Ulrike Stege Associate Professor University of Victoria

Ulrike Stege is an Associate Professor of Computer Science and the Director of the Master of Applied Data Science (MADS) program in the Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Victoria. She was Computer Science Department Chair at the University of Victoria from 2014-2018. She is a member of Quantum BC and an affiliate of British Columbia’s Quantum Algorithms Institute (QAI). She is a Principal Investigator of an NSERC CREATE on Quantum Computing. With her graduate students she works in the area of algorithm development for computationally hard problems, including hybrid quantum-classical algorithms. Ulrike’s interdisciplinary research areas include bioinformatics and cognitive psychology. She received a doctorate from ETH Zürich, Switzerland. Recent projects in bioinformatics focus on the identification of genomic regulatory sequences, as well as RNA and protein structure prediction.

Website: https://www.uvic.ca/ecs/computerscience/people/faculty/profiles/stege-ulrike.php