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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. 26, 2017J. G. Kalbfleisch 1940-2017Jim Kalbfleisch

    Jim Kalbfleisch passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017 at his home in Waterloo. Jim served as Chair of the Department of Statistics (now Statistics and Actuarial Science) from 1975-79. He was Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics from 1986 - 1989, leaving that position to serve as Associate Provost, Academic Affairs from 1990-1993 and then Vice-President Academic and Provost from 1993 – 2000.

  2. 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).

  3. 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.

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  1. May 12, 201750th Anniversary - William Tutte Way Naming Celebration

    You are invited to join Stephen M. Watt (Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics), Professor Dan Younger (Tutte Historian), and the 50th Anniversary Committee for the William Tutte Way Naming Celebration on May 12, 2017.

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

  3. 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

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