The Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics currently numbers 40 faculty. In a typical semester the ranks of regular faculty are augmented with up to 20 post-doctoral fellows and Visiting Professors. At present the Department has a graduate enrolment around 65. The Department has earned a national and international reputation as one of the most forward-looking and broad-based mathematical sciences departments in Canada. Undergraduate and graduate students thrive in the highly interactive and personalized environment which characterizes our Department and is typical of the unique character of Simon Fraser University. We offer a broad program of training in contemporary Mathematics, but also specialize in various areas for which we are internationally recognized.
The members of the Department have organized themselves into several research groups, which enjoy frequent interaction: Many are listed as a member of several groups. Graduate students are enrolled in one of our graduate programs.