The University of Waterloo 2022 Global Impact Report has been released and features several researchers from the Faculty of Mathematics.
The Global Impact Report is an annual publication of the university and sets out to showcase some of the cutting-edge innovations by Waterloo faculty members and students.
In his introductory comments for the report, President Vivek Goel notes that “Waterloo’s unique approach to addressing the world’s greatest challenges is built on boundary-pushing research, experiential education and entrepreneurship.”
“We bring these strengths to bear on addressing the human dimensions of global challenges, understanding and enhancing human experiences and examining ways to translate knowledge for governance and policy.”
Research stories associated with the Faculty of Mathematics in this year’s report include:
“How science improved the health of millions worldwide,” featuring Mary Thompson, distinguished professor emerita in the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science.
“Artificial Intelligence with human understanding,” featuring Kate Larson, professor and university research chair in the Cheriton School of Computer Science.
“Privacy and cybersecurity can foster 21st Century democracy,” featuring Ian Goldberg, Canada Research Chair in Privacy Enhancing Technologies and a professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science.
“Optimizing operating room efficiency,” featuring Natasha Rozario, a student in the Cheriton School of Computer Science.
“Co-op students play an integral role in Canada’s fastest-growing tech company,” featuring Faculty of Mathematics alumni Hussein Fazal.
Check out the full 2022 Global Impact Report published on Waterloo News.