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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Optimization: Theory, Algorithms, Applications Lecture Series (The Fields Institute)

A new virtual lecture series from the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization and The Fields Institute, featuing one hour lectures on research in theory and applications of optimization with an emphasis on continuous optimization.

Monday, July 5, 2021

Congratulations to Outstanding Performance Award recipients

Congratulations to the researchers in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization who have been awarded a 2020 Oustanding Performance Award announced by Vice-President, Academic and Provost James Rush.

  • Peter Nelson
  • Karen Yeats
Friday, June 11, 2021

2021 Governor General’s Academic Silver Medal awarded to Robert Cummings

Photo of Robert Cummings

Robert Cummings is the recipient of the 2021 Governor General’s Academic Silver Medal for the Faculty of Mathematics. Cummings, an Honours Computer Science and Combinatorics and Optimization student, will graduate this June with a BMath.  

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.”

Friday, November 13, 2020

Collaborating to advance quantum technologies in Canada and the UK

A quantum key distribution setup

Earlier this year, Canada and the United Kingdom (UK) joined together to put a call out for proposals of collaborations between leading-edge scientists and potential innovative users from industry and government sectors to accelerate the development of quantum technologies.

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