PhD graduate awarded 2021 Mathematics Doctoral Prize

Monday, May 10, 2021

Dr. Nashid Shahriar has won the 2021 Mathematics Doctoral Prize. Now in its third year, these prestigious awards are conferred annually to recognize the achievements of top graduating and graduated doctoral students in the Faculty of Mathematics. As a first-place recipient, he will receive $1,500 and is nominated for the Governor General’s Gold Medal. Recipients of the Mathematics Doctoral Prize are selected by a committee within the Faculty of Mathematics.

“Congratulations to Nashid on his receiving the 2021 Mathematics Doctoral Prize,” said Mark Giesbrecht, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics. “His PhD thesis made significant advancements in network virtualization, an enabling technology that will allow the Internet and 5G mobile networks to deliver on promised connectivity and bandwidth guarantees.”

Read more about Dr. Shahriar’s research.