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News archive - 2021

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.

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