Math Team Canada 2016 places 12th at the International Mathematical Olympiad (Jul 15)
OTTAWA – Six Canadian high school students are celebrating their 12th place success upon their return from the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong.
Each student earned an award for Canada after competing against over 600 students at the world’s most challenging high school mathematics competition.
Top six Canadian mathematics students selected for Math Team Canada (Jun 7)
OTTAWA — Six of the country’s best mathematics students will represent Canada as part of Math Team Canada. Qi Qi (Phillips Exeter Academy), Kai Sun (AB Lucas Secondary School), Kevin Sun (Phillips Exeter Academy), Jinhao Xu (University Hill Secondary School), Ruizhou Yang (University Hill Secondary School), and William Zhao (Richmond Hill High School) will represent Canada at the 57th International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO) in Hong Kong from July 4-16.
Top Canadian ‘mathletes’ earn honours in national math competition (May 16)
OTTAWA - The top Canadian mathematical minds were revealed with the results of the 48th Sun Life Financial Canadian Mathematical Olympiad (CMO), which was held on March 30, 2016. The top three students were Kai Sun, Jinhao Xu, and William Zhao.
Daniel Wise wins the 2016 Jeffery-Williams Prize for a profound impact in mathematical research (Mar 29)
OTTAWA - McGill University Professor Daniel T. Wise is the recipient of the 2016 Jeffery-Williams Prize. Wise is widely recognized as one of the top geometric group theorists in the world, and the best of his generation. His work has had a profound impact, not only in the immediate subject of geometric group theory, but also playing a key role in the solution of outstanding open problems in the theory of 3-manifolds.
2016 CMS Excellence in Teaching award winner Ian VanderBurgh “promotes a love of mathematics among students and teachers” (Mar 24)
OTTAWA — University of Waterloo Lecturer Ian VanderBurgh's teaching has addressed diverse audiences, from struggling calculus students to Putnam students. His work has had a significant influence on the mathematical community among both students and teachers at large.
Louigi Addario-Berry awarded the 2016 Coxeter-James Prize (Mar 18)
OTTAWA – McGill University Associate Professor Louigi Addario-Berry is the recipient of the 2016 Coxeter-James Prize for his outstanding contributions to mathematical research. Louigi Addario-Berry works on the interface of probability and combinatorics, and “has emerged as one of the leaders of his generation in the area of discrete probability,” one referee said.