The Mathematics of Prey Detection in Spider Orb-Webs

The Mathematics of Prey Detection in Spider Orb-Webs

A theoretical mechanical model studies the inverse problem of source identification to localize a prey in a spider orb-web.

Meet SIAM's Newest Leadership

Meet SIAM's Newest Leadership

We are pleased to announce SIAM’s new President-Elect, Vice President-at-Large, Secretary, Board of Trustees members, and Council.

SIAM Welcomes First-Ever Director of Development and Corporate Relations

SIAM is pleased to welcome Dr. Ken Boyden as the first-ever Director of Development and Corporate Relations!

What Makes Neurons Good Listeners?

What Makes Neurons Good Listeners?

Sharmila Venugopal examines the type of cognition that is built into neurons for signal detection and noise modulation.

Fighting Bacterial Infection with Drug-Eluting Medical Devices

Fighting Bacterial Infection with Drug-Eluting Medical Devices

Medical practitioners use drug-eluting coatings that disperse therapeutic agents into the polymeric surface of metallic implants.

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Announcing the International Day of Mathematics

Announcing the International Day of Mathematics

The International Day of Mathematics will be a worldwide celebration each year on March 14th with activities for both students and the general public.

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Feynman’s Flying Saucer Explained

Feynman’s Flying Saucer Explained

Mark Levi explains Richard Feynman’s observation of a wobbling plate that earned him the Nobel Prize.

The Unique Aspects of Writing a Book

Elizabeth Greenspan, executive editor of SIAM Books, discusses the various steps of the book-publishing process.

Heidelberg Student Chapter of SIAM Visits Lufthansa Systems

The Heidelberg Student Chapter of SIAM recently organized a field trip to the headquarters of Lufthansa Systems.