News archive - 2018

Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Faculty member named CMS Inaugural Class of Fellows

Kenneth Davidson

At the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS) Winter Meeting Banquet, the CMS announced the Inaugural Class of Fellows. Kenneth Davidson was one of 49 members named.

Davidson has been a faculty member in the Department of Pure Mathematics since 1978. Since that time, he has received several honours and awards including:

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Matthew Kennedy awarded NSERC Discovery Accelerator Supplement

Matthew Kennedy

Associate Professor Matthew Kennedy received a $120,000 Discovery Accelerator Supplement from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) for his work within the field of operator algebras.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Pure Math Professor wins Teaching Award

Professor Ross Willard has been awarded the Faculty of Mathematics Award for Distinction in Teaching. This award is given annually to teachers in the Faculty of Mathematics who have consistently demonstrated outstanding pedagogical skills and a deep commitment to our students’ education. Up to two awards are given annually. Professor Matthew Scott (Applied Mathematics) also received the award this year. Congratulations!

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Post-Doctoral Fellow Teaching Award

Post-Doctoral Fellow Teaching Award

Akshaa Vatwani has been chosen to receive the inaugural Department of Pure Mathematics Post-Doctoral Fellow Teaching Award! This award will be given annually to one post-doctoral fellow and is based on outstanding teaching. Congratulations, Akshaa!

Monday, June 25, 2018

Bailey Gu wins Governor General Silver Medal

Bailey Gu has won the Governor General Silver Medal! This medal is awarded to an undergraduate student graduating with the highest academic standing. Information on past winners can be found at this link: https://uwaterloo.ca/math/current-undergraduates/funding-and-awards/medal-winners/governor-general-silver-medal.

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