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Friday, September 13, 2019

Melissa McCorriston receives Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence

Melissa McCorriston

Melissa McCorriston has received a Vector Scholarship in Artificial Intelligence from the Vector Institute. These $17,500 scholarships recognize promising scholars and researchers in Ontario and support their further studies in a top provincial artificial intelligence–related master’s program.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Three faculty named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada

Raouf Boutaba and Srinivasan Keshav

Three Faculty of Mathematics researchers have been named fellows of the Royal Society of Canada (RSC) and members of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

They are among 93 new fellows elected by their peers for outstanding scholarly, scientific, and artistic achievement and 46 new members of the College across Canada announced today.

The Faculty of Mathematics' new RSC fellows and members are:

Friday, September 6, 2019

Award-winning combination: Math + Medicine

Colin Phipps, AbbVie. Top 40 under 40 Chicago Scientists

Colin Phipps (PhD ’14) always loved math and computer science, but he always wanted to apply those skills to a high impact field. He focused his graduate research on mathematical oncology under the supervision of Mohammad Kohandel in the Department of Applied Mathematics.

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 2, 2019

Waterloo READI-ly helping Indonesia meet its actuarial needs

Students in Jakarta

The University of Waterloo, which is among the top universities in the world for actuarial science and number one in co-operative learning, has combined these two things to help build a stronger insurance and pension industry in Indonesia.

Learn more about this innovative program.

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