Sue Whitesides

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Sue Whitesides at the Workshop on Theory and Practice of Graph Drawing in 2012

Sue Hays Whitesides is a Canadian mathematician and computer scientist, a professor emeritus of computer science and the chair of the computer science department at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.[1][2] Her research specializations include computational geometry and graph drawing.

Whitesides received her Ph.D. in mathematics in 1975 from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, under the supervision of Richard Bruck.[3] Before joining the University of Victoria faculty, she taught at Dartmouth College and McGill University;[3] at McGill, she was director of the School of Computer Science from 2005 to 2008.[4][5]

Whitesides was the program chair for the 1998 International Symposium on Graph Drawing[6] and program co-chair for the 2012 Symposium on Computational Geometry.[7]


  1. ^ Faculty profile Archived 2013-01-01 at, Univ. of Victoria, retrieved 2012-09-30.
  2. ^ "Affiliated faculty - University of Victoria". Retrieved 2018-09-22.
  3. ^ a b Sue Hays Whitesides at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  4. ^ Computer science summer camp: High school students spend week programming, McGill Reporter, September 8, 2005.
  5. ^ Morgan Stanley boosts info-tech sector Archived 2008-05-03 at the Wayback Machine., Montreal Gazette, May 2, 2008.
  6. ^ Graph Drawing 1998 web site Archived 2013-04-29 at the Wayback Machine., retrieved 2012-09-30.
  7. ^ SoCG 2012 web site, retrieved 2012-09-30.

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