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Tuesday, January 31, 2023

New mathematical model shows how the body regulates potassium

Having levels of potassium that are too high or too low can be fatal. A new mathematical model sheds light on the often mysterious ways the body regulates this important electrolyte.

Potassium, a common mineral abundant in food like bananas and leafy greens, is essential to normal cellular function. It helps the cardiac muscle work correctly and aids in the transmission of electrical signals within cells.

Monday, January 30, 2023

Cheriton School of Computer Science data systems researchers receive 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award

Cheriton students Jeremy Chen, Yuqing Huang and Mushi Wang and Professors Semih Salihoğlu and Ken Salem have received a 2022 ACM SIGMOD Research Highlight Award for their paper “Accurate summary-based cardinality estimation through the lens of cardinality estimation graphs.”

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Anita Layton beneficiary of Graham Seed Fund

Anita Layton, professor of Applied Mathematics and the Canada 150 Research Chair in Mathematical Biology and Medicine, is one of ten recipients of funding from the newly created Graham Seed Fund.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

Waterloo leads university and industry consortium to advance Canada’s security and defence

Today, the University of Waterloo announced a 5G and beyond mobile network technology consortium to develop secure 5G mobile networks and improve Canada’s security and defence. The group is funded by the Department of National Defence (DND) through its Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program. A team of computer scientists at Waterloo is leading the $1.5 million multi-partner consortium.

Friday, December 23, 2022

Math in the news: 12 great stories from 2022

From helping combat Covid-19 misinformation to climate change research, we look back at twelve big research stories from the Faculty of Mathematics in 2022.

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