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Untangling DNA with Knot Theory

Untangling DNA with Knot Theory

At AN18, Mariel Vazquez employed topological concepts from knot theory to demonstrate that cells detangle DNA with...

Understanding Knowledge Networks in the Brain

Understanding Knowledge Networks in the Brain

During her invited address at AN18, Danielle Bassett illustrated how brains map concepts and construct knowledge...

How Paradoxes Shape Mathematics

How Paradoxes Shape Mathematics

Thomas Hales spoke about mathematical paradoxes during the I. E. Block Community Lecture at AN18 this July.

Wormlike Micellar Solutions, Polymers, and Mucins

Wormlike Micellar Solutions, Polymers, and Mucins

Pam Cook spoke about molecular-level modeling of materials that exhibit similarly schizoid behavior during her AN18...

Towards Model-based Automatic Vehicle Transmissions

Towards Model-based Automatic Vehicle Transmissions

Volker Mehrmann overviewed of his work with differential-algebraic equations during a prize lecture at AN18.

Tribulations and Triumphs of Women in Mathematics

Tribulations and Triumphs of Women in Mathematics

At AN18, a panel of women from academia and industry spoke about the difficulties and successes of being a female mathematician.

Photos from the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting

Photos from the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting

View a sampling of photos from the 2018 SIAM Annual Meeting, including shots of the Prizes and Awards Luncheon.

How Paradoxes Shape Mathematics and Give Us Self-verifying Computer Programs

How Paradoxes Shape Mathematics and Give Us Self-verifying Computer Programs

In his talk at AN18, Thomas Hales will explain how some paradoxes play into self-verifying computer programs.

Seeing Through Rock: Mathematics of Inverse Wave Propagation

Seeing Through Rock: Mathematics of Inverse Wave Propagation

In his talk at AN18, Bill Symes will discuss our knowledge of Earth's interior and how it is an inverse problem.

Inside Out: A Value-Based Approach to Industry Job Hunting

Inside Out: A Value-Based Approach to Industry Job Hunting

Students looking for jobs in industry received advice about soft skills and transdisciplinary training during the...

Connections and Reconnections: A Link Between Mathematics, Physics, and DNA

Connections and Reconnections: A Link Between Mathematics, Physics, and DNA

Like many other areas of mathematics, the field of knot theory is rooted in questions related to the physical world.

The Future of Scientific Computation

The Future of Scientific Computation

Humans have made enormous progress in recent decades regarding certain kinds of predictions.

Algebraic Vision

Algebraic Vision

Algebraic vision is an emerging viewpoint of geometric problems in computer vision that examines polynomial models.

Nonlinear Patterns and Waves: From Spectra to Stability and Dynamics

Nonlinear Patterns and Waves: From Spectra to Stability and Dynamics

Besides being aesthetically pleasing, patterns and waves often serve important beneficial or detrimental functions.

Automatic Behavioral Analysis for Computational Psychiatry at Home

Automatic Behavioral Analysis for Computational Psychiatry at Home

There is a need to develop mathematical tools to analyze behaviors and make diagnosing technology widely available.

Upcoming Career Fair at AN18

Upcoming Career Fair at AN18

The Career Fair at AN18 will take place on July 9 and showcase employers from both industry and government.

Snow Business: Computational Elastoplasticity in the Movies and Beyond

Snow Business: Computational Elastoplasticity in the Movies and Beyond

In his talk at AN18, Joseph Teran will discuss how visual effects rely on a wide range of numerical methods for PDEs.

The Mathematics of Wrinkles and Folds

The Mathematics of Wrinkles and Folds

During his invited talk at AN18, Robert V. Kohn will discuss patterns in the wrinkling and folding of thin elastic...

Recent Advances in Dimensionality Reduction with Provable Guarantees

Recent Advances in Dimensionality Reduction with Provable Guarantees

Jelani Nelson will discuss dimensionality reduction from the viewpoint of low-distortion embeddings at AN18.

Prize Spotlight: Charles F. Van Loan

Prize Spotlight: Charles F. Van Loan

Charles F. Van Loan, Cornell University, is the 2018 recipient of The John von Neumann Lecture prize.

Studying Biological Aggregation Dynamics through Topological Analysis

Studying Biological Aggregation Dynamics through Topological Analysis

Biological aggregations such as bird flocks, fish schools, and insect swarms exhibit collective motion. At AN18,...

Agent-Based Model Limits Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Agent-Based Model Limits Sexual Assault on College Campuses

At ED18, Hannah Callender Highlander presented a mathematical model that uses bystander intervention to limit sexual...

Differential Algebraic Equation Model for a Microbial Electrolysis Cell

Differential Algebraic Equation Model for a Microbial Electrolysis Cell

Mathematical models can enable better understanding of microbial electrolysis cells, which produce hydrogen from...

Image Segmentation and Patient-Specific Fluid Modeling to Predict Cardiac Disease

Image Segmentation and Patient-Specific Fluid Modeling to Predict Cardiac Disease

Mitchel Colebank incorporated geometric uncertainty into a one-dimensional fluid dynamical model of a pulmonary...

Analyzing User Roles in Online Social Networks

Analyzing User Roles in Online Social Networks

User contribution and participation are essential features of online social networks, which require users to perform...

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