Brief Biography


C. Ronald Kube received a B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Computing Science from the University of Alberta in 1990, 1992 and 1997.

Ron received a NSERC industrial research fellowship and spent his post-doc researching machine vision and electric load forecasting at a local AI start-up company in Edmonton, Alberta. Between 1998 - 2016, Ron worked at the Syncrude Research Centre on process measurement using machine vision. In May 2002, he helped establish the Centre for Intelligent Mining Systems (CIMS) in the Department of Computing Science at the University of Alberta, where he continues as an adjunct faculty member and research associate. He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).