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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 23, 2021Waterloo hosts Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society conference
    CAIMS 2021 conference Waterloo

    The Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematics Society (CAIMS) hosts its annual meeting and conference this week, June 21-24, at the University of Waterloo. Faculty members from the Department of Applied Mathematics organized the virtual conference.

  2. June 17, 2021Graduate students receive departmental awards

    The Department of Applied Mathematics was pleased to present the Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Best Research Paper Awards, and Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards on Thursday, 17th June 2021.

  3. May 19, 2021Applied Mathematics professor appointed University Research Chair
    Professor Sue Ann Campbell

    Professor Sue Ann Campbell of the Applied Mathematics department has been appointed a University Research Chair (URC) in recognition of her active role and accomplishments as a researcher, educator, and contributor in the fields of mathematical biology and neuroscience.

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