Our Faculty & Their Research


As an undergraduate student, you have the rare opportunity to participate in research projects conducted by top researchers, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. These projects usually take place in the summer and provide opportunities for additional hands-on experience.

The department also hosts research-related activities, such as Colloquium Lecture Series, Number Theory and Combinatorics Seminars, and Optimization Research Group Seminars, all highlighting leading experts from other universities as guest speakers.

The department has also hosted high profile research conferences such as

Number Theory Day 2008,
Canadian Number Theory Association 2012 (CNTA XII),
Western Canada Linear Algebra Meeting (W-CLAM) 2012,
Algebraic Design Theory and Hadamard Matrices 2014 (ADTHM)
Alberta Mathematics Dialogue 2015 (AMD).

Current Areas of Research:

The department has both mathematics and statistics focused Faculty members, whose current research expertise includes:

  • Algebra
  • Analysis
  • Combinatorics
  • Logic
  • Number Theory
  • Statistics

Mathematics & Statistics Faculty:


Faculty members in the Department often involve undergraduate students in their research projects, using state-of-the-art facilities and equipment. Many have independent research programs supported by agencies such as NSERC or IBM Canada. Many projects are conducted in collaboration with other departments, community members and employers—giving you the opportunity to get additional hands-on experience while you earn your degree.

Computer Science Faculty:

Current Research and Areas of Interest:

  • High-performance Computing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Scheduling & Planning
  • Computational Differentiation
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Design & Analysis of Algorithms
  • Computational Geometry
  • Graph Drawing & Visibility
  • Circuit Design
  • Databases
  • Knowledge-Based Systems
  • Parallel & Distributed Computing
  • Language Technology & Engineering
  • Optimization
  • Availability Enhancing Middleware
  • VLSI Design
  • Information & Network Security
  • Switching Functions
  • Reconfigurable Hardware
  • Image Processing
  • Computer Algebra

Faculty at the University of Lethbridge find themselves in a unique position to:

  • access excellent undergraduate students who can provide research assistance;
  • collaborate with faculty outside of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science on joint projects and research areas;
  • access exceptionally well-equipped facilities;
  • have access to excellent funding opportunities;
  • work with community members and local industry on various projects and initiatives.


UPDATED: 2022 Sept 20