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The University of Waterloo's Faculty of Mathematics has the largest concentration of mathematical and computer science talent in the world. Perhaps the best testimony to Waterloo's standing and exceptional reputation is the quality and many achievements of the Faculty's teachers, researchers, alumni and students. With more than 8,000 graduate and undergraduate students, 240 full-time professors, and 300 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.

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  1. Feb. 8, 2018Canadian Mathematical Society Celebrates a First for Canada

    From the Canadian Math Society

    OTTAWA, ON   - The Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) is pleased to announce the members of Canada’s first-ever team to compete in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad (EGMO) in Florence, Italy, April 9-15, 2018. EGMO Math Team Canada is:

  2. Jan. 29, 2018RBC to open a cybersecurity lab and fund new research at the University of WaterlooCybersecurity icon

    The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is opening a cyber security lab and investing $1.78 million into research at the University of Waterloo to develop advanced cybersecurity and privacy tools.

  3. Jan. 22, 2018Tools for commercializationToolbox on a table beside a lecturn

    Sherry Shannon-Vanstone opened her toolbox at the CryptoWorks21 Distinguished Lecture

    “To the man that has only a hammer, everything he encounters begins to look like a nail.”
    Abraham Maslow

    Your toolbox needs more than just a hammer. Why? That’s exactly it – Why?

    Sherry Shannon-Vanstone told a crowd of academics, business professionals and entrepreneurs that people don’t buy what you do, but why you do it. To explain what she meant, Shannon-Vanstone opened her toolbox and shared her tools to commercialize information technology.

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  1. Feb. 22, 2018Joint Seminar presented by WatRISQ, University of Waterloo and IEOR, Columbia University: New Ideas for Credit Portfolio Management

    New Ideas for Credit Portfolio Management by Dr. David Li, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance and Columbia University


  2. Feb. 25, 2018Math Alumni, Family & Friends Day at the Ontario Science CentreOntario Science Centre

    Stephen M. Watt, Dean, Faculty of Mathematics invites you to join him at the Ontario Science Centre for a Math Alumni, Family & Friends Day. Special discounted prices apply for admissions.

  3. Feb. 28, 2018Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Math Faculty Heat 20171 slide. 3 Minutes. Outstanding ideas. Three Minute Thesis Competition

    Join us for the Faculty of Mathematics heat of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

    The winner of the heat will go on to compete in the University of Waterloo 3MT final competition. Come out and support our graduate students as they take on this presentation challenge.

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