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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.

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

  1. Oct. 25, 2017Fall Convocation: October 20, 2017Graduate Matthew Ambacher (centre), along with Michael Waite (left) and Francs Poulin (right)

    Graduate Matthew Ambacher (centre), along with Michael Waite (left) and Francs Poulin (right)

    Eight graduate degrees in applied mathematics were awarded at the Fall 2017 convocation.

  2. Sep. 25, 20172017 Applied Mathematics Doctoral Award

    The 2017 Applied Mathematics Doctoral Award has been given to Ali Mahdipour Shirayeh.  The award, which is valued at $200 CAD, is given annually to a departmental nominee for the Alumni Gold Medal and the Governor General’s Gold Medal. Dr. Mahdipour Shirayeh defended his PhD, entitled “Evolutionary Dynamics of Cancer: Spatial and Heterogeneous Effects”, in January 2017, and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at Princess Margaret Cancer Center, University Health Network in Toronto.

  3. June 27, 2017Applied Math Professor Receives Best Paper Prize

    Applied Math Professor Jun Liu received the Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems Paper Prize, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of hybrid systems documented in a paper published in the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Journal Nonlinear Analysis: Hybrid Systems. At each IFAC World Congress the prize is awarded to the authors of two selected papers published in the journal in the three years preceding the IFAC World Congress. 

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