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News archive - January 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021

Waterloo partners with five other Ontario universities to increase academic diversity

The University of Waterloo has partnered with five other Ontario universities to increase academic and industry diversity by creating new fellowships for Indigenous and Black students pursuing doctoral degrees in mathematics and engineering to prepare for careers as professors and industry researchers.

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Coding the future of finance

Chao Qian

Two years into his undergraduate degree at Sichuan University, Chao Qian regretted his decision to study business management. “I came to the realization that management skills are better learned outside of the classroom,” he said. “I wanted to learn something more solid and quantitative. That’s where my journey to Waterloo began.”  

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Faculty of Mathematics professor Ihab Ilyas named ACM Fellow

Ihab Ilyas is a professor in the University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics' David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science

University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics professor Ihab Ilyas has been named a 2020 ACM Fellow for his contributions to data cleaning and data integration.

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Changing course

Jonathan Lucki

A year into his undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo’s School of Accounting and Finance, Jonathan Lucki felt pulled in an unexpected direction. “My whole life, I had plans to be an accountant,” he remembered. "I ended up enrolling in the Math/Business Accounting program within the Faculty of Mathematics. But even before university, math had become my favourite subject in school and I found myself writing computer programs in my spare time for fun."

Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Faculty of Mathematics researchers named Vector Institute Faculty Affiliates

Nine University of Waterloo Faculty of Mathematics professors named 2020 Vector Institute Faculty Affiliates.

The cohort includes both new faculty affiliates as well as those returning for a second term. The new faculty affiliates are Ihab Ilyas and Gautam Kamath of the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science.

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