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# Michael Monagan

Professor

Department of Mathematics

Faculty of Science

## Areas of interest

My main research area is Computer Algebra - also called Symbolic Computation. I am interested in computing with polynomials over number fields, finite fields, and function fields and the general problem of algebraic simplification.

I am also interested in theoretical computer science, problems and tools in scientific computing, algorithms for algebraic geometry, and teaching cryptography.

I am perhaps best known for my association with the Maple computer algebra system and remain actively involved in the development of Maple.

## Education

- Ph.D. Computer Science · University of Waterloo · 1990

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### Courses

#### Spring 2023

Future courses may be subject to change.