Volume 46 | Number 09 | November 2013
Energy-efficient Building Design

Energy-efficient Building Design

At AN13, control theorist John Burns discussed opportunities to apply mathematical principles to energy-efficient building design.

Multiscale Modeling of Foams

Multiscale Modeling of Foams

Foams are everywhere, but devising mathematical and numerical models for evolving foams is daunting. 

The Remarkable Career of a Pioneering Computational Scientist

The Remarkable Career of a Pioneering Computational Scientist

Margaret Butler, the first woman named a fellow of the American Nuclear Society, passed away on March 8, 2013.

Smells Like a Traffic Jam

Smells Like a Traffic Jam

Katsuhiro Nishinari, a self-described “jam-ologist” at the University of Tokyo, spoke about traffic at this year’s Annual Meeting.

A Scorching Summer School in Shanghai

A Scorching Summer School in Shanghai

The 2013 Gene Golub SIAM Summer School took place July 22 to August 2 in a very hot Shanghai.

Obituaries: Yuri Vasilyevich Prokhorov (1929–2013)

Obituaries: Yuri Vasilyevich Prokhorov (1929–2013)

Yuri Vasilyevich Prokhorov was born in December of 1929 and died in July 2013 at the age of 83.