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Cross-cutting research

The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo offers a unique environment for cross-cutting research in mathematics and computer science that brings together outstanding talent from distinct research perspectives.

Below we offer a sample of some of the exciting research opportunities within our Faculty.

Graduate students interested in doing research in the areas of cloud computing; big data analytics; security and privacy; quantum; statistical, computational and mathematical health; computational and mathematical finance, actuarial science and risk management; geometry and typology; and industrially relevant mathematical and computational research will find unmatched opportunities for learning and for establishing themselves as researchers. Masters and PhD committees have the ability to integrate outstanding talents from related areas of research; courses and degree programs are offered which provide exposure to material from varying critical perspectives, unavailable at other institutions across the globe.

Select a topic area below for a brief summary of the research opportunities within that area, in the Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. In each case, we provide an overview (which is not exhaustive). Likewise, the areas showcased below are only a sampling of the rich cross-cutting areas of study within the Faculty. Further details on the research being conducted throughout the Mathematics faculty can be found by visiting the research section of each of the Faculty's units: