campus, with a $126-million investment for a new building announced today by the federal and provincial governments.
The governments will provide a combined $90 million in funding while the remainder will come from SFU and private donors. The announcement was made today at the Surrey campus by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, together with B.C.’s Premier Christy Clark and SFU President Andrew Petter.