The Fields Institute announced today that Professor Brian Forrest of the University of Waterloo Department of Pure Mathematics was chosen as the 2017 recipient of the Margaret Sinclair Memorial Award. This honour recognizes innovation and excellence in mathematics education.
Prof. Forrest is the first University of Waterloo recipient of this award. It is a tribute to him as a talented mathematician, an outstanding teacher and a driving force for curricular development.
Recipient of the 2007 Canadian Mathematical Society Excellence in Teaching Award and the 2000 University of Waterloo Distinguished Teaching Award, Prof. Forrest is the Faculty of Mathematics Teaching Fellow.