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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 sheets.

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, Chad Topaz described the application of topological analysis to...

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 blood vessel network at AN18.

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...

Imagery Analysis Improves Oyster Reef Restoration Efforts in the Chesapeake Bay

Imagery Analysis Improves Oyster Reef Restoration Efforts in the Chesapeake Bay

Sofya Zaytseva uses imagery analysis on oyster reefs in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to model reef morphology and...

A Mathematical Approach to the Vicodin Abuse Problem

A Mathematical Approach to the Vicodin Abuse Problem

Mathematical models can help study the effectiveness of Vicodin abuse prevention methods educating doctors and...

Clustered Cell Migration in the Egg Chamber of the Common Fruit Fly

Clustered Cell Migration in the Egg Chamber of the Common Fruit Fly

Bradford E. Peercy examines clustered cell migration in the egg chamber of Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit...

Circadian Rhythm Model Examines Efficiency of Sleep-Wake Schedules

Circadian Rhythm Model Examines Efficiency of Sleep-Wake Schedules

At AN18, Elizabeth B. Klerman applied the principles of circadian rhythms to human physiology to optimize sleep-wake...

Bitcoin: Generating Revenue Through Delays

Bitcoin: Generating Revenue Through Delays

At AN18, Ciamac Moallemi showed how Bitcoin's blockchain technology uses congestion and delays to fund its...

How Biovariability Affects Hearing Loss

How Biovariability Affects Hearing Loss

At AN18, Hong Zhou described how biovariability can result in a wide range of injury probabilities among people in a...

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