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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. July 14, 2021Eduardo Martin-Martinez wins 2021 Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award
    Eduardo Martin-Martinez

    The Faculty of Mathematics Research Office recently announced its 2021 recipients of the Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. Eduardo Martin-Martinez, an associate professor in applied mathematics, was one of this year’s winners.

  2. July 12, 2021Quantum startup founded by Applied Mathematics professors acquired by major technology company

    Quantum Benchmark, a Kitchener-based company providing software solutions for error suppression and performance validation in quantum computing hardware, was acquired by Keysight Technologies in May 2021. Quantum Benchmark was founded by Applied Mathematics professor Joseph Emerson.

  3. July 12, 2021Applied Math welcomes David Del Rey Fernández
     Headshot photo of David Del Rey Fernandez

    The Department of Applied Mathematics is pleased to welcome David Del Rey Fernández as an assistant professor.

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