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
- Control and Dynamical Systems (including differential equations)
- Fluid Mechanics
- Mathematical Medicine and Biology
- Mathematical Physics
- Scientific Computing
Please take a look at the short video below highlighting some of the department's research in mathematical medicine/biology and fluid mechanics.
- Mar. 5, 2018
Applied math PhD student Kevin Church and MMath students Laura Chandler and Petar Simidzija won first, second, and third place (in a tie) in the 2018 Three-Minute Thesis Math Faculty Heats held on Wednesday, February 28.
- Feb. 27, 2018
by Mohammad Kohandel
- Jan. 16, 2018
Applied mathematics can be a powerful tool in helping predict the genesis and evolution of different types of cancers, a study from the University of Waterloo has found.
The study used a form of mathematical analysis called evolutionary dynamics to look at how malignant mutations evolve in both stem and non-stem cells in colorectal and intestinal cancers.
- Mar. 27, 2018
- Apr. 16, 2018
- Apr. 23, 2018