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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

J. G. Kalbfleisch 1940-2017

Jim 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.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Fields 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).

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Margaret 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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Putnam Results 2016

The results of the 2016 Putnam Competition have arrived. 

The University of Waterloo team did extremely well this year, finishing in 6th place out of 568 institutions. 

The top 5 universities were as follows:

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