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 of computer science and the chair of the computer science department at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.[1] 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.[2] Before joining the University of Victoria faculty, she taught at Dartmouth College and McGill University;[2] at McGill, she was director of the School of Computer Science from 2005 to 2008.[3][4]

Whitesides was the program chair for the 1998 International Symposium on Graph Drawing[5] and program co-chair for the 2012 Symposium on Computational Geometry.[6]


  1. ^ Faculty profile, Univ. of Victoria, retrieved 2012-09-30.
  2. ^ a b Sue Hays Whitesides at the Mathematics Genealogy Project
  3. ^ Computer science summer camp: High school students spend week programming, McGill Reporter, September 8, 2005.
  4. ^ Morgan Stanley boosts info-tech sector, Montreal Gazette, May 2, 2008.
  5. ^ Graph Drawing 1998 web site, retrieved 2012-09-30.
  6. ^ SoCG 2012 web site, retrieved 2012-09-30.

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