Mark Giesbrecht

Professor and Director

David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science
University of Waterloo, Canada |

Graduate Students and Postdocs

I'm always looking for strong graduate students with a solid background in mathematics and computer science. If you are interested, please send me an email!

Current PhD students

Current Masters students

  • None right now!

Completed PhD students

  • Daniel S. Roche. Ph.D. Computer Science. Efficient Computation with Sparse and Dense Polynomials. 2011. Currently: Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science, U.S. Naval Academy.
  • Jason Selby. Ph.D. Computer Science. Unconventional Applications of Compiler Analysis. 2011. Currently: Kernel Developer, Maplesoft Inc.
  • M. Jason Hinek. Ph.D. Computer Science. On the Security of Some Variants of RSA. 2007. Currently: Lecturer, School of Computer Science, Carleton University.
  • Yang Zhang. Ph.D. Applied Mathematics (UWO). Algorithms for Noncommutative Differential Operators. 2004. Currently: Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Manitoba.

Completed Masters students

  • Kelvin Chung. M. Math. Using Integer Programming in Finding t-Designs. 2012
  • Fei Wang. M. Math. Finding Orthogonal Designs with Gröbner Bases. 2011.
  • Hrushikesh Tilak. M.Math. Computing sparse multiples of polynomials, 2010.
  • Ruitong Huang. M.Math. Decomposition of Finite-Dimensional Matrix Algebras over Fq(y). 2010.
  • Myung Sub Kim. M.Math. Hermite form computation of matrices of differential polynomials. 2009.
  • Chao Li, M.Math. Lattice Compression of Polynomial Matrices. 2007.
  • Brad Botting. M.Math. Structured Total Least Squares for Approximate Polynomial Operations. 2004.
  • Bradford Hovinen. M.Math Blocked Lanczos-style Algorithms over Small Finite Fields. 2004.
  • Yang Zhang, Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics, UWO). Thesis title: Algorithms for Non-Commutative Differential Operators. 2004.
  • Ivo Moravec, M.Math. Thesis title: Fast Arithmetic and Code Generation for Univariate Functions. 2004.
  • Fraser Ruffell, M.Math. Thesis title: Lightweight Statistical Trace Selection for the Dynamic Optimization of Programs. 2004.

Previous Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Andy Novocin.
  • Clément Pernet, Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
  • Pascal Giorgi, Department of Computer Science, University Montpellier 2, France
  • John May, Department of Computer Science, University of Delaware, USA
  • Wen-shin Lee, Mathematics and Computer Science Department, University of Antwerp, Belgium
  • Arne Storjohann, School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo, Canada
  • Ilias Kotsirieas, Department of Computing, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada


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