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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. 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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  2. 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:

  3. 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.

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  1. Mar. 21, 2018Recursion: the loops that make the world go roundGraphcial representation of recursion

    J. Andrew Deman, Josh Neufeld, and Naomi Nishimura

    What are we? By what processes and patterns did we originate and how do these patterns compare to the processes of the world around us, digital and biological, societal and fictional?

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