Staff who have worked at the University of Waterloo for 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 or more years will be recognized at a reception this November. The School congratulates: Daniel Allen, Philippe Beldowski, Caroline Kierstead, Jessica Miranda, Debbie Mustin, Omar Nafees, Suzana Pinto, Wendy Rush, Ian Turner and Michelle Wagler for reaching an anniversary milestone. Collectively, they have worked 150 years at Waterloo.
Fields Institute Workshop on Hybrid Methodologies for Symbolic-Numeric Computation will be held at University of Waterloo on November 16-19 in DC1302. With more than 25 speakers from the numeric and symbolic research communities, this Fields Institute Workshop will focus on the synthesis of symbolic and numeric techniques for algebraic problems and their applications to control theory, industrial modelling, dynamical systems, and other related topics. Registration is free so plan to attend any talk.
The Waterloo Black team composed of Tyson Andre (2A software engineering), Benoit Maurin (mathematics), and Anton Raichuk (Cheriton PhD student) won the ACM East Central North America Regional section of the ACM International Collegiate Programming competition this October. They solved all nine problems of the five-hour contest in just over four hours. Runners-up, the University of Toronto and Carnegie Mellon University, solved eight problems. The Waterloo Gold team placed 5th and Waterloo Red team was 17th.