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School of Graduate Studies Calendar, 2018-2019 
    
School of Graduate Studies Calendar, 2018-2019 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Mathematics and Statistics


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Mathematics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers programs leading to the M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Mathematics. Part-time doctoral studies in Mathematics are permissible.

Enquiries: 905 525-9140, Ext. 24582 
Fax: 905 522-0935
E-mail: graduate@math.mcmaster.ca
Website: http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/graduate

Faculty / Fall 2018

Distinguished University Professor

N. Balakrishnan, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Madras), Ph.D. (I.I.T., Kanpur) 
W. Craig, A.B. (Berkeley), M.S., Ph.D. (Courant, N.Y.U.) / Senior Canada Research Chair

Professors

S. Alama, B.S. (Columbia), M.S., Ph.D. (Courant, N.Y.U.)
H.U. Boden, B.S. (New Hampshire), Ph.D. (Brandeis) 
B. Bolker, B.S. (Yale), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
L. Bronsard, B.A. (Montreal), M.S., Ph.D. (Courant, N.Y.U.)
D. Earn, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
S. Feng, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Beijing Normal), Ph.D. (Carleton) / Associate Chair, Statistics
J-P. Gabardo, B.Sc. (Université de l’Etat à Mons), Ph.D. (Maryland)
M. Grasselli, B.Sc. (Sáo Paulo), Ph.D. (King’s College)
I. Hambleton, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Yale) / Britton Professor of Mathematics
B. Hart, B.Math. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (McGill)
M. Harada, A.B. (Harvard), Ph.D. (Berkeley) / Canada Research Chair
D. Haskell, B.A. (Oxford), M.S., Ph.D. (Stanford) / Associate Chair, Undergraduate Studies
F.M. Hoppe, B.Sc. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Weizmann Institute of Science),M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)
T.R. Hurd, B.Sc. (Queen’s), D.Phil. (Oxford)
N. Kevlahan, B.Sc. (British Columbia), Ph.D. (Cambridge) 
M. Lovric, B.S. (Zagreb), M.S., Ph.D. (Ohio State)  
P.D. McNicholas, B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Trinity College Dublin), Canada Research Chair
A.J. Nicas, B.Sc. (McGill), M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)
D.E. Pelinovsky, M.S. (Nizhny Novgorod State, Russia), Ph.D.(Monash, Australia)
B. Protas, M.Sc. (Warsaw Univ. Technology), Ph.D. (Warsaw Univ.Technology and Université de Paris VI [Pierre et Marie Curie])/Associate Chair, Graduate Studies
E.T. Sawyer, B.Sc., Ph.D. (McGill) / McKay Professor of Mathematics                                                                                
P. Speissegger, Diploma (Switzerland), Ph.D. (Illinois) 
M.A. Valeriote, B.Math. (Waterloo), Ph.D. (Berkeley)
R. Viveros-Aguilera, B.A. (Veracruzana, Mexico), M.A. (NationalPolitechnic Inst., Mexico), Ph.D. (Waterloo)
M.Y-K. Wang, A.B. (Princeton), Ph.D. (Stanford)
G.S.K. Wolkowicz, B.Sc., M.Sc. (McGill), Ph.D. (Alberta)

Associate Professors

A. Canty, B.Sc. (College Cork, Ireland), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
A. Childs, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)
D. Lozinski, B.Math. (Waterloo), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Northwestern)
T. Pirvu, B.Sc. (Craivo), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Carnegie Mellon)
A. Van Tuyl, M.Sc., Ph.D. (Queen’s)

Assistant Professors

S. McNicholas, B.Sc. (Dublin Institute Technology), Ph.D. (Dublin), Ph.D. (Guelph)

Associate Members

J. Beyene (Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics), B.Sc. (Addis Ababa), Ph.D. (Toronto)
A. Deza (Computing & Software), M.Sc., (Ecole Nationale des Pontset Chaussées), Ph.D. (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
J. Dushoff (Biology), B.A. (Pennsylvania), Ph.D. (Princeton)
T.Field (Electrical and Computer Engineering), B.A. (Cambridge), D. Phil (Oxford)
G. Pond/(Oncology) B.Sc. (Brock), M.Sc. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (Toronto)
J.I. Zucker (Computing and Software) BSc (Witwatersrand), PhD (Stanford), L.E.L.

Adjunct Members

S.E.Ahmed, MSc, PhD (Guelph)
K. Davies/B.Sc., M.Sc. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Western)
J. M. Foster, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Southampton)
B. Franczak, B.Sc., Ph.D. (Guelph)
II Yong Kim/B.Sc. (Korea), M.Sc., Ph.D. (KAIST)
Alex Levin/Ph.D. (Dniepropetrovsk)
P. Sermer, BSc, MSc, PhD (Toronto)
K. Vander Meulen/B.Sc. (Calvin College), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Queen’s)

Professors Emeriti

P.D.M. Macdonald, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), D.Phil. (Oxford)  
 

Statistics

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics offers an M.Sc. program in Statistics which is administered by a Graduate Committee with faculty from several university departments.

Enquiries should be addressed to the Director, Graduate Program in Statistics,
905 525-9140, Ext. 24723 (Dr Feng)
E-mail: graduate@math.mcmaster.ca
Website: http://www.math.mcmaster.ca/graduate/msc_stats/

Ph.D. in Mathematical Statistics is offered (see “Mathematics” section of this Calendar for details).

Faculty / Fall 2018

Distinguished University Professor

N. Balakrishnan, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Madras), Ph.D. (I.I.T., Kanpur)
 

Professors

J. Beyene, M.Sc. (Guelph), Ph.D. (Toronto) / Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics                                                                                                                                                
B. Bolker, B.S. (Yale), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
S. Feng, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Beijing Normal), Ph.D. (Carleton) / Associate Chair, Statistics
F.M. Hoppe, B.Sc. (Toronto), M.Sc. (Weizmann Institute of Science),M.A., Ph.D. (Princeton)
J.M. Maheu, B.A. (McMaster), M.A., Ph.D. (Queen’s) / Business
P.D. McNicholas, B.A., M.Sc., Ph.D. (Trinity College Dublin), Canada Research Chair
J.S. Racine, B.A., M.A. (McMaster), Ph.D. (Western) / Economics
L. Thabane, B.Sc. (Lesotho), M.Sc. (Sheffield), Ph.D. (Western) /Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
R. Viveros-Aguilera, B.A. (Veracruzana, Mexico), M.A. (NationalPolitechnic Inst., Mexico), Ph.D. (Waterloo)
 

Associate Professors

A. Canty, B.Sc. (College Cork, Ireland), M.Sc., Ph.D. (Toronto)
A. Childs, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. (McMaster)
G. Pond, B.Sc. (Brock), M.Sc. (Simon Fraser), Ph.D. (Toronto) / Oncology

Assistant Professors
        
S. McNicholas, B.Sc. (Dublin Institute Technology), Ph.D. (Dublin), Ph.D. (Guelph)

Professors Emeriti

P.D.M. Macdonald, B.Sc., M.Sc. (Toronto), D.Phil. (Oxford), P.Stat.
H.S. Shannon, B.A. (Oxford), M.Sc. (Birmingham), Ph.D. (London)/ Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics
S.D. Walter, B.Sc. (London), Ph.D. (Edinburgh) / Clinical Epidemiology & Biostatistics

Programs

    MasterDoctoralCourse Offerings

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