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Mike Stonebraker
MIT and Turing Award Winner

Monday, September 14
Humanities Theatre
2:00 p.m.


This Turing Award talk intermixes a bicycle ride across America during the summer of 1988 with the design, construction and commercialization of Postgres during the late 80’s and early ‘90’s.  Striking parallels are observed, leading to a discussion of what it takes to build a new DBMS.  Also, indicated are the roles that perseverance and serendipity played in both endeavours.


Platonic solids
The Bridges lecture series are public lectures connecting Arts, Science and Mathematics.

The Platonic solids as Tiffany lamps, art objects and stepping-stones to higher dimensions.

With Hans Schepker and Carlo Sequin 

Wednesday, July 11, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Beyond Entrepreneurship

Waterloo empowers entrepreneurs to go beyond.

Entrepreneurs are natural problem solvers. Beyond creating companies that bring innovative and world-changing ideas to the global market place, entrepreneurs are increasingly acting as community builders, industry change agents, and global disruptors. Find out why.

Friday, September 28, 2018 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute Launch

Join us

On Friday, September 28 we will launch the new Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute.

The Institute brings together under one umbrella Waterloo’s 40 security researchers from across the University. These renowned experts are collaborating to uncover new approaches to security and privacy while also partnering with corporations and government to advance the application and implementation of cybersecurity and privacy technologies.

Friday, January 25, 2019 8:00 am - 6:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Barn raising of the omnitruncated dodecaplex

Pop by the Mathematics 3 (M3) Atrium any time throughout the day and watch as the omnitruncated dodecaplex comes together. Piece-by-piece the 3D polytope model will be put together by Professor Benoit Charbonneau and student, staff, and faculty volunteers. At the end of the day it will rise up and be a permanent art installation in M3.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 2:00 pm - 2:00 pm EST (GMT -05:00)

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Math Faculty Heat

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Imagine having only 1 static slide and 3 minutes to explain the breadth and significance of your research to a non-specialist audience. The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition asks research-based master's and doctoral students to do just that.