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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. June 16, 2017Spring Convocation 2017

    Congratulations to today's graduates and honorees!

    From the University of Waterloo Daily Bulletin:

    Today, graduating students in the Faculty of Mathematics will receive their degrees. Follow along with the Convocation livestream.

  2. June 6, 2017Rudi Chen wins the Jessie W. H. Zou Memorial Award

    The sixth annual Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research has been awarded to graduating student Rudi Chen.

    Rudi was nominated by Professor Peter van Beek, with whom he worked as an NSERC undergraduate research assistant. He is completing Bachelor of Computer Science degree.

  3. 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.

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  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. July 18, 2017Math/CS Alumni Networking Reception in San FranciscoSan fran bridge

    The Faculty of Mathematics is hosting a networking reception for all Math/CS alumni living in the San Francisco area in honor of the Faculty's 50th Anniversary!

    Join us and your fellow alumni on Tuesday, July 18th for drinks and appetizers at The Hidden Vine.

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