A powerhouse of discovery and innovation

As North America's only dedicated Faculty of Math, we are nationally and internationally recognized as one of the top schools for Mathematics and Computer Science. 

With nearly $30 million in research funding (2019/20) and an alumni network of over 45,000 across more than 100 countries, our students, faculty, and graduates continue to push the boundaries of research to discover new ways to harness the power of mathematics, computer science, and statistics. 

  1. Mar. 22, 2023Waterloo Math and Computer Science rises in QS World University Rankings

    The University of Waterloo rose three spots in the rankings of the best schools for computer science to take 22nd globally.

  2. Mar. 22, 2023Computer Science PhD candidate leads construction of interactive art installation at Ontario Place

    PhD candidate Ludwig Wilhelm Wall and two recent Waterloo graduates have built an interactive installation at the intersection of art and technology called The Light Within.

  3. Mar. 17, 2023Desk chair of the future blends real and virtual worlds

    Computer science researchers at the University of Waterloo have created a smart desk chair that can intuitively respond to the user’s movements, such as projecting important information on an office wall when the user swivels away from their desk or suggesting regular breaks for mental and physical health.

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  1. Mar. 23, 2023Math Grad Class Send Off 2023
    Grad Class Send-Off 2023

    The Faculty of Mathematics invites you to join us at this celebratory event, hosted in honour of your accomplishments. Enjoy an evening of delicious food, receive a keepsake gift, make memories in our 360 photo booth, and hear inspirational speeches by the Dean of Mathematics, Mark Giesbrecht, and recent Math alumni.

    Celebrate before you graduate!

  2. Apr. 6, 2023De-Stress with the MUO: Bubble Tea and Exam Survival Kits
    De-Stress with the MUO: Bubble Tea and Exam Survival Kits

    Are you looking to de-stress before the upcoming exam season? Join the Math Undergraduate Office on Thursday, April 6th from 1:00pm-4:00pm, or until quantities last, in the DC Fishbowl for the De-Stress with the MUO: Bubble Tea and Exam Survival Kits event!

  3. Apr. 17 to 18, 2023Math and Computing Research Discovery Days
    Web banner for math and computing research discovery days

    The Math & Computing Research Discovery Days is a new multi-day showcase featuring research from the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics. The inaugural iteration of this annual event will bring together current and prospective industry partners to engage in discussion about leading research topics and the impacts this research will have. Fostering and supporting student engagement in mathematical innovation and entrepreneurship will be at the forefront of this initiative. 

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