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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. Mar. 19, 2018Bumble bee tracking app places first at Software Engineering Design SymposiumDinah Shi, John Salaveria, and Luisa San Martin

    Joint effort with Friends of the Earth Canada to support the Great Canadian Bumble Bee Count

    Dinah Shi, John Salaveria and Luisa San Martin won first prize at the 2018 Software Engineering Capstone Design Symposium for their bumble bee tracking app.

  2. Mar. 5, 2018Waterloo students win $20,000 at Citadel and Citadel Securities datathonWinning students: Thomas Arab Alexander, Pranav Barot, Ryan Kinnear, Richard Wu

    A team of four Waterloo students took first prize in the first Citadel and Citadel Securities Data Open datathon competition of 2018. The event drew 80 competitors from Waterloo, University of Toronto and University of Montreal. The winning team, including the Faculty of Mathematics’ Richard Wu, will compete in the championship against approximately 20 other teams later this year.

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  3. Feb. 20, 2018Developing protocols for better Off-The-Record encryption

    Cryptography done right has become increasingly important as the impacts of poor implementations are being felt by journalists, whistleblowers and political activists around the world.

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