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Maplesoft wins innovative research and mathematical software systems award


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Waterloo, ON. June 2009 - Maplesoft, a provider of software systems for engineering and mathematics, has received recognition for its innovative and breakthrough research. Presented by the Canadian Operational Research Society (CORS), the 2009 Omond Solandt Award recognizes Maplesoft’s exceptional contribution to operational research and development of innovative and revolutionary mathematical software systems.


Announcing the award, Dr. Liping Fang (left in photo), general
chair of the CORS/INFORMS 2009 Joint International Meeting, Toronto,
said, “Maplesoft has been at the forefront of the commercial
mathematical computation industry for over twenty years. Maple is a de
facto global standard for symbolic computing and MapleSim has quickly
captured the imagination of the engineering modeling community for its
innovative, mathematically-rich approach. Maple offers OR researchers
and practitioners a unique computation platform that offers the
accessibility of a highly popular general-purpose software system with
the power of specialized tools. We are delighted to present this year’s
award to this innovative company and recognize its achievements.”

Dr. Liping Fang (left) and Paul DeMarco.The
Omond Solandt Award is presented by CORS to an organization, private or
governmental, that is deemed to have made an outstanding contribution
to Operational Research in Canada. Dr. Solandt was the founder and
first chairman of the Defence Research Board (DRB).

the award on behalf of Maplesoft, Paul DeMarco (right), director, Core
Technologies, said, “Maplesoft is honored to be the recipient of the
2009 Omond Solandt award. We salute CORS for the leadership role it
takes in the advancement of both the theory and the practice of
Operational Research. Our products continue to evolve and improve, and
awards like this validate that our technology has a substantial impact
on users.”

The award was presented to Maplesoft in Toronto, at
the CORS Awards Banquet during the CORS/INFORMS 2009 Joint
International Meeting Toronto



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