News archive - 2021

Wednesday, December 22, 2021

Two Applied Math graduate students awarded International Ontario Graduate Scholarships

Two graduate students, Rick Perche and Alexey Smirnov, at the Department of Applied Mathematics have been awarded Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS) in the 2022-2023 international competition for the scholarship. This is an exceptional achievement as the University of Waterloo had a quota of only five such awards across all faculties.

Friday, November 5, 2021

A holistic approach to a PhD

Maliha Ahmed

Being a PhD student means spending a lot of time focusing on a single research project. A PhD student learns everything they can about a topic, sets out to add something new to the field, and becomes an expert in one specialized area.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Applied mathematics team developing AI to predict virus mutations

Virus mutations in genomic strains

A team of applied mathematicians at the University of Waterloo have developed a new method that uses artificial intelligence to foresee the most likely mutations of pathogens like SARS-COV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

Applied mathematics researchers working on targeted vaccination innovation for COVID alert app

Mark Penney

Researchers in applied mathematics are developing a program that could be added to the COVID alert app used on smartphones to better target vaccination campaigns. Instead of targeting specific geographies or demographic groups, the researchers propose a strategy based on individual contacts.

Friday, September 24, 2021

Applied mathematics professor Chris Bauch releases new paper on AI and tipping points

Chris Bauch

Chris Bauch, an applied mathematics professor and University Research Chair, recently published a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) on new research related to a deep learning algorithm capable of detecting and predicting tipping points.

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