Volume 49 | Number 10 | December 2016
Dynamics and the Dark Matter Mystery

Dynamics and the Dark Matter Mystery

Donald Saari uses mathematics to cast doubt on the standard argument claiming that massive amounts of dark matter exist.

Bridging Continuum and Molecular Models in a Beating Heart Simulation

Bridging Continuum and Molecular Models in a Beating Heart Simulation

Modeling molecular behaviors is necessary in simulations of a beating heart to reproduce muscle contractions.

Obituaries: Roger Fletcher

Obituaries: Roger Fletcher

The applied mathematics community lost a giant when mathematician Roger Fletcher passed away in June 2016.

New Report on Research and Education in Computational Science and Engineering

New Report on Research and Education in Computational Science and Engineering

A new report, titled Research and Education in Computational Science and Engineering, analyzes the current status of CSE.

Geometric Design: Visualization and Representation

Geometric Design: Visualization and Representation

Geometric design is based mainly on geometry, applied mathematics, and computer science.

Preparing Graduates for Careers in the Mathematical Sciences

Preparing Graduates for Careers in the Mathematical Sciences

The 2016 EDT projects foster collaboration between academia and business, industry, government, or non-profits.

Q&A with ONR’s Reza Malek-Madani

Q&A with ONR’s Reza Malek-Madani

Reza Malek-Madani is a mathematics professor at the Naval Academy and a program officer for the ONR's Applied and Computational Analysis Program. 

Applied Mathematics and Political Crises

Applied Mathematics and Political Crises

Richard Burkhart reviews Peter Turchin’s Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American...

SIAM Celebrates Diversity in Mathematics

SIAM Celebrates Diversity in Mathematics

The 20th SIAM Workshop Celebrating Diversity (WCD) took place at the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting this summer. 

From Archimedes and Euclid to Hamilton and Poincaré

From Archimedes and Euclid to Hamilton and Poincaré

In his latest "Mathematical Curiosities" column, Mark Levi references an analogy between the Archimedian lever and Hamiltonian mechanics.

New Developments Regarding SIAM’s Prize Program

New Developments Regarding SIAM’s Prize Program

SIAM is in the process of standardizing prize nomination procedures. The Council also approved further changes.

Make the Most of Your Membership: Join an Activity Group!

Make the Most of Your Membership: Join an Activity Group!

SIAM Activity Groups provide a focused forum for SIAM members to explore specialized areas of applied mathematics...