The Math Behind the Rubik’s Cube

Monday, May 31, 2021 2:11 pm - 2:11 pm EDT

Rubik's cube

Rubik’s Cube: The math behind the best-selling puzzle toy of all time!

Join us at 9 AM (ET) on Saturday, June 5, for a special family-fun event that will put a Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics’ twist on the world’s best-selling puzzle toy!

Learn about the mathematics behind the Rubik’s Cube with alumnus Erik Demaine (MMath '96, PhD '02). Improve your cubing skills with top Canadian cubers Kevin Matthews (BMath '16) and Bill Wang (BMath '21). Find out about the history of the University of Waterloo Rubik’s Club and how you can become a member.

Join one of our breakout rooms:

BREAKOUT ROOM 1 - Introduction to Cubing for Beginners
BREAKOUT ROOM 2 - Step up your Game – Tips and Tricks for Intermediate Speedcubers
BREAKOUT ROOM 3 - You’ve Got Game – Secrets to Advanced Speedcubing

View the Alumni Weekend Mathematics event itinerary

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