News archive - 2017

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Rudi Chen wins the Jessie W. H. Zou Memorial Award

The sixth annual Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research has been awarded to graduating student Rudi Chen.

Rudi was nominated by Professor Peter van Beek, with whom he worked as an NSERC undergraduate research assistant. He is completing Bachelor of Computer Science degree.

Friday, May 19, 2017

Researchers recieve Early Researcher Awards

Eighteen University of Waterloo researchers have received Early Researcher Awards worth $2.5 million. The announcement is part of larger investment by the Province of Ontario aimed at advancing Ontario’s competitive edge. Two of those researchers are members of the Faculty of Mathematics.

Each researcher will receive $140,000 over five years plus an additional $50,000 from the University.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Undergraduate scholarship honouring Professor William Tutte announced

Professor William Tutte

Join us in celebrating the life of professor William Tutte by creating an undergraduate scholarship in his honour. The William Tutte Centenary Undergraduate Scholarship will be awarded annually to the top student in combinatorics.  

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).

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