Welcome to the Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science

The Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science is among the top academic units for statistical and actuarial science in the world and is home to more than 40 research active full-time faculty working in diverse and exciting areas. The Department is also home to over 900 undergraduate students and about 150 graduate students in programs including Actuarial Science, Biostatistics, Quantitative Finance, Statistics, and Statistics-Computing.

We are located on University of Waterloo main campus, which is located at the heart of Canada's Technology Triangle about 100 kilometers west of Toronto.

Meet our people

Mu Zhu

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Mu Zhu

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Research interests

Mu's main research interests are statistical machine learning and multivariate analysis, with their applications in health informatics, bioinformatics, and data mining. He is currently working with his PhD students on problems having to do with transactional networks and protein structures.