Monday, October 7, 2019

Fall 2019 convocation

Convocation

9 M.Math. and 6 Ph.D. C&O students will be awarded their degrees at the Fall 2019 convocation ceremonies.

Monday, September 30, 2019

C&O alumnus’ Biotech company wins at Velocity pitch competition

Isaac Ellmen

Isaac Ellmen (BMath ’19) and his co-founder Danielle Rose (BSc ‘19, University of Guelph) were one of the recipients of the grand prize of direct equity investments worth $50,000 in the Velocity Fund Competition in Toronto on September 19, 2019. SquidBio was started in November of 2018 and later joined Velocity Science.

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Three C&O professors are awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplements

NSERC

Professors David Gosset, Luke Postle and Laura Sanita will receive $120,000 supplements to their NSERC Discovery Grants.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Carsten Thomassen: Dean's Distinguished Visiting Professor

Carsten Thomassen

Professor Carsten Thomassen, one of the foremost graph theorists in the world, will hold the Faculty of Mathematics Dean's Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Fall 2019.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Crypto 2019 Best Young Researcher Award

IACR logo

C&O graduate students Samuel Jaques and John Schanck have won the Best Young Researcher Paper Award at Crypto 2019, the 39th Annual International Cryptology Symposium. Their paper, Quantum cryptanalysis in the RAM model: Claw-finding attacks on SIKE, will be presented on August 20 in Santa Barbara.

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Chaitanya Swamy appointed Acting Chair of C&O

Chaitanya Swamy

Professor Chaitanya Swamy has been appointed to a ten-month term as acting chair of the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization. His term begins on September 1, 2019.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

David Gosset appointed CIFAR Fellow

David Gosset

C&O Professor David Gosset has been appointed a Fellow of the CIFAR program in Quantum Information Science. The fellowship is for a five-year term, beginning on July 1, 2019.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

SAC 2019 (August 12-16, 2019)

SAC 2019

The Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC) conference will be held at the University of Waterloo from August 14-16, 2019. The conference co-chairs are Kenneth Paterson (University of London/ETH Zurich) and C&O professor Douglas Stebila

Friday, June 14, 2019

Samuel Jaques awarded the Governor General’s Gold Medal

Samuel Jaques

Samuel Jaques will be awarded the Governor General's Gold Medal (Master) at the June 14th convocation ceremony for his outstanding academic performance.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hanmeng Zhan wins the inaugural Mathematics Doctoral Prize competition

Harmony Zhan

This new prize will be awarded annually to recognize the achievement of graduating doctoral students in the Faculty of Mathematics.

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