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Friday, September 11, 2020

The profound impact of a researcher

Michele Mosca, Scott Vanstone and Alfred Menezes

Remembering Scott Vanstone and tracing his connections, influence and career

In 1972, Scott Vanstone (BMath '70, MMath '71, PhD '74) walked into Ron Mullin’s (MA '60, PhD '64) office and told him he wanted to be his student. Originally, Scott started studying chemistry at the University of Waterloo, but switched to math.

Thursday, September 10, 2020

Chasing a dream

Josué Kurke

“While working as an instructional support assistant (ISA), I remember the first time a professor asked for a volunteer to teach a lecture while he was at a conference,” remembers Josué Kurke. “My hand shot up. I donned a professorial kind of jacket with the elbow patches and went all out. Over time, I’ve realized that I feel most at home in front of a classroom. I want to spend my career talking to people about math.”

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Waterloo researchers leading quest to protect against quantum attacks

binary code on a black screen

The University of Waterloo emerged as the Canadian institution with the largest involvement in the latest round of submissions selected by the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization process.

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Recent graduate student awarded first in Faculty of Mathematics Doctoral Prize competition

Tom Kelly

Recent PhD graduate Tom Kelly has been awarded first place in the Faculty of Mathematics Doctoral Prize competition.

Thursday, April 9, 2020

Congratulations to the department’s newest University Research Chair

Penny Haxell

The University has appointed Professor Penny Haxell as a University Research Chair.

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