Research Areas

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The Faculty of Mathematics at the University of Waterloo offers a unique environment that brings together outstanding talent from distinct research perspectives. 

Applied Mathematics

Researchers are at the forefront of a number of exciting research areas including Control and Dynamical System, Fluid Mechanics, Mathematical Medicine and Biology, Mathematical Physics and Scientific Computing.

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Combinatorics Optimization

Computer Science

At the largest centre for math and computing in Canada, our researchers are engaging in research on an incredible range of computer science and information systems topics. Our research is also deeply connected to the Waterloo software community. About 24% of all university spin-off companies in Canada are from the University of Waterloo and computer science plays a prominent role in many of these.

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Pure Mathematics

An exciting, active research environment focused on core disciplines within Pure Mathematics, including algebra, analysis, geometry and topology, mathematical logic and number theory.

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Statistics and Actuarial Science