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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. Aug. 13, 2020Encouraging men who have sex with men to get tested once a year could reduce the spread of STIs
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    Men who have sex with men (GbMSM) and who get tested at least once annually on average could help prevent a rise in bacterial sexually transmitted infections (STIs), according to a new study.

  2. Aug. 5, 2020Chris Bauch receives funding through the Ontario COVID-19 Rapid Research Fund
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    The Ontario government contributed $148,000 for Chris Bauch’s research project, “How to Re-open Ontario's Economy Without Causing a Resurgence of COVID-19”.

  3. July 14, 2020We remember Professor Emeritus Peter Ponzo
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    We are sad to share the news that Peter Ponzo passed away peacefully on July 5, 2020 after a battle with bone cancer.

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