Founded in 1964, DCS was the first to be established in Canada and ranks among the top 10 computer science departments in the world.
By connecting to DCS, you are also automatically linking to a world-class hub of research that spans the computing sciences. Our department works with industry partners in fields as diverse as finance, molecular biology, data mining, graphics, mobile and cloud computing, networking, and human-computer interfaces. We are situated in the heart of Toronto, the largest city in Canada – and one of the most diverse cities in the world – and home of the third-largest ICT sector in North America. DCS also enjoys strong interdisciplinary ties with units across the University, the largest and most research-intensive in the country. Indeed, much of the research within DCS occurs in collaboration with departments like Mathematics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Statistics, Psychology, Linguistics, Medicine, Industrial Engineering, Economics, Biomechanical Engineering, Information Studies, and many others.
WAYS TO CONNECT WITH DCS
- CONTACT OUR RESEARCH & INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS OFFICE
a. Find out more about our areas of expertise and how to engage with a research university
b. Discuss potential research collaborations that you have defined, or discover exciting areas of research that will benefit your business
c. Stay connected with our faculty, the top minds in their fields, who can bring an innovative perspective to your organization.
d. Learn about government incentives designed to encourage industry/university collaborations.
- BE ADDED TO OUR INDUSTRY CONTACTS LIST
a. Receive our quarterly e-newsletters
b. Get invited to special events, including our annual Research in Action showcase, which features the diverse array of research projects taking place at DCS
- ENGAGE WITH OUR STUDENTS & ALUMNI
a. Find out more about working with student interns: the Professional Master’s program (the M.Sc. of Applied Computing) at the graduate level, and the Professional Experience Year at the undergraduate level
b. Contact us with job opportunities - we'll advertise them to our students (graduate and undergraduate level) and alumni – or hold a recruiting session on campus.
c. Speakin one of our seminars about topics in your area
d. Tell us about special programs, events or opportunities that your organization is hosting
- GIVE TO DCS
a. Make monetary or gifts-in-kind to the department
b. Sponsor programs or special events
Principal, The Jonah Group “Our relationship with the University of Toronto has given us access to many of the bright young minds in the field. Not only does our growth depend on an ability to locate new talent, but the sheer quality, attitude and overall cultural fit of these graduates has always been a welcome surprise to us. Our company would not have been nearly as successful as it has been without them.
Bell University Laboratories “Through the Bell University Laboratories program, Bell Canada worked closely with researchers in Computer Science at the University of Toronto on problems that spanned all aspects of our business, including data quality and management, and emerging internet and wireless applications. We valued the close interaction and the wide range of expertise at UofT."
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Associate Chair, Research & Industrial Relations