Members of the Gina Cody School of Engineering and Computer Science community were saddened to learn of the death of their colleague, Professor Terrill Fancott from the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering.
He passed away on Monday, June 8, 2020.
Dr. Fancott’s contribution to Concordia was significant – he was instrumental in the continuous improvement of the Computer Science Program and in the introduction of the Software Engineering Program. He opened the Computer Science Digital Laboratory and bought the first minicomputer in the early seventies. More recently, faculty and students know him as the driving force behind the popular Hackathon event, among other things