Welcome to Computational Mathematics

Computational Mathematics at the University of Waterloo is an interdisciplinary research and education centre that combines our globally recognized expertise in Mathematics, Statistics, Optimization and Computer Science and applies it to challenging computational problems in the real world. The centre oversees undergraduate and Master's degrees in Computational Mathematics and is a hub for research and industrial collaboration. About 80 Faculty Affiliates from all five academic units of Waterloo's Faculty of Mathematics participate in the centre.

In a time of big data and ever-increasing computer power, Computational Mathematics methods are key drivers of progress and innovation in many areas that include:

  • Finance, Banking and Insurance
  • Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Biology and Medicine
  • Weather and Climate
  • Fundamental and Applied Research
  • and numerous other areas of Science, Engineering, Industry and Government

Our co-op students and graduates hold among the most interesting and rewarding high-end technology jobs.

    Please explore our world-class educational programs and our broad areas of research and expertise.

    1. Aug. 13, 2021Spring 2021 Graduate Research Paper Presentations

      A few CM research students presented their Computational Mathematics research papers to their peers and supervisors on August 13, 2021.

    2. June 1, 2021Winter 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Recipient

      The Computational Mathematics program and the Faculty of Mathematics value the hard work graduate students put in during their TA assignments. The Computational Mathematics Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award is given, upon nomination by course instructors, to a TA who has done outstanding work in carrying out his or her TA duties.

      The recipient of the Winter 2021 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award is Nick Dal Farra.

      Congratulations, Nick!

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    The era of Computational Mathematics

    In a time of big data and ever-increasing computer power, Computational Mathematics methods are key drivers of progress and innovation in many areas of application that include:

    • Banking, Finance and Insurance
    • Data Science and Machine Learning
    • Biology and Medicine
    • Weather and Climate
    • and numerous other areas of Science, Engineering, Industry and Government