Three faculty members have been awarded the 2018 Faculty of Mathematics Golden Jubilee Research Excellence Award. Jason Bell, Luke Postle, Daniel Vogel are each awarded $2,500. This honour is conferred to early or mid-career faculty members who have made outstanding research contributions, was established in 2017 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Faculty of Mathematics.
Today over the course of two ceremonies, the Faculty of Mathematics adds 1,141 alumni for a total of 38,882 in 106 countries. We also had one University Professor named, one award for leadership, two valedictorians, three medal winners, and three honorary Doctor of Mathematics degrees.
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have developed a faster and more accurate way to take and merge photos. The result is the ability to take sections of each photo to create a single picture where all elements are in focus.
Popular methods of protecting smartphone personal identification number (PINs) may only be successful in safeguarding your personal information 20 per cent of the time, according to a new study out of the University of Waterloo.
The study found that methods such as tilting the smartphone, a widely adopted defence strategy, does not guard against people close to you such as romantic partners and co-workers who might be angling for access to your device.