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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 500 courses in mathematics, statistics and computer science, the Faculty is a powerhouse of discovery and innovation.

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  1. May 19, 2017Researchers recieve Early Researcher Awards

    Eighteen University of Waterloo researchers have received Early Researcher Awards worth $2.5 million. The announcement is part of larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge. Two of those researchers are members of the Faculty of Mathematics.

    Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University.

  2. May 17, 2017Undergraduate scholarship honouring Professor William Tutte announcedProfessor William Tutte

    Join us in celebrating the life of professor William Tutte by creating an undergraduate scholarship in his honour. The scholarship will be awarded annually to the top student in combinatorics.  

  3. Apr. 26, 2017J. G. Kalbfleisch 1940-2017Jim Kalbfleisch

    Jim Kalbfleisch passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at his home in Waterloo. Jim served as Chair of the Department of Statistics (now Statistics and Actuarial Science) from 1975-79. He was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics from 1986 - 1989, leaving that position to serve as Associate Provost, Academic Affairs from 1990-1993 and then Vice-President Academic and Provost from 1993 – 2000.

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  1. June 15, 2017Recognizing Excellence Seriesbanner

    The Faculty of Mathematics is exceptionally proud of our alumni for their outstanding accomplishments, innovation, and achievements within their research, communities, and professions.

  2. June 26 to 28, 201750th Anniversary - IPCO Conference hosted by the Department of Combinatorics & Optimization

    Visit the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization site for information on IPCO 2017

  3. July 4, 20171B Math Co-op Information Session

    This information session will be of interest to 1B Math students who are interested in applying to the co-op program.

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