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Vic DiCiccio

Director, Research Partnerships

Director, Institute for Computer Research
University of Waterloo

Vic DiCiccio is the Director, Institute for Computer Research and Research Professor at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo.

 Vic fosters interaction and relationships between companies and academic researchers to transfer ideas and students, and encourages the exploitation of research results. He works with computer researchers on initiating new research projects, licensing technology and helping to spin off companies. 

Vic helped found the Institute for Computer Research (ICR), which has more than 150 multi-disciplinary faculty members at Waterloo and 15 federated research groups. Previously, Vic was the Director of Advanced Technology at SOMA Networks and Vice President of Research for Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO, now OCE). He is a Director of Inkpot Software Inc.

Vic has a BASc and an MSc, both from the University of Waterloo.