Four graduate students were awarded a departmental research presentation award by the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, but that's not all they have in common. They all came to Waterloo because they knew of the excellence of the Statistics programs, research, and professors. Their backgrounds vary, as do their research areas, but they have all had a great experience.
C&O Professor David Gosset has been appointed a Fellow of the CIFAR program in Quantum Information Science. The fellowship is for a five-year term, beginning on July 1, 2019.
The Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) is a Canadian-based, global charitable organization that convenes extraordinary minds to address science and humanity’s most important questions. CIFAR’s community of fellows includes 19 Nobel laureates and more than 400 researchers from 22 countries.
Three graduating PhD students in the Faculty of Mathematics were awarded the inaugural Mathematics Doctoral Prizes. Hanmeng (Harmony) Zhan from Combinatorics and Optimization placed first, and Boyu Li and Ruizhang Jin from Pure Mathematics won second and third places respectively.