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Thursday, September 5, 2019

Graduate studies: a consistent model for success

Statistics graduate students working at a blackboard

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.

Sunday, September 1, 2019

Carsten Thomassen: Dean's Distinguished Visiting Professor

Carsten Thomassen

Professor Carsten Thomassen will hold the Faculty of Mathematics Dean's Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Fall 2019.

Friday, August 30, 2019

Researchers awarded funding to develop emotionally intelligent robots for dementia patients

Kerstin Dautenhahn, Moojan Ghafurian, Jesse Hoey

Moojan Ghafurian, Graham Postdoctoral Fellow in the Cheriton School of Computer Science, and Kerstin Dautenhahn, Canada 150 Chair in Intelligent Robotics in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, have received a catalyst grant from the University of Waterloo’s Network for Aging Research to d

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

First-year student receives major award

Jason Amri

One incoming student in the Faculty of Mathematics is beginning their semesters with a bit of extra money in his pockets.

First-year student Jason Amri won a Schulich Leader Scholarship, the largest STEM scholarship in Canada and valued at $80,000 or $100,000 for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) programs.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

JC Chang, Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo win best poster award at SCA 2019

JC Chang and Christopher Batty

JC Chang, a PhD student at the Cheriton School of Computer Science, his supervisor Professor Christopher Batty and Vinicius Azevedo, a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich, have received the best poster award at SCA 2019, the ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation.

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