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Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Applied 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.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Two professors in the Faculty of Mathematics appointed University Research Chairs

Professor Sue Ann Campbell

Congratulations to Professors Bin Ma and Sue Ann Campbell on their appointments as University Research Chairs at the University of Waterloo. Both researchers are highly distinguished and have made significant, valuable contributions in their respective fields.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Making waves

Marek Stastna

“Imagine being out on a lake on a windy day and you’re getting pushed around by waves,” says Marek Stastna, an oceanographer and professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics. “What you may not realize is that in the interior of the ocean, there are waves one hundred times that size. My passion is to create mathematical models of that type of movement.”

Monday, April 5, 2021

Applied Mathematics professor elected SIAM Fellow

Professor Kirsten Morris has been elected by the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) as one of the 2021 Class of SIAM Fellows. She was nominated in recognition of her "contributions to modeling, approximation, and control design for distributed parameter systems."

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Applied Mathematics professor awarded 2021 Krieger-Nelson Prize

Professor Anita Layton

Anita Layton (Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematical Biology and Medicine, Professor of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Pharmacy, and Biology) has been announced as the recipient of the 2021 Krieger-Nelson Prize.

Thursday, January 21, 2021

The Last Frontier of Mathematics

Siv Sivaloganathan

“Math and medicine are like the two solitudes,” reflected Professor Siv Sivaloganathan, chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics. “They represent two separate cultures and ways of thinking.” When the two combine into mathematical medicine, the results are nothing short of astonishing.

Friday, December 18, 2020

Applied Math PhD graduate awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chair

Congratulations to Wilten Nicola! Wilten, a recent PhD from Applied Math (supervised by Sue Ann Campbell) has been awarded a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, at the University of Calgary. 

Monday, December 7, 2020

Applied Math professor publishes new book

Book Cover

Professor Kirsten Morris (Applied Mathematics) has published a new book, Controller Design for Distributed Parameter Systems. This book, the second authored by Morris, covers controller and estimator design at a level accessible to non-specialists.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Crossing disciplines

Sue Ann Campbell

For most of her 26 years as a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Sue Ann Campbell has focused her research on building and analyzing mathematical models within the neural system.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

♪ “Waterloo, knowing my fate is to be with you” ♪

Nicholas Richardson in his convocation gown holding flowers

Nicholas Richardson wanted to experience the full potential of his time at university. A well-rounded student in high school, Richardson performed in musicals, played soccer, and participated on the trivia team. It was important to him to get involved and engaged in a number of activities once he started his studies at the University of Waterloo.

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