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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.

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.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Applied mathematicians use AI to analyze tweets debating vaccination and climate change

Chris Bauch

Chris Bauch is part of a research team using artificial intelligence to analyze sentiment and interaction about contentious topics in social media.

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.

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