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Biofluids of Reproduction: Oscillators, Viscoelastic Networks, and Sticky Situations

Biofluids of Reproduction: Oscillators, Viscoelastic Networks, and Sticky Situations

Lisa Fauci models sperm motility, biochemical signaling, and mammalian reproduction using an immersed boundary (IB) framework.

Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease

Spatio-Temporal Dynamics of Childhood Infectious Disease

Epidemic diseases such as measles have an oscillatory behavior closely analogous to predator-prey dynamics in...

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Group, graph, and tiling theory can provide new insights into the architecture and formation of virus...

Beating in Fluid: Hearts and Cilia by the Immersed Boundary Method

Beating in Fluid: Hearts and Cilia by the Immersed Boundary Method

The versatile immersed boundary method is applicable to mathematical problems underlying heart and cilia systems. 


Computational Behavioral Ecology

Computational Behavioral Ecology

Tanya Berger-Wolf’s computational work uses wide-ranging data to provide scientific insight into the...

Photos from the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting

Photos from the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting

View a collection of photos primarily from the Prizes and Awards Luncheon at the 2016 SIAM Annual Meeting, held in...

Everyday Objects Make Applied Mathematics Tangible

Everyday Objects Make Applied Mathematics Tangible

The 2016 I.E. Block Community Lecture emphasized the importance of touching, seeing, and feeling to central concepts in applied mathematics.


Careers Outside Academia: How Should Math and Applied Math Students Prepare?

Careers Outside Academia: How Should Math and Applied Math Students Prepare?

Lalitha Venkataramanan, Rachel Levy, and Bill Kolata highlight themes from a career panel that they organized at the...

Mathematical Modeling to Improve Understanding of Diabetic Complications in the Kidneys

Mathematical Modeling to Improve Understanding of Diabetic Complications in the Kidneys

Ashlee N. Ford Versypt describes her model for diabetic glucose-induced damage to podocyte cells in kidneys,...

Top Takeaways: SIAM Industry Committee Meeting

Top Takeaways: SIAM Industry Committee Meeting

Check out highlights from the recent SIAM Industry Committee Meeting.

SIR Model Helps Monitor Childhood Obesity in Schools

SIR Model Helps Monitor Childhood Obesity in Schools

Swati DebRoy describes the use of a SIR model that captures the dynamics of obesity levels in school-age...

Exploring Privacy and Validity in the Land of Plenty

Exploring Privacy and Validity in the Land of Plenty

Cynthia Dwork discusses differential privacy and big data at the SIAM Annual Meeting.

Mathematical Models for Cell Polarization and Gradient Sensing

Mathematical Models for Cell Polarization and Gradient Sensing

At the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Timothy Elston described mathematical approaches to study polarized growth and gradient sensing.

Disease Dynamics and Vaccine Predictability

Disease Dynamics and Vaccine Predictability

Bryan Grenfell of Princeton University talked about mathematically modeling the dynamics of childhood...

Modeling the Biofluids of Reproduction

Modeling the Biofluids of Reproduction

Lisa Fauci, recipient of the Sonia Kovalevsky Lecture prize, gave an invited talk about fluid dynamics and sperm...

Mathematical Modeling of Pulsating Soft Corals

Mathematical Modeling of Pulsating Soft Corals

At a minisymposium celebrating Charles S. Peskin's 70th Birthday, Shilpa Khatri discussed the flow dynamics of soft corals.

SIAM Student Paper Prize Winners Honored

SIAM Student Paper Prize Winners Honored

SIAM Student Paper Prize winners were awarded at the opening ceremony of the SIAM Annual Meeting on Monday, July 11.

Mathematics Careers in Industry

Mathematics Careers in Industry

Jacqueline Ashmore and Christopher Teixeira spoke about their experience with industry careers at an AN16 panel...

Understanding Animal Dynamics Through Behavioral Ecology

Understanding Animal Dynamics Through Behavioral Ecology

At AN16, Tanya Berger-Wolf of the University of Illinois at Chicago gave an invited talk about computational behavioral ecology. 

The Many Applications of Deep Learning

The Many Applications of Deep Learning

Yann LeCun of New York University and Facebook discussed deep learning and its many challenges and opportunities at...

Computationally Modeling Tissue-Engineered Heart Valves

Computationally Modeling Tissue-Engineered Heart Valves

At the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Frank Baaijens described computational approaches using...

Understanding Epilepsy With Mathematics

Understanding Epilepsy With Mathematics

In a minisymposium at the 2016 SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, researchers presented a model that simulates brain activity during a seizure.

Mathematical Models for Bone Formation and Metabolism

Mathematical Models for Bone Formation and Metabolism

Alicia Prieto Langarica gave an overview of modeling bone cell formation at the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences.

A Closer Look at Diabetic Kidney Disease

A Closer Look at Diabetic Kidney Disease

A minisymposium presentation at LS16 discussed diabetic kidney disease and damage to potocyte cells in the...

Network Models of Type 1 Diabetes

Network Models of Type 1 Diabetes

At the SIAM Conference on the Life Sciences, Leon Farhy proposes an endocrine network model to improve the...

Applying Collective Dynamics to Territorial Gang Behaviors

Applying Collective Dynamics to Territorial Gang Behaviors

 Alethea Barbaro presents an agent-based discrete model that simulates gang territorial development at LS16.

Snapshots from the SIAM Annual Meeting

Snapshots from the SIAM Annual Meeting

View snapshots from this week's Annual Meeting and Conference on the Life Sciences.

Sleep-Wake Cycle Modeling

Sleep-Wake Cycle Modeling

Pamela Pyzza described mathematical modeling of influence of temperature on human sleep patterns at LS16.

Modeling the Behavior of Robotic Swarms

Modeling the Behavior of Robotic Swarms

In a minisymposium talk at LS16, Spring Berman addressed the complications and opportunities of robotic swarms.

Classifying Roles of People in Networks

Classifying Roles of People in Networks

In a talk at AN16, Joel Acevedo-Aviles described the process of predicting the role of people in a network based on...

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