Welcome to Mathematics
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.
- Apr. 19, 2018Researchers have developed a new way to improve our knowledge of the Big Bang by measuring radiation from its afterglow, called the cosmic microwave background radiation. The new results predict the maximum bandwidth of the universe, which is the maximum speed at which any change can occur in the universe.The cosmic microwave background (CMB) is a reverberation or afterglow left from when the universe was about 300,000 years old. It was first discovered in 1964 as a ubiquitous faint noise in radio antennas.
- Apr. 18, 2018
The Faculty Association of the University of Waterloo’s Equity Committee has awarded a 2018 Equity and Inclusivity Award to Women in Computer Science — a group of dedicated undergrad students, graduate students and faculty members that promotes women who are interested in studying computer science and who are pursuing careers in computing.
- Apr. 16, 2018
At 14, Mubina Chunari hadn’t chosen her dream job, but she knew she loved math. At the time, she couldn’t figure out how to make a living by loving math and it was holding her back. The only adults she’d met with careers in math were either university professors or her own teachers. Although teaching interested her, she wanted a career outside of academics that would fit more into her personal growth goals.
- Apr. 26, 2018
Join President and vice-chancellor Feridun Hamdullahpur and fellow alumni in Mississauga for a thought provoking alumni event - Where UWaterloo meets AI - Ethics. This event features a panel of expert speakers sharing their knowledge and understanding in the field of ethics in artificial intelligence, followed by a Q&A discussion with the audience.
Speakers confirmed to date:
- May 26, 2018
Students who have received an Offer of Admission to Waterloo, and their family, are invited to join us on this special visit day to meet with current students, speak with professors, and tour the residences.