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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. Apr. 21, 2017Fields Thesis Competition Success

    Back row (from left to right): Erika Pederson-Lorenzen (Fields - organizer), Arvind Gupta (U of T, UBC - judge), Anup Dixit (U of T), Anton Mosunov (Waterloo), Tyrone Ghaswala (Waterloo), Thomas Bury (Waterloo), Alessandro Vignati (York), Ivan Telpukhovskiy (U of T), Helen Cheyne (York), Tom Salisbury (Fields, York - judge), Jean-Marie De Koninck (U Laval - judge).

  2. Apr. 20, 2017Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award for Brian Forrest

    The Fields Institute announced today that Professor Brian Forrest of the University of Waterloo Department of Pure Mathematics was chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award. This honour recognizes innovation and excellence in mathematics education.

  3. Apr. 13, 2017Putnam Results 2016

    The results of the 2016 Putnam Competition have arrived. 

    The University of Waterloo team did extremely well this year, finishing in 6th place out of 568 institutions. 

    The top 5 universities were as follows:

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  1. May 18, 2017UW Mathematics 50th Anniversary Receptionmaritime museum graphic

  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 26 to 27, 201750th Anniversary - Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science Conference

    Visit the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science 50th anniversary site for details.

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