Justin Toth, a PhD student in the C&O department, is the recipient of the 2021 Certificate in University Teaching Award.
Justin's research is in combinatorial optimization and game theory. He been a high-rated teaching assistant for numerous departmental courses in optimization, and taught CO 327 (Deterministic Operations Research Models) in Spring 2019 and Spring 2020.
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. Jointly administered by the Centre for Teaching Excellence (CTE) and the Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs (GSPA), this award serves to acknowledge the importance of teaching development efforts by Waterloo’s graduate students.