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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. July 19, 2018$3.7M in funding for AI and medical imaging project

    The University of Waterloo's Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis (KimiaLab) announced in May 2018 that its AI project for digital pathology has been awarded a grant by the Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence program (ORF-RE).

  2. July 18, 2018Liquid animations so realistic you can almost taste themProfessor Christopher Batty and his master's student Jade Marcoux-Ouellet watch a computer animation of honey coiling that he, E

    Anyone who’s poured honey onto a stack of pancakes likely has been intrigued by the golden liquid’s motion as it oozes, buckles and coils like a rope. This behaviour is caused by the high viscosity of honey, a physical property of gooey liquids that makes them resistant to deformation.

  3. July 16, 2018Nursing notes can help indicate whether ICU patients will surviveNurse writing up her notes

    Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found that sentiments in the nursing notes of health care providers are good indicators of whether intensive care unit (ICU) patients will survive. 

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