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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. Nov. 17, 2017Two mathematics faculty members named Canada Research Chairs

    Jun Liu and Karen Yeats recognized for research excellence

    Faculty members Jun Liu and Karen Yeats have been named Canada Research Chairs, as part of the Government of Canada’s - Canada Research Chairs Program. Jun is chairholder for his work in Hybrid Systems and Control, and Karen is chairholder for her work in Combinatorics of Quantum Field Theory.

  2. Aug. 3, 2017IOI 2017IOI 2017 Team Canada

    Troy Vasiga and I are proud to announce the accomplishments of the four contestants representing Canada at the International Olympiad in Informatics held in Tehran, Iran from July 28, 2017 to August 4, 2017.

  3. 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.

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  1. Nov. 22, 2017Bridges Lecture: Perfumery: the art and science of smellShelves of perfume bottles

    Lucia Turin and Saskia Wilson-Brown

    What, exactly, is fragrance? How might we discuss and theorize the sense of smell? Luca Turin and Saskia Wilson-Brown confront these surprisingly thorny questions and argue that fragrance is an autonomous art which must be dealt with on its own terms, a message in a bottle. As Igor Stravinsky said of music, fragrance may be "by its very nature, essentially powerless to express anything at all".

  2. Dec. 1 to 2, 201750th anniversary - Advances in Predictive Analytics Conference

    As part of Faculty of Mathematics 50th anniversary celebration at the University of Waterloo, this conference aims to bring leading academic researchers and practitioners together to share recent advances in predictive analytics with applications in insurance and risk management, as well as experiences and best practices on a wide range of topics around this theme in the insurance industry.

  3. Dec. 8, 2017Public lecture: How Always to Win at LimboEdward B. Burger

    CMS Public Lecture by Edward B. Burger

    or "You can sum some of the series some of the time, and some of the series none of the time...but can you sum some of the series all of the time?"

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