News archive - 2015

Friday, July 3, 2015

Undergraduate Award Winners Honoured

Pure Mathematics is pleased to announce the undergraduate award winners for 2014/15! Congratulations go out to Rutger Campbell, Chuning Li, Kevin Matthews, Ritvik Ramkumar, Liyu Wang and Lirong Yang. Please see our undergraduate awards page for more information on the awards and their recipients.
The award winners were honoured at a special Pure Math Tea on Monday, June 22nd.
Thursday, July 2, 2015

Pure Math welcomes new faculty members

We are delighted to welcome new faculty members Matt Kennedy, Vern Paulsen and Matt Satriano to the Pure Math Department.

Matt Kennedy has come to us from Carleton University. Matt lists his research areas as operator algebras, noncommutative function theory, and analytic group theory.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Rahim Moosa awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Congratulations to Rahim Moosa who was recently awarded an NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement. These supplements provide an extra funding boost to individuals with top-tier research programs. Rahim’s work explores the special role that model theory plays in recognising, formalising and facilitating analogies between different geometric contexts.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Pure Math hosts the COSy 2015 conference

From June 15-19, 2015, Pure Mathematics is hosting the 43rd Canadian Operator Symposium on Operator Theory and Operator Algebras (COSy 2015). The conference brings together researchers from all over the world for five days of research talks and collaboration. For more information, please see the COSy 2015 conference website.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Cam Stewart honoured as Dressler Lecturer

Pure Math Professor Cam Stewart was honoured as the Dressler Lecturer for 2014. Cam's talk, entitled “Arithmetic and Transcendence” showcased some of his most recent results in number theory. The prestigious Dressler lectures are given annually at Kansas State University. For more information on the lecture series as well as past speakers, please visit the Kansas State University website.