Ilham Akhundov is an internationally published researcher focusing on asymptomatic methods in probability theory and mathematical statistics, with applications in extreme value theory and queueing theory. He is currently working on a project about the regressional characterizations of distributions, associated with order statistics and records.
Prior to becoming the director of the Mathematics Business and Accounting Program he was the deputy director of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) campus working diligently building an admirable profile for the University of Waterloo.
Peter has been director for the Math/Chartered Professional Accountancy program since 2006. Prior to his appointment as faculty lecturer in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science at the University of Waterloo in 2003, Peter was a faculty member at the University of Alberta and at the College of the Rockies. Peter has a BSc and MSc of Biostatistics from the University of Guelph.
Surya Banerjee studies statistics, game theory, development economics and economic theory with a specific interest in network formation. For real-life impact, his research gives clear insight into anything from the most effective way to plan airline hubs, to tracking gossip.
For more information on Surya, please see his interview.
Peter Blake has a Bachelor of Mathematics degree (Chartered Accountancy - Co-op) from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Keith Freeland obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Actuarial Science from the University of Calgary and his PhD in Business Administration from the University of British Columbia. In 1991, he received his American Statistical Association (ASA) designation from the Society of Actuaries.
Michael Liu has a BSc in Computer Science and a diploma in International Trade from Zhejiang University, a MSc in Computer Science from the University of Windsor, and a PhD in Computer Science from Queen's University. Michael is currently the director of the Information Technology Management and Math/Business Administration Programs.
Brent Matheson began his career in biology and holds a Bachelor of Science and a Masters of Science in microbiology. As his interests shifted towards the business world he went back to university to complete a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and subsequently a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter.
Martin Wonta is the administrative manager for Math Business and Accounting and an advisor for the Mathematics/Financial Analysis and Risk Management, Mathematics/Business Administration, Mathematical Economics, and Information Technology Management programs.