SIAM Fellows Honored in White House Ceremony

SIAM Fellows Honored in White House Ceremony

SIAM Fellows Simon Levin and Michael Artin received the 2015 National Medal of Science during a White House ceremony. 

Surprises of the Faraday Cage

Surprises of the Faraday Cage

Nick Trefethen challenges Richard Feynman's well-known analysis of the Faraday cage effect and exponential shielding.

Game Theory and Uncertainty...

To address cybersecurity challenges, researchers adopt game theory-based mathematical modeling approaches that involve strategic decision makers...

Variations of Data Scientists

Samantha Schumacher explores the breakdown of data scientists in industry careers and poses questions about the...

Playing with Toys at the SIAM Annual Meeting

Playing with Toys at the SIAM Annual Meeting

Tadashi Tokieda presented a community lecture, complete with table-top demos, about the fascinating science behind toy models at the SIAM Annual Meeting.

Car Parts, Neutrons, and Bridges

Car Parts, Neutrons, and Bridges

William Regli muses on how to change misconceptions surrounding problem-driven and use-inspired research, and outlines some of DARPA’s programs.


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Fighting Terrorism with Mathematics

Fighting Terrorism with Mathematics

Stephen Tench analyzes datasets of terrorist-driven events to predict future attacks, using terrorism in Northern Ireland as an example.


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Nautical Numbers

Nautical Numbers

Ernie Davis reviews Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers by Tamara Plakins Thornton, which explores the life of the 19th-century mathematician.

The FEniCS Project

Robert Kirby discusses the FEniCS project, a Python program that uses a domain-specific language to lessen the gap between machines and...

Some Light Geometry

Mark Levi presents two geometrical curiosities, one involving zero work and the other involving (almost) zero words.