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  • Professor Wainer received the Faculty Graduate Mentoring Award recognizing faculty “who render exceptional service to graduate students as supervisors and research mentors”.
  • Qi Liu, ARSLab Alumnus, was interviewed about his current work as a researcher in industry. Read the interview here.
  • Professor Wainer wins the Outstanding Professional Contribution Award given by the Society for Modeling and Simulation International (SCS). The committee decided to recommend Gabriel Wainer for this award for his contributions to advancing the state-of-the-art of discrete-event modeling and real-time simulation. Read a news release here.
  • Professor Wainer and his students Ahmed Ahmed and Mohammad Moallemi obtained the runner-up Best Paper Award on the Summer Computer Simulation Conference 2011 for their paper entitled “VCELL: A 3D Real-time Visual Simulation in Support of Combat”.
  • Mohammad Moallemi and Professor Wainer win the Best Paper Award at the Symposium of Theory of Computer Simulation 2011 (of 91 submissions).
  • Watch the award-winning video (AAAI 2010) by Michael Floyd and Babak Esfandiari here (the robotics examples found in the video have been filmed in the ARS lab).
  • Best Paper Award: the paper “Applying the TPS Method To Modeling And Simulation Of Biological Systems” (by R. Goldstein, N. Farran, H. Yigang, S. Lissari, G. Wainer) was the runner-up Best Paper Award for the 2010 ACM/SCS Summer Computer Simulation Conference. 2010 (of 152 submissions).
  • Best Paper Award: the paper “Advanced IDE for Modeling and Simulation of Discrete Event Systems” (by M. Bonaventura, G. Wainer, R. Castro) was the runner-up Best Paper Award for Springsim (of 350 submissions).
  • Qi Liu is visiting IBM Watson Research Center on a MITACS ACCELERATE Ontario scholarship (research: parallel simulation on the Cell BE). Check here for information about his upcoming Seminar.
  • Professor Wainer is a member of the Steering Committee of SummerSim 2010.
  • Professor Wainer is a member of the Steering Committee for SimuTools 2010 (Torremolinos, Spain).
  • Professor Wainer is the General Co-Chair of the International Conference on Simulation Tools and Techniques for Communications, Networks and Systems, SimuTools 2009 (Rome, Italy).
  • Check the DEVS and Cell-DEVS entries on Wikipedia.