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Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Announcing the winners of the Mehta-Jenner Climate Mitigation Graduate Scholarship

Mackenzie Cameron and Sierra Legare

Mackenzie Cameron and Sierra Legare have been named this year’s winners of the Mehta-Jenner Climate Mitigation Graduate Scholarship.

The Mehta-Jenner Climate Mitigation Graduate Scholarship recognizes outstanding research focused on climate change or climate change mitigation by graduate students in the Faculty of Mathematics.

The scholarship was established by Adarsh Mehta (BMath’ 98) and Jeffrey Jenner (BMath’ 84) to support and celebrate graduate students who share their passion for environmental and ecological issues, as they are explored through mathematical fields.

Monday, April 25, 2022

Waterloo startup SkyWatch is using satellite imagery to protect the planet

Roland Sing

When Hurricane Dorian battered the Bahamas in the Fall of 2019, Waterloo-based satellite imagery startup SkyWatch was quick to assist the reeling nation.

The company gave relief agencies emergency access to its vast satellite image datasets. This enabled these organizations to survey the damage in real-time and coordinate their response accordingly.

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Applied Mathematics professor Michael Waite is helping weather forecasters and climatologists make more accurate and localized predictions

Michael Waite

Climate change is making wild weather increasingly common—and raising the stakes for weather forecasters.

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Waterloo computer science and mathematics ranked in top 50 of prestigious 2022 QS World University Rankings

Math and Computing Building

The University of Waterloo ranked 25th in computer science and 41st in mathematics in a recently released global ranking of universities.

Monday, January 17, 2022

Applied mathematicians using AI to understand online debates on vaccines and climate change

Chris Bauch

Researchers from the Department of Applied Mathematics are part of a team using artificial intelligence to analyze sentiment and interaction about contentious topics in social media.

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