Welcome to Applied Mathematics

The Department of Applied Mathematics has 25 faculty members and over 70 graduate students. We offer undergraduate plans in Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Physics that attract outstanding students. The wide range of interdisciplinary research being undertaken in the department provides a stimulating environment for our graduate program.

The department has research programs in         

Please take a look at the short video below highlighting some of the department's research in mathematical medicine/biology and fluid mechanics.

University of Waterloo Dept. of Applied Mathematics researchers are discussing how their work helps to build tools used to tackle a broad range of problems that affect us all.

  1. Sep. 8, 2021Kirsten Morris awarded Faculty of Mathematics Research Chair
    Kirsten Morris

    The Faculty of Mathematics has named Kirsten Morris as one of its Research Chairs for the 2021-2022 academic year. 

    The award recognizes exceptional scholarly achievement and outstanding contributions to a field of knowledge. Some of the most prolific scholars in the Faculty of Mathematics have held Research Chairs, and Morris continues the trend of excellence.

  2. Sep. 2, 2021Anita Layton named fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics
    Anita Layton

    The Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) recently awarded Anita Layton with one of its 2021 fellowships.

  3. Aug. 25, 2021Researchers from applied mathematics bringing new cancer treatments closer to reality
    Siv Sivaloganathan

    Researchers in applied mathematics are part of a team developing technologies that use acoustic waves to target and destroy cancerous tumours.

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