News archive - May 2021

Monday, May 31, 2021

The 2021 recipients of the Jessie W.H. Zou Memorial Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

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Nicholas Vadivelu, a Computer Science and Statistics double major and Spencer Whitehead a Pure Mathematics major are the recipients of the prestigious Jessie W.H.

Friday, May 21, 2021

Taking initiative to encourage cooperation and build community

Adina Goldberg seated behind a pond with turtles

Wherever Adina Goldberg goes, she leaves a trail of newly-created community events, academic initiatives and connection opportunities behind her. The Pure Mathematics PhD student and self-described “huge extrovert” carries the mantra: “Make things happen if they don’t exist – just build it yourself.”

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Applied Mathematics Master’s Student Awarded Mehta-Jenner Climate Change Mitigation Graduate Scholarship

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Amrita Punnavajhala, recipient of the 2021 Mehta-Jenner Climate Change Mitigation Graduate scholarship, plans to research coupled social climate models – math models that describe two-way relationships between human behaviour and climate change trajectories.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Two professors in the Faculty of Mathematics appointed University Research Chairs

Professors Bin Ma and Sue Ann Campbell

Congratulations to Professors Bin Ma and Sue Ann Campbell on their appointments as University Research Chairs at the University of Waterloo. Both researchers are highly distinguished and have made significant, valuable contributions in their respective fields.

Monday, May 17, 2021

Waterloo students dive into data for 48 hours at 2021 American Statistical Association DataFest

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Starting Friday, April 30th at noon, 127 Waterloo undergraduate students found themselves knee-deep in data for 48 hours at the University of Waterloo’s 2021 American Statistical Association (ASA) DataFest.

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