News archive - 2022

Wednesday, July 13, 2022

Applied Mathematics professor Sivabal Sivaloganathan elected Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology

Siv Sivaloganathan

Applied Mathematics professor Sivabal Sivaloganathan has been elected Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology (SMB) and will be honoured in the 2023 Annual Meeting. The Society’s Fellows Program was launched in 2017 and aims to name up to two fellows every two years in recognition of their contributions to mathematical biology.

Monday, July 4, 2022

Applied mathematics professor Anita Layton elected Fellow of the Canadian Mathematical Society

Anita Layton

Anita Layton, a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, has been recognized as one of six members of the Canadian Mathematical Society inducted into the 2022 Class of Fellows. The Fellowship honours mathematicians who have made outstanding contributions to the profession through research or teaching as well as service to Canada’s mathematical community.

Friday, June 10, 2022

Jun Liu awarded renewed Canada Research Chair

Jun Liu

Jun Liu, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, was named among this year’s Canada Research Chairs from the Government of Canada.

Liu’s research focuses on control and dynamical systems, with a specific interest in the control of robotics and machinery.

Monday, February 28, 2022

Applied mathematicians using math models to understand cancer drug

Pill bottle

Researchers in the Department of Applied Mathematics are using computer-simulated drug trials to provide clinicians with insights on a promising cancer treatment.

The drug, called metformin, has traditionally been prescribed for diabetes but has been used in clinical settings as a cancer treatment in recent years.

Thursday, January 27, 2022

Applied Mathematics professor Marek Stastna appointed Associate Dean, Computing

Professor Marek Stastna of the Department of Applied Mathematics begins an appointment as the new Associate Dean, Computing at the Faculty of Mathematics in January 2022.

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