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Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program (URA)Applications for the Spring 2018 program are now closed.

Tutte's 100th Distinguished Lecture Series 

University of Waterloo, May 5 - August 18, '17      

*Recordings of occurred talks are all available on C&O's YouTube Channel   

Grad Studies: Fall 2018 applications now open

 New Deadline: February 9, '18

  1. Aug. 1, 2018David Gosset joins the C&O department

    On August 1, David Gosset joined the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization as an Associate Professor.

  2. July 12, 2018Operations Research Challenge (TORCH)

    On March 17, 2018,  over 40 high school students from the Waterloo Region tested their math skills and learned more about the field of operations research at the The Operations Research Challenge (TORCH). 

  3. July 7, 2018C&O faculty member honoured with Italian KnighthoodMichele Mosca with Giuseppe Pastorelli

    On June 28, 2018, the Government of Italy announced the appointment of Michele Mosca as a Knight of the Order of Merit for his significant contributions in quantum computing and cybersecurity, including research, training, outreach and commercialization efforts.

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  1. Aug. 16, 2018Algebraic Combinatorics Seminar

    Title: Counting Partitions Inside a Rectangle

    Speaker: Steve Melczer
    Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
    Room: MC 6486


    The study of integer partitions is a classic subject with applications ranging from number theory to representation theory and combinatorics.

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