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. 23, 2023David McKinnon wins Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision

    David McKinnon, chair of the Department of Pure Mathematics, is one of three recipients of the Award of Excellence in Graduate Supervision, an annual distinction bestowed by Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs in collaboration with the Graduate Student

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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  1. 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!

  2. Apr. 12, 2023From AlphaGO to ChatGPT Public Talk
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    Sponsored by the Faculty of Math Data Science Graduate Programs, please join University of Waterloo expert in artificial intelligence, Professor Pascal Poupart, for a public talk in which he will describe the key technological advances in recent years which were behind, and ultimately facilitated, these breakthroughs.

    Coffee and tea will be provided.

    Registration is short, sweet and not mandatory. However, it is strongly encouraged and appreciated so we can anticipate the number of participants and provide you with any updates and information closer to the date - thank you! 

  3. Apr. 17 to 18, 2023Math and Computing Research Discovery Days
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    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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