May 28, 2018  
Undergraduate Calendar 2017-2018 
    
Undergraduate Calendar 2017-2018

Department of Mathematics and Statistics


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http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/
Faculty as of January 15, 2017

CHAIR

Hans Boden

ASSOCIATE CHAIRS

Bartosz Protas/Graduate Studies
Miroslav Lovric/Undergraduate Studies
N. Balakrishnan/Statistics

DISTINGUISHED UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS

N. Balakrishnan/B.Sc., M.Sc. (Madras), Ph.D. (I.I.T., Kanpur)
Walter Craig/A.B. (California-Berkeley), M.S., Ph.D. (Courant, N.Y.U.)/Senior Canada Research Chair, F.R.S.C.

PROFESSORS

Stanley Alama/B.Sc. (Columbia), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Courant, N.Y.U.)
Hans U. Boden/B.S. (New Hampshire), Ph.D. (Brandeis)
Ben Bolker/B.S. (Yale), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Lia Bronsard/B.A. (Montreal), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Courant, NYU)
David Earn/B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Shui Feng/B.Sc., M.Sc. (Beijing Normal), Ph.D. (Carleton)
Jean-Pierre Gabardo/B.Sc. (Université de l’État a Mons), Ph.D. (Maryland)
Matheus Grasselli/B.Sc. (Sao Paolo), Ph.D. (King’s College, London)
Ian Hambleton/B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Yale), Britton Professor of Mathematics
Bradd Hart/B.Math. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (McGill)
Deirdre Haskell/B.A. (Oxford), M.S., Ph.D. (Stanford)
Fred M. Hoppe/B.Sc. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Weizmann Institute of Science), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)
Thomas R. Hurd/B.Sc. (Queen’s), D.Phil. (Oxford)
Nicholas Kevlahan/B.Sc. (British Columbia), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Paul D. McNicholas/B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Trinity College, Dublin)
Miroslav Lovric/B.S. (Zagreb), M.S., Ph.D. (Ohio State), 3M Teaching Fellow
Andrew J. Nicas/B.Sc. (McGill), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)
Dmitry E. Pelinovsky/M.S. (Nizhny Novgorod State, Russia), Ph.D. (Monash)
Bartosz Protas/M.Sc. (Warsaw University of Technology), Ph.D. (Warsaw University of Technology and Université de Paris)
Eric T. Sawyer/B.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill)/McKay Professor of Mathematics
Patrick Speissegger/M.Sc. (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Ph.D. (llinois-Urbana)
Matthew A. Valeriote/B.Math. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (California-Berkeley)
Roman Viveros-Aguilera/B.A. (Veracruzana, Mexico), M.A. (National Politechnic Inst., Mexico), Ph.D. (Waterloo)
McKenzie Y.-K. Wang/A.B. (Princeton), Ph.D. (Stanford)
Gail S.K. Wolkowicz/B.Sc., M.Sc. (McGill), Ph.D. (Alberta)

ADJUNCT PROFESSORS

Syed Ejaz Ahmed/M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Carleton)
Paul Sermer/B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Kevin Vander Meulen/B.Sc. (Calvin College), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Queen’s)

ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS

Angelo Canty/B.Sc. (University College, Cork), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Aaron Childs/B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)
Megumi Harada/A.B. (Harvard), Ph.D. (California-Berkeley)
Traian Pirvu/B.S. (University of Craiova), M.S., Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon)
Adam Van Tuyl/B.Sc. (Calvin College), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Queen’s)

ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Katherine Davies/B.Sc., M.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Western)

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Petar Jevtic/B.Sc. (Belgrade), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Torino)
David Lozinski/B.Math. (Waterloo), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Northwestern)
Sharon McNicholas/B.Sc. (Dublin Institute Technology), Ph.D. (Dublin), Ph.D. (Guelph)

ADJUNCT ASSISTANT PROFESSORS

Ian R.C. Buckley/B.Sc., Ph.D. (Imperial College, London)
Jamie Foster/B.Sc., Ph.D. (Southampton)

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS

Joseph Beyene/(Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics) B.Sc. (Addis Ababa), M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Antoine Deza/(Computing and Software) M.Sc. (Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées), Ph.D. (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Jonathan Dushoff/(Biology) B.A. (Pennsylvania), Ph.D. (Princeton)
Timothy Field/(Electrical and Computer Engineering) B.A. (Cambridge), D. Phil (Oxford)
Jemila S. Hamid/(Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics) B.Sc. (Addis Ababa), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Uppsala)
Gregory Pond/(Oncology) B.Sc. (Brock), M.Sc. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (Toronto)
Douglas Stebila/(Computing and Software) B.Math. (Waterloo), M.Sc. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Waterloo)
Jeffery I. Zucker/(Computing and Software) B.Sc. (Witwatersrand), Ph.D. (Stanford), L.E.L.

LECTURERS

Erin Clements/B.Sc. (McMaster), M.Sc. (McMaster)
 

Notes Applicable to all Programs Offered by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics

  1. The Department offers an Honours Mathematics and Statistics program, which may be complemented with a Sub-Plan in Mathematics or Statistics, and an Honours Actuarial and Financial Mathematics program. Combined Honours programs are available with Arts and Science, Biology, Computer Science, Economics, English, French, History, Philosophy, and Physics.  
  2. Students considering graduate studies in Mathematics are encouraged to complete MATH 2XX3 , 3A03 , 3F03 , 3GR3 , 3X03 , 4A03  or register in the Mathematics Sub-Plan. Students considering graduate studies in Statistics are encouraged to complete STATS 3A03 , 3D03 , 3F03* , 3S03* , 3U03*  or register in the Statistics Sub-Plan. Students considering a career as an actuary are encouraged to complete MATH 2FM3 , 3FM3 , 4FM3 , STATS 2D03 , 2MB3 , 3A03 , 3D03 , 3G03 , 3H03 , 4A03  or register in Honours Actuarial and Financial Mathematics. 
  3. Cooperative Education programs are available; see the requirements for Honours Mathematics and Statistics Co-op programs in this section of the Calendar. Admission to the co-op programs is in Level III.

 

Programs

    Bachelor of Science (Honours)Bachelor of ScienceMinor

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