The 2020 Faculty of the Year Award is awarded to Prof. Marin Litoiu, York University!

"The deliberate energy of Marin’s consistent involvement and advocacy over decades has helped to shape the IBM Center for Advanced Studies, and has powered an incredible number of successful projects. His past role as a CAS Research Staff Member, and his position as a full professor at York University, are a testament to his outstanding scientific and technical ability." - IBM

Nov 2019, CASCON 2019 recognizes Ye Hu, Marin Litoiu, Johnny Wong and Gabriel Iszlai  with "The Most Influential Paper Award" for their paper, "Resource Provisioning for Cloud Computing," published at CASCON 2009.

Most Influential Paper

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Aug 2018,  The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council announced $1.65 million in funding for the Dependable Internet-of-Things Applications (DITA) program, which will be led by Marin Litoiu...

April 20, 2017- 1:30pm, Adaptive Systems Research Lab, BA (former TEL) 2003: Cyberinfrastructure Advances for Data-Intensive Research Projects in Nevada, invited talk, Dr. Sergiu Dascalu, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Nevada.

November 2, 2016: Professor Marin Litoiu, Post Doctoral Fellows Marios Fokaefs and Cornel Barna, MAIST student Rodrigo Veleda  and IBMers Radu Mateescu and Joe Wigglesworth received the Best Paper Award at the 26th Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CASCON'16) for "Enabling DevOps for Containerized Data-Intensive Applications: An Exploratory Study".

November 3, 2016Professor Marin Litoiu, Post Doctoral Fellows Marios Fokaefs, Cornel Barna, Hamzek Khazaei  and IBMers Radu Mateescu and Joe Wigglesworth received the Best Exhibit Award at the 26th Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering (CASCON'16) for "A DevOps Architecture for Continuous Delivery of Containerized Cloud Applications" exhibit.

October 5, 2016: A book on the history of IBM Centre for Advanced Studies, its success and impact on Software Engineering and Computer Science in Canada: Collaboration and Innovation: Honouring 25 Years of CAS and CASCON, Edited by: Marin Litoiu, Kelly Lyons, Hausi Muller, Joanna Ng, ISBN-13: 978-1534654594.

Jun 16, 2016, 3:30pm: Talk: Continous Development, Hamoun Ghambari, Amazon

March 16, 2016: Nasim Beigi-Mohammadi (PhD candidate) received NSERC Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships-Doctoral (CGS D)  for 2016-2018.

Nov 5, 2015: Marin Litoiu and his long time collaborators: Murray Woodside, Tao Zheng, Gabriel Iszlai, received the Decade Most Influential Paper Award, at CASCON 2015.

Sep 29, 2015: Congratulations to Marios-Eleftherios Fokaefs, Rodrigo Veleda and Diego Serrano for winning 1st place at SAVI Smart Cities Camp.

July 28, 2015: Team YU-Hoatzin won the first prize in Telus-Juniper Hackathon. Team members: Nasim Beigi-Mohammadi, Cornel Barna and Rostislav Kitsis.

Nov 26, 2014: Talk: Big Data and Cloud Computing: A Compelling Combination
Hamzeh Khazaei, IBM Canada Research and Development Centre

Nov 12, 2014: Talk: Designing Adaptive Software Systems: A Requirements Engineering Perspective
John Mylopoulos, University of Trento / University of Toronto

Nov 6, 2014: Talk: Software Evolution in Web-Service Ecosystems: A Game-Theoretic Model
Marios Fokaefs, PhD candidate, University of Alberta

May 22, 2014: Talk: Unleashing the Potential of Mobile Services
by Khalid Elgazzar

Nov 2012: New Book, "Migrating Legacy Applications: Challenges in Service Oriented Architecture and Cloud Computing Environments" by Anca Daniela Ionita (University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania), Marin Litoiu (York University, Canada) and Grace Lewis (CMU Software Engineering Institute, USA)
Release Date: November, 2012. Copyright © 2013. 419 pages.

June 29, 2012: 3rd place in IEEE Service Cup at IEEE Cloud, Honolulu

Nov. 3, 2010, CASCON 2010. Professor Litoiu named "The 2010 IBM Faculty Fellow of the Year"

August 12, 2010, Invited talk:  Requirements Engineering for Self-Adaptive Systems, Nauman Ahmed Qureshi, University of Trento, Italy

August 8, 2010, Professor Litoiu nominated Program Co-chair for CASCON 2011,

August 1, 2010,  Andrei Solomon's paper, "Using Simulation Models to Evolve Business Processes,"  was accepted at MESOA 2010. Congratulations!

July 27, 2010, Andrei Solomon's paper, "Business Process Adaptation on a Tracked Simulation Model,"  was accepted at CASCON 2010. Congratulations!