Applied Mathematics
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enMemorial tree unveiled for Professor Josef Paldus
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/memorial-tree-unveiled-professor-josef-paldus
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/img_461533.jpg?itok=t2K1dstw" width="100" height="67" alt="Josef Paldus's family and Applied math Staff and faculty with memorial bench " />
<p>Thursday, November 30, 2023</p>
<p>On November 23, the family of the late Applied Mathematics Distinguished Professor Emeritus Josef Paldus unveiled a memorial tree and bench outside the Mathematics 3 building to commemorate the life and contributions of Professor Paldus, who passed away on January 15, 2023. Professor Paldus joined the then-new Department of Applied Mathematics in 1968, became a full professor in both the Applied Mathematics and Chemistry departments in 1975, and retired in 2001 but remained active as a distinguished professor emeritus until his death.</p>Thursday, November 30, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/memorial-tree-unveiled-professor-josef-paldusApplied Math professor Anita Layton honoured by the Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-anita-layton-honoured-federation
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/april-2015-ethics.0001_0.jpg?itok=JtsEYwXK" width="100" height="67" alt="Anita Layton " />
<p>Tuesday, November 28, 2023</p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar/a2layton/home">Anita Layton</a>, a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Canada 150 Research Chair of Mathematical Biology and Medicine, has received the 2023 Federation of Chinese Canadian Professionals (Ontario) Education Foundation Award of Merit.</p>Tuesday, November 28, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-anita-layton-honoured-federationApplied Math professor Graeme Smith elected Fellow of the American Physical Society
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-graeme-smith-elected-fellow-american
<p>Friday, October 27, 2023</p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/people-profiles/graeme-smith">Graeme Smith</a>, a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), has been named as one of the Fellows of the American Physical Society for 2023 in recognition of his “fundamental contributions on quantum channel capacities including proving continuity, elucidating the phenomenon of superactivation, and for providing a classification of all the additive entropic formulas.”</p>Friday, October 27, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-graeme-smith-elected-fellow-americanFall Convocation: 20 October 2023
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/fall-convocation-20-october-2023
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/1239_convocation_0.jpg?itok=NPxej31K" width="100" height="75" alt="graduate students holding diplomas at convocation" />
<p>Wednesday, October 25, 2023</p>
<h2>Ten graduate degrees in Applied Mathematics were awarded at the 2023 Fall Convocation. Congratulations to the graduates!</h2>
<p><img alt="graduate students holding diplomas at convocation" height="958" src="/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/uploads/images/1239_convocation_0.jpg" width="1276" /></p>
<p class="caption">(Left to right): Kaiwen Jiang, Akihiro Takigawa, Hans De Sterck, Cameron Meaney, Sue Ann Campbell, Shervin Hakimi.</p>
<h2>Wednesday, October 25, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/fall-convocation-20-october-2023Applied Math professors host Math + X Inter-Faculty Research Workshop
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professors-host-math-x-inter-faculty-research
<p>Wednesday, September 27, 2023</p>
<p>On September 20, Applied Math professors Hans De Sterck and Anita Layton hosted the first <a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/math/events/mathx-interfaculty-research-workshop">Math + X Inter-Faculty Research Workshop</a>.</p>Wednesday, September 27, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professors-host-math-x-inter-faculty-researchApplied Math professor Anita Layton receives John L. Synge Award
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-anita-layton-receives-john-synge
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/anita_l_5.jpg?itok=_qzrR8gq" width="71" height="100" alt="Anita Layton " />
<p>Wednesday, September 27, 2023</p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar/a2layton/home">Anita Layton</a>, a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics and Canada 150 Research Chair of Mathematical Biology and Medicine, has been selected as the recipient of the John L. Synge Award for 2023. The award, which will be presented by the Royal Society of Canada in November, was named after one of the first mathematicians working in Canada to obtain international recognition through research in mathematics. It recognizes outstanding research in any of the branches of the mathematical sciences.</p>Wednesday, September 27, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-anita-layton-receives-john-syngeApplied Math PhD student named runner-up for student prize
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-phd-student-named-runner-student-prize
<p>Friday, September 1, 2023</p>
<p>Avneet Kaur was selected as 2<sup>nd</sup> place for the best student paper in a contributed session at the Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science <a href="http://ammcs.wlu.ca/2023/">(AMMCS) 2023 conference</a> at Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo. The title of the presentation was “Comparison of extended Kalman filter and recurrent neural networks for state estimation.”</p>
<p>Congratulations, Avneet!</p>
Friday, September 1, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-phd-student-named-runner-student-prizeRecent Applied Math PhD graduate wins student prize
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/recent-applied-math-phd-graduate-wins-student-prize
<p>Friday, September 1, 2023</p>
<p>Andrew Grace, who was a PhD student at the Department of Applied Mathematics and defended his PhD thesis in July 2022, was awarded the Tertia M. Hughes Memorial Graduate Student Prize of the <a href="https://www.cmos.ca/index.html">Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society</a> for his thesis. The award, which recognizes contributions of special merit in meteorology or oceanography, was presented in absentia at the 2023 annual meeting of the Society in St. John’s.</p>Friday, September 1, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/recent-applied-math-phd-graduate-wins-student-prizeApplied Math professor Sue Ann Campbell elected president of CAIMS
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-sue-ann-campbell-elected-president
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<p>Friday, July 21, 2023</p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/people-profiles/sue-ann-campbell">Professor Sue Ann Campbell</a> began her term as president of the Canadian Applied and Industrial Mathematical Society/ Société Canadienne de Mathématiques Appliquée et Industrielle (<a href="https://caims.ca/">CAIMS/SCMAI</a>) in June 2023.</p>Friday, July 21, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-math-professor-sue-ann-campbell-elected-presidentGraduate students receive 2023 departmental awards
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/graduate-students-receive-2023-departmental-awards
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/am_recipient_group_photo.jpg?itok=97GJ-PZu" width="100" height="45" alt="Am TA recipient photo " />
<p>Friday, July 7, 2023</p>
<p><img alt="Am TA recipient photo " height="1351" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/uploads/images/am_recipient_group_photo.jpg" width="3000" /></p>
<p class="caption">(Left to right) Marina Chugunova, Kevin Lamb, Brittany Howell, Nat Kendal-Freedman, Alexandra Kirillova, Ruikun Zhou</p>
<p>The Department of Applied Mathematics recognized excellence in graduate students with eight Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards and a Doctoral Award, which will be presented on 14 July 2023.</p>
<p>Friday, July 7, 202318870https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/graduate-students-receive-2023-departmental-awards