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Santiago Cañez

PhD, University of California Berkeley

Santiago Cañez received his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley in 2011. He held a postdoctoral position at the University of California, Berkeley before joining the faculty at Northwestern University in 2012.

Cañez’s research is on groupoids and sympletic geometry. With Susan Colley, he is co-author of the textbook Vector Calculus (Pearson, 2021, 5th edition). In 2011 he was awarded the Nikki Kose Memorial Teaching Prize at the University of California, Berkeley. In 2017 he received a Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Teaching Award. In 2020 he was named a Charles Deering McCormick Distinguished Professor of Instruction.

Selected Publications

1. Colley, S. and Canez, S. Vector Calculus, Pearson, 2021, 5th edition2. Canez, S. Double Groupoids and the Symplectic Category, J. Geom. Mech. 10 (2018), no. 2, 217--250

Selected Awards
1. Charles Deering McCormick Distinguished Professorship of Instruction, 20202. Weinberg College Arts & Sciences Alumni Teaching Award, 20173. Named to Associated Student Government Faculty Honor Roll, 20144. NU Department of Mathematics Excellence in Teaching Award, 2014