News for Faculty

Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Kathryn Hare named Distinguished Professor Emerita

Kathryn Hare

Kathryn Hare from the Department of Pure Mathematics has been named Distinguished Professor Emerita in recognition of her storied career at Waterloo.

Hare has been a mainstay in Pure Math since 1988 when she first took up a role as an assistant professor. She had previously attended Waterloo as an undergraduate student, completing a BMath in 1981.

Friday, May 20, 2022

William Slofstra awarded University Research Chair

William Slofstra

A researcher in the Department of Pure Mathematics is among the latest winners of a University Research Chair.

Awarded by the Office of the Provost, a University Research Chair recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge.

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Patrick Naylor wins Mathematics Doctoral Prize

Patrick Naylor

Patrick Naylor, who recently completed a PhD in the Department of Pure Mathematics, has won first place in the 2022 Mathematics Doctoral Prize.

Monday, June 21, 2021

Brian E. Forrest named fellow of the Canadian Mathematical Society

Brian Forrest

Brian E. Forrest, professor of Pure Mathematics, has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Mathematical Society (CMS). The fellowship is awarded for outstanding contributions in research, teaching and learning and service in fulfillment of CMS mandates and goals.

"It's an honour and something I'm pretty proud of," says Forrest. "This is a wonderful way to stay connected to the Canadian Mathematical Society, a group that's been a valuable part of my career."

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Dan Ursu receives prestigious 2021 Huawei Prize for Best Research Paper

Dan Ursu, a PhD student in the Department of Pure Mathematics has received the 2021 Huawei Prizes for Best Research Paper by a Mathematics Graduate Student. Ursu is one of two students to receive this prestigious award.