University of Calgary

The University of Calgary PIMS site office is located in the Mathematical Sciences Building at the University of Calgary (Map | Contact).

University of Calgary
36th Calgary Junior Math Contest
May 2, 2012
University of Calgary
This is a 90-minute mathematics contest which takes place every spring.The exam is primarily for Grade 9 students. However, all junior high students attending schools in Calgary and surrounding districts are eligible. The exam is written by...
Educational, Workshop
Junior Youth Science Fair
April 18–20, 2013
University of Calgary
PIMS is involved in judging and contributing $250 and $100 prize money for projects making major use of mathematics.
Industrial, Lunchbox Lecture
Pi - History, facts, world records, and more!
November 1, 2011
University of Calgary
Humankind's fascination with the mathematical constant pi goes well beyond practical need. In fact, even though over five trillion decimal places of pi has been calculated, a mere four decimal places are sufficient for the design of the world's...
Industrial, Lunchbox Lecture
Industrial-strength optimization methods on your laptop
April 19, 2011
University of Calgary
In many applications, ranging from engineering to economics and applied mathematics, it is often desired to locate an extremum of a functional that captures the performance of the system. Typically, such an extremum has to be found subject to a set...
Industrial, Lunchbox Lecture
Mathematics and Palaeontology - An Unlikely Pair? No!
May 5, 2011
University of Calgary
Palaeontology has traditionally focused on describing new fossils and determining the relationships and evolutionary history of extinct life forms. Sometimes, it even attempts to understand how the unusual animals of the past would have gone about...
Industrial, Conference
ACNS 2013 : Applied Cryptography and Network Security
June 25–28, 2013
Banff, Alberta
The 11th International Conference on Applied Cryptography and Network Security (ACNS 2013) will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada. The conference seeks submissions from academia, industry, and government presenting novel research on all aspects of...
Industrial, Lunchbox Lecture
Power System Planning and Operation Under Uncertainty
May 18, 2010
University of Calgary
Electrical Energy Systems are on the edge of a significant revolution in their operation and planning. Great interest is being directed towards increased integration of renewable or "clean" energy sources such as wind- and solar-based generation, and...


Position Name Email Phone # Office
University of Calgary, Education Coordinator Armando Preciado Babb +1 (403) 220-5277 Education Tower 834
Co-Director Industrial Kristine Bauer +1 (403) 220-7675 MS 578
PIMS UCalgary Site Administrator Melissa Wrubleski (403) 220-5210 Mathematical Sciences 476
PIMS Site Director - University of Calgary Wenyuan Liao +1 (403) 220-3946 Mathematical Sciences 530
Name Position Research Interests Supervisor Year
Gregory Knapp PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary Number Theory Khoa Dang Nguyen 2023
Cintia Pacchiano PIMS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary Partial Differential Equations Cristian Rios 2022
Jordan Culp University of Calgary Cell Biology & Anatomy Wilten Nicola 2021
Thomas Theurer University of Calgary Quantum Theory Gilad Gour 2021
Kexue Zhang Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Calgary Systems theory, control Elena Braverman 2020
Sacha Ikonicoff University of Calgary Algebraic operads Kristine Bauer 2020
Hui Huang University of Calgary Partial differential equations Jianniao Qiu 2019
Qing Zhang University of Calgary Number Theory Clifton Cunningham 2018
Aurore Guillevic University of Calgary Discrete logarithm computation in large characteristic finite fields Michael J. Jacobson Jr 2015
Dániel Tamás Soukup University of Calgary Mathematical logic and foundations, combinatorics Claude Laflamme 2015
Ha Nguyen Thanh Tran University of Calgary Number Theory Renate Scheidler 2015
Hoan Bui Dang University of Calgary Quantum Theory Gilad Gour 2015
Khoa Lê University of Calgary Stochastics Deniz Sezer 2015
Bin Xu University of Calgary Number theory, Topological groups, Lie groups Clifton Cunningham 2014