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Editorial Board

Hans Kaper, editor-in-chief, Georgetown University, USA

Korana Burke, University of California, Davis, USA

Amr El-Bakry, ExxonMobil Production, USA

James Mac Hyman, Tulane University, USA

Oana MarinIdaho National Laboratory, USA

Lois Curfman McInnes, Argonne National Laboratory, USA

Nilima Nigam, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Ali Pinar, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Rosemary Renaut, Arizona State University, USA

SIAM Activity Group Liaisons

Algebraic Geometry

Kaie Kubjas, Aalto University, Finland  

Analysis of Partial Differential Equations

Gui-Qiang G. Chen, University of Oxford, UK

Applied Mathematics Education

Padmanabhan Seshaiyer, George Mason University, USA

Computational Science and Engineering

Siva Rajamanickam, Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Control and Systems Theory

‪Giulia Giordano‬, University of Trento, Italy

Data Science

Tim Chartier, Davidson College, USA 

Discrete Mathematics

Prasad Tetali, Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Dynamical Systems

Korana BurkeUniversity of California, Davis, USA

Financial Mathematics and Engineering

Luitgard Veraart, London School of Economics, UK

Geometric Design

Jorg Peters, University of Florida, USA


Talea Mayo, Emory University, USA

Imaging Science

Gitta Kutyniok, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany

Life Sciences

Reginald McGee, College of the Holy Cross, USA

Linear Algebra

Malena Espanol, Arizona State University, USA

Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science

Felix Otto, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Germany

Mathematics of Planet Earth

Roland Welter, University of Hamburg, Germany

Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Structures

Katie Oliveras, Seattle University, USA


Andreas Wächter, Northwestern University, USA

Orthogonal Polynomials and Special Functions

Peter Clarkson, University of Kent, UK

Uncertainty Quantification

Elaine Spiller, Marquette University, USA