Margo Seltzer Pronouns: she, her Canada 150 Research Chair in Computer Systems Cheriton Family Chair in Computer Science UBC Computer Science
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  • I am currently a co-Head for computer science. As such, my schedule is a bit of a nightmare. If you want to schedule an appointment with me, please send mail to and indicate the purpose of the meeting.
  • I am grateful to my colleagues who nominated me for this year's ACM Athena Lecturer Award. I have not yet figured out where I will give the Athena Lecture, but stay tuned. Here is the lovely video they did for the banquet.
  • I am humbled and honored to have received this year's Killam Teaching Prize.

Upcoming Travel (COVID permitting)

  • September 24-30: Heidelberg Laureate Forum
  • October 23-27: SOSP

Interested in Applying?

I am not currently looking for new students. I am, however, looking for Postdoctoral Researchers. If you have recently completed your Ph.D. or are completing one in the next six months, please read this before sending me email.

If you are interested in UBC systems, I recommend checking out the other faculty in Systopia.

Looking for a Letter of Recommendation?

Please read this before sending me email.