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Friday, May 21, 2021

Stephen Melczer's book on Analytic Combinatorics has been published

Melczer book

"An Invitation to Analytic Combinatorics: From One to Several Variables", written by C&O professor Stephen Melczer, has been published by Springer.

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Spring 2021 convocation

Convocation Spring 2021

Three Ph.D. and seven M.Math. C&O students will receive their degrees at the Spring 2021 convocation on June 18.

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

C&O welcomes its two newest faculty members

Tutte square

Olya Mandelshtam and Kanstantsin Pashkovich are the newest faculty members in the C&O department.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Fields Institute workshops organized by Henry Wolkowicz

Field Institute

Professor Henry Wolkowicz is a co-organizer of an upcoming Workshop on Discrete Geometry, Semidefinite Programming and Applications (May 10-14) and a Mini-Symposium on Sensor Network Localization and Dynamical Distance Geometry (May 18-27).

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Sophie Spirkl's work featured in Quantamagazine

Edros-Hajnal

In her paper, the 1989 Erdos-Hajnal conjecture is resolved for cycles of length 5.

Friday, April 23, 2021

Tom Coleman (1950-2021)

Tom Coleman

Professor Tom Coleman (/combinatorics-and-optimization/professor-tom-coleman)We are saddened to announce that our colleague and friend Tom Coleman, Professor of Combinatorics and Optimization at University of Waterloo, passed away on April 20 after a battle with cancer.

Thursday, April 22, 2021

Justin Toth received the 2021 Certificate in University Teaching Award

Justin Toth

The Certificate in University Teaching (CUT) Award is given annually to a graduate student who shows a strong commitment to their development as a university teacher and demonstrates the highest achievement on completion of the CUT program.

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Luke Postle receives the Coxeter-James Prize

Luke Postle

The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) has named Luke Postle as the recipient of the 2021 Coxeter-James Prize for his work in graph theory.

Thursday, January 28, 2021

The optimal career path

Jodie Wallis

Jodie Wallis (BMath ’93) was a natural fit for Operations Research at the Faculty of Mathematics. “I liked how Operations Research brought together different disciplines and applied directly to business problems,” she affirmed. “That process of taking a problem, considering multiple layers of solutions, and ending up with something that’s elegant and workable in the real world was appealing to me.”

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

David Gosset's paper published in Nature Physics

Nature Physics

C&O professor David Gosset has published a paper "Classical algorithms for quantum mean values" in Nature Physics.

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