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Explaining the East/West Asymmetry of Jet Lag

Explaining the East/West Asymmetry of Jet Lag

The authors create a model to address the empirical observation that jet lag is more severe for eastward travel than for westward travel.

Telling a Good Story at Conferences

Telling a Good Story at Conferences

SIAM President Nick Higham talks about how to deliver an engaging, effective presentation at conferences. 

Obituaries

Obituaries

Hans Petter Langtangen, a brilliant and beloved scientist and educator, passed away last October from cancer.

Modeling Vegetation Patterns in Vulnerable Ecosystems

Modeling Vegetation Patterns in Vulnerable Ecosystems

Mary Silber applies mathematics to understand repetitive patterns of dry vegetation, which alternate rhythmically with bands of bare soil. 

In-Silico Medicine: Multiscale Modeling of Hematological Disorders

In-Silico Medicine: Multiscale Modeling of Hematological Disorders

Computational models are a promising means for tackling many dynamical and rheological blood-related problems.

Analyzing Multiple Time Scales in Two-Dimensional Fluids Using Dynamical Systems

Analyzing Multiple Time Scales in Two-Dimensional Fluids Using Dynamical Systems

The time scales over which fluids evolve have a critical effect on the physical systems in which they occur. 

A New Twisting Somersault

A New Twisting Somersault

Mathematical study of aerial motion has led to the discovery of “513XD,” a tricky new dive with five full twists.

Mathematics in Space

Mathematics in Space

Jim Case reviews Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe by Ian Stewart. 

SIAGA: A New Window for Algebra and Geometry

SIAGA: A New Window for Algebra and Geometry

The "SIAM Journal on Applied Algebra and Geometry" (SIAGA) is the latest journal published by SIAM.

SIAM Committee on Science Policy Discusses Impact of Incoming U.S. Presidential Administration

SIAM Committee on Science Policy Discusses Impact of Incoming U.S. Presidential Administration

The historic election of Donald Trump as the 45th U.S. president will have significant implications for scientific funding and research.

A Bike and a Catenary

A Bike and a Catenary

There is a surprising connection between a bike's catenary (the shape of the hanging chain) and the pursuit curve.

Help Wanted at SIAM Review

Help Wanted at SIAM Review

"SIAM Review" needs a book lover to take over the job of Book Review Section Editor starting on January 1, 2018.

Call for Nominations for 2019 ICIAM Prizes

Call for Nominations for 2019 ICIAM Prizes

The ICIAM Prize Committee calls for nominations for the five ICIAM prizes to be awarded in 2019. 

A New Distributor for SIAM Books

A New Distributor for SIAM Books

Beginning on April 1, readers who live outside North America will have a new source when buying SIAM books.

Request for Proposals for the 2018 NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conferences in the Mathematical Sciences

Request for Proposals for the 2018 NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conferences in the Mathematical Sciences

The National Science Foundation intends to support up to 10 NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conferences in 2018.

Call for US Students and Postdocs from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya and Sudan

Call for US Students and Postdocs from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya and Sudan

Read about an opportunity for students and postdocs from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia, Libya, and Sudan.

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Ostrowski Prize

Call for Nominations for the 2017 Ostrowski Prize

The Ostrowski Foundation provides a prize for outstanding achievements in pure and numerical mathematics. 

SIAM Gains 124 members in Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

SIAM Gains 124 members in Member-Get-A-Member Campaign

The Member-Get-a-Member program encourages SIAM members to invite their colleagues to join SIAM.

Student Chapter Funding for 2016-17

Student Chapter Funding for 2016-17

SIAM awarded over $64,000 to over 120 chapters for events and activities throughout the 2016-2017 academic year.

SIAM Welcomes its Newest Student Chapters

SIAM Welcomes its Newest Student Chapters

Five schools recently had student chapters join SIAM.