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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

David Gosset is a recipient of the TQC 2019 Outstanding Paper Prize

C&O professor David Gosset and John Smolin (IBM T.J. Watson Research Center) will receive the Outstanding Paper Prize at TQC 2019, the 14th Conference on the Theory of Quantum Computation, Communication and Cryptography.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mathematicians help build better surgical plans

Professors Ricardo Fukasawa's and Jochen Koenemann's work on optimizing craniosynostosis operations with surgeons at SickKids Hospital in Toronto was featured in the University of Waterloo's Global Impact site.

Monday, April 1, 2019

Stefan Sremac wins the 2019 Huawei Prize for Best Research Paper

Combinatorics and Optimization Mathematics PhD student Stefan Sremac was one of six students who won the 2019 Huawei Prize for Best Research Paper by a Mathematics Graduate Student. This award recognizes the impact of his paper, Maximum determinant positive definite Toeplitz completions, with a prize of $4,000.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Caelan Wang is a recipient of an Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student

PhD student Caelan Wang, is a recipient of an Amit and Meena Chakma Award for Exceptional Teaching by a Student for 2019. Four awards are given annually in recognition of excellence in teaching of all kinds by registered students (e.g., teaching assistant, laboratory demonstrator, sessional lecturer).

Monday, March 18, 2019

Andrew Conn (1946-2019)

Professor Andrew (Andy) Conn passed away in his sleep on March 14, 2019.

Friday, March 1, 2019

2019 William Tutte Centenary Undergraduate Scholarship

2019 William Tutte Centenary Undergraduate Scholarship

Farbod Yadegarian is the first recipient of the William Tutte Centenary Undergraduate Scholarship.

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Sparse structures in graphs and matroids

Professors Peter Nelson (PI) and Luke Postle (co-PI) have been awarded an International Research Partnership Grant (IPRG) for their project Sparse structures in graphs and matroids.

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Ronald C. Read (1924-2019)

Former C&O faculty member Ronald (Ron) Read died on January 7, 2019 at the age of 94.

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Jane Gao joins the C&O department

The C&O department is pleased to welcome our newest faculty member, Jane (Pu) Gao.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Ahmad Abdi: University Finalist for the Alumni Gold Medal

Ahmad Abdi was a University Finalist for the Alumni Gold Medal awarded to a Ph.D. student at the Fall 2018 convocation ceremonies.

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