Thomas Roy to receive an NSERC USRA award to research Complex Documents this Summer

Undergraduate student Thomas Roy has been granted an Undergraduate Student Research Award from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) to work on novel interfaces to generate complex documents.

The Undergraduate Student Research Awards are awarded every year through a competitive process to support undergraduate students eager to work in research project in the Natural Sciences and Engineering disciplines. Thomas will work with Miguel Nacenta on research following up his honours project. This research is on the creation of new tools and interfaces that support people who write complex documents, such as grant applications, tenure cases, the law, or software documentation.

The USRA award’s duration is 16 weeks, will take place during the summer of 2022, and is one of 5 awards this time around in the Department of Computer Science. The USRA award is funded partially by NSERC.