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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. June 22, 2020Congratulations to Outstanding Performance Award recipients
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    Congratulations to the researchers in the Department of Applied Mathematics who have been awarded a 2019 Outstanding Performance Award announced by Vice-President, Academic and Provost Jim Rush.

  2. June 19, 2020Spring Convocation: 19 June 2020

    12 graduate degrees in Applied Mathematics were awarded at the Spring 2020 convocation, which was held virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  3. June 3, 2020Professor is New Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society President
    Marek Statsna

    University of Waterloo’s Department of Applied Mathematics professor Marek Stastna will serve as President of the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (CMOS).

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