Not only do Canadians nearing retirement or already retired expect to work longer, but a majority of them believe they’ll have low liquid retirement assets.
PhD candidate Saisai Zhang and professors Mary Hardy and David Saunders conducted the 2016 Ontario Retirement Survey (ORS). The report examines the retirement concerns and risk preferences of 1,000 randomly selected Ontario pre-retirees and retirees aged 50 to 80. Read the full story.
Dr. Matthias Schonlau is the 2018 winner of the NISS Distinguished Alumni Award. The National Institute of Statistical Sciences is the US-based National Institute of Statistical Sciences. His citation reads: “Honoring his distinguished career as a research statistician in both industry and academia, especially his contributions in the area of survey methodology.”
Professor Matthew Scott has been awarded the Faculty of Mathematics Award for Distinction in Teaching. This award is given annually to teachers in the Faculty of Mathematics who have consistently demonstrated outstanding pedagogical skills and a deep commitment to our students’ education. Up to two awards are given annually. Prof. Ross Willard (Pure Mathematics) also received the award this year. Congratulations!
Toronto, ON, July 30, 2018 — Neuberger Berman has announced the formation of a research partnership with the University of Waterloo to study and develop data-driven techniques for investment management.
OTTAWA — The Canadian Mathematical Society, (CMS) is pleased to announce that the Centre for Education in Mathematics and Computing (CEMC), is the recipient of the 2018 Adrien Pouliot Award. Professor Ian VanderBurgh will accept the award on behalf of the CEMC at the CMS Winter Meeting in Vancouver, BC, December 7-10, 2018 .
The Faculty of Mathematics is pleased to announce that PRMIA has just granted the University of Waterloo’s Financial Analysis and Risk Management (FARM) Program (Risk Management Specialization) University Risk Accreditation Program status.
The University of Waterloo's Laboratory for Knowledge Inference in Medical Image Analysis (KimiaLab) announced in May 2018 that its AI project for digital pathology has been awarded a grant by the Ontario Research Fund – Research Excellence program (ORF-RE).