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enApplied Mathematics professor Sivabal Sivaloganathan elected Fellow of the Society for Mathematical Biology
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<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/dsc_4341_copy_color_website_1.jpg?itok=5CUOhs13" width="67" height="100" alt="Siv Sivaloganathan" />
<p>Wednesday, July 13, 2022</p>
<p><img alt="Siv Sivaloganathan" class="image-sidebar-220px-wide image-right" height="331" src="/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/sidebar-220px-wide/public/uploads/images/dsc_4341_copy_color_website_1.jpg?itok=FpU8p7jZ" width="220" />Applied Mathematics professor <a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sivabal-sivaloganathan">Sivabal Sivaloganathan</a> 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.</p>
<p>Wednesday, July 13, 202217602https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-sivabal-sivaloganathan-electedApplied mathematics professor Anita Layton elected Fellow of the Canadian Mathematical Society
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-anita-layton-elected-fellow
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/anita_l_4.jpg?itok=W8JYEUq3" width="71" height="100" alt="Anita Layton" />
<p>Monday, July 4, 2022</p>
<p><img alt="Anita Layton" class="image-sidebar-220px-wide image-right" height="308" src="/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/sidebar-220px-wide/public/uploads/images/anita_l_4.jpg?itok=hGisJ6JB" width="220" /><a href="/applied-mathematics/people-profiles/anita-layton-0">Anita Layton</a>, a professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, has been recognized as one of six members of the Canadian Mathematical Society <a href="https://cms.math.ca/news-item/canadian-mathematical-societys-2022-class-of-fellows-announced/">inducted into the 2022 Class of Fellows.</a> 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.Monday, July 4, 202217602https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-anita-layton-elected-fellowJun Liu awarded renewed Canada Research Chair
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/jun-liu-awarded-renewed-canada-research-chair
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<p>Friday, June 10, 2022</p>
<p><img alt="Jun Liu" class="image-center" height="500" src="/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/resize/uploads/images/dsc01887_copy-750x500-750x500.png" width="750" /></p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/people-profiles/jun-liu">Jun Liu</a>, an associate professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics, was named among this year’s Canada Research Chairs from the Government of Canada.</p>
<p>Liu’s research focuses on control and dynamical systems, with a specific interest in the control of robotics and machinery.</p>Friday, June 10, 202215803https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/jun-liu-awarded-renewed-canada-research-chairApplied mathematicians using math models to understand cancer drug
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematicians-using-math-models-understand-cancer
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<p>Monday, February 28, 2022</p>
<p><img alt="Pill bottle" class="image-body-500px-wide image-right" height="197" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/resize/styles/body-500px-wide/public/uploads/images/gettyimages-174963499-350x197.jpg?itok=LvglOpEv" width="350" /></p>
<p>Researchers in the Department of Applied Mathematics are using computer-simulated drug trials to provide clinicians with insights on a promising cancer treatment.</p>Monday, February 28, 202215803https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematicians-using-math-models-understand-cancerApplied Mathematics professor Marek Stastna appointed Associate Dean, Computing
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-marek-stastna-appointed
<p>Thursday, January 27, 2022</p>
<p><a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar/mmstastn">Professor Marek Stastna</a> of the Department of Applied Mathematics begins an appointment as the new Associate Dean, Computing at the Faculty of Mathematics in January 2022.</p>
<p>Thursday, January 27, 202211149https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-marek-stastna-appointedApplied Mathematics professor Hans De Sterck appointed Editor-in-Chief of SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-hans-sterck-appointed-editor
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/de_sterck_webpage_0.jpeg?itok=Ty12Po_g" width="67" height="100" alt="Picture of Professor Hans de Sterck" />
<p>Tuesday, January 25, 2022</p>
<p>Professor <a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/scholar/hdesterc">Hans De Sterck</a> of the Department of Applied Mathematics has been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief of the <a href="https://www.siam.org/publications/journals/siam-journal-on-scientific-computing-sisc">SIAM Journal on Scientific Computing (SISC)</a>, starting January 2022. <br /><img alt="Picture of Professor Hans De Sterck" class="image-right" height="330" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/uploads/images/de_sterck_webpage.jpeg" width="220" />Tuesday, January 25, 202211149https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-professor-hans-sterck-appointed-editorApplied mathematicians use AI to analyze tweets debating vaccination and climate change
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematicians-use-ai-analyze-tweets-debating
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/dsc_9862_copy_color_web-350x525.jpg?itok=tC4wfuSl" width="67" height="100" alt="Chris Bauch" />
<p>Monday, January 17, 2022</p>
<p><img alt="Chris Bauch" class="image-body-500px-wide image-right" height="525" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/resize/styles/body-500px-wide/public/uploads/images/dsc_9862_copy_color_web-350x525-350x525.jpg?itok=GL1MSeka" width="350" />Chris Bauch is part of a research team using artificial intelligence to analyze sentiment and interaction about contentious topics in social media.</p>Monday, January 17, 202215803https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematicians-use-ai-analyze-tweets-debatingTwo Applied Math graduate students awarded International Ontario Graduate Scholarships
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<p>Wednesday, December 22, 2021</p>
<p>Two graduate students, Rick Perche and Alexey Smirnov, at the Department of Applied Mathematics have been awarded <a href="https://uwaterloo.ca/graduate-studies-postdoctoral-affairs/current-students/external-awards/ontario-graduate-scholarship-ogs-and-queen-elizabeth-ii">Ontario Graduate Scholarships</a> (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.</p>Wednesday, December 22, 202111149https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/two-applied-math-graduate-students-awarded-internationalA holistic approach to a PhD
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/holistic-approach-phd
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/ahmed_0.jpeg?itok=Y4-B7_D1" width="75" height="100" alt="Maliha Ahmed" />
<p>Friday, November 5, 2021</p>
<p><img alt="Maliha Ahmed" class="image-right" height="467" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/resize/uploads/images/ahmed_0-350x467.jpeg" width="350" />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.</p>Friday, November 5, 202111149https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/holistic-approach-phdApplied mathematics team developing AI to predict virus mutations
https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-team-developing-ai-predict-virus
<img typeof="foaf:Image" src="https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/styles/thumbnail/public/uploads/images/importance1.png?itok=BK2dJ2OV" width="100" height="100" alt="Virus mutations in genomic strains" />
<p>Monday, October 25, 2021</p>
<p><img alt="Virus mutation in genomic sequences" class="image-body-500px-wide image-right" height="299" src="/applied-mathematics/sites/ca.applied-mathematics/files/resize/styles/body-500px-wide/public/uploads/images/importance1-300x299.png?itok=BGtpnFeg" width="300" />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.</p>Monday, October 25, 202115803https://uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/news/applied-mathematics-team-developing-ai-predict-virus