Simon Fraser University is one of Canada’s top comprehensive universities thanks to its student and faculty achievements, low student-faculty teaching ratio, strong support services and numerous research grants.
According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), SFU's School of Computing Science is one of the top 50 computer science departments in the world.
The School of Computing Science follows SFU's tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Our research is world-renowned, and our students graduate with advanced knowledge in areas such as networks, multimedia, healthcare and telecommunications. Many graduates apply their broad-based skills as entrepreneurs and business leaders in their field.
Our faculty have earned international recognition for their research excellence. The School of Computing Science is proud to have two Canada Research Chairs and a BC Leadership Chair. Additionally, our research faculty have won many prestigious awards including an IEEE Fellow, a SIAM Fellow, a Sloan Fellowship, an NSERC CREATE award and several NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) grants, to name just a few.
The AI group at SFU works in several important subareas of the field, including natural language processing, knowledge representation and reasoning, constraint optimization, machine learning, and robotics.